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Medium Routes

Medium cycle routes offer the perfect day ride. Ranging from 11 - 60 miles, they provide a great way to explore some of the more rural and picturesque areas of Northern Ireland. Take on the hills in the Mournes or the Sperrins or enjoy the sea air along the North Coast or Strangford Lough.

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Portaferry,

This circular route links the tranquil shores of Strangford Lough with the sometimes exhilarating beaches of the Irish Sea with views of the Isle of Man on a clear day.

A Country Down Tour, Lisburn

A hilly ride through drumlin country to the SE of Lisburn which passes lakes and loughs with great views of the Mourne Mountains, Belfast Hills and the Lagan Valley.

Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails, Rostrevor, Newry

These trails offer challenging climbs with some serious descents and Ireland's first two official downhill trails.

Maze, Moira and Maghaberry, Lisburn

Following quiet roads this ride heads west towards Moira then steady climbing to Maghaberry. Some steep descents with sharp bends before returning to Lisburn on the Lagan Towpath. Also includes a short section with busy fast-moving traffic

The Bush,

Rural cycling on quiet country roads in the vicinity of the River Bush

Whiterock and Mahee Island,

This 27 mile route along the western shores of Strangford Lough and drumlin country rewards cyclists with some of the finest views of the Lough to be had by bicycle. This route is part of regional cycle route 20.

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