The route begins where the Kinnego Embankment meets the Annaloiste Road. Follow the bitumen path as far as it goes and this will take you to the Lough Shore and Lough Neagh DIscovery Centre. Retrace your route to take you back onto NCN 9 & 94.
Public roads: Off Public Road
Getting to the start:
By bicycle: Both NCN 9 & 94 pass the entrance to Oxford Island Nature Reserve. Follow these routes from either the Craigavon or Portadown direction.
By car: Exit M1 at junction 10 and folow the brown signs for Oxford Island Nature Reserve. There is significant parking space at the Discovery Centre.
Public Transport: Take the train to Lurgan station and take bus number 53 to Kinnego Embankment.
Traffic: Cyclists will encounter cars which are also visiting the area. Speed on the main route is controlled using speed bumps.
Terrain:Bitumen and gravel surfaces
Point of interest:Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
5 Bird hides located around the shore line
Facilities:The parking and toilet facilities at both the Discovery Centre and Kinnego Marina are fully accessible. There are cafe facilities at both venues however opening hours should be checked before arrival to avoid disappointment.
Accessibility information:Some of the trails around the Island have steps and stiles although most are accessible. There are 2 mobility scooters avilable for use by the public however, the availability of these should be checked before arrival to avoid disappointment.
Accessible toilet facilities:Yes
Publication:Walking & Cycling in Craigavon
Publication availability:Oxford Island Discovery Centre TIC