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Short Routes

You don’t have to cycle for miles and miles to enjoy cycling in Northern Ireland.

Country parks, forest parks, tow paths and disused railways are home to short cycle routes under 10 miles.  Many are traffic-free so therefore perfect for some family fun.

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Dundrum Coastal Path,

A short coastal cycle with views across Dundrum Inner Bay

Comber Greenway, Belfast

The Comber Greenway is a 7 mile traffic free section of the National Cycle Network which follows the old Belfast - Comber Railway line.

Barnett Demesne Mountain Bike Trails, Belfast

On the outskirts of Belfast, Barnett Demesne boasts mountain biking trails to suit all ages and abilities.

Castlewellan Mountain Bike Trails,

The Castlewellan Mountain Bike Trails boast flowing singletrack and incredible views of the Mourne Mountains.

Larne to Brown’s Bay,

Cross Larne Lough in a 30 foot ferry boat and cycle 2 miles to sandy Brown's Bay Beach. In a very short space of time you will be in a delightfully quiet and unspoiled part of Northern Ireland.

Claudy Country Park,

The park is sign-posted on the Cumber Road (B49), just outside the village of Claudy. The route follows the surfaced trails through the former grounds of Cumber House. A good firm surface stretches for a mile along rivers and through woodland.

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