Swatragh Cycle Route

Cycling Route

Route Signing: The '10' signage will guide you along the Swatragh Cycle Route.

Advice & Recommendations:

- This route has some steep climbs

- Take care on the A29 in Swatragh

- Take care on the A42 in Maghera

Local Tourist Information Points:

- Information Panel located in Maghera Town Centre

- Nearest Tourist Information Centre, Magherafelt

Tel: 028 7963 1510

Cycle Shop:

- The nearest cycle shops are located in Castledawson and Moneymore

Ulsterbus Public Transport:

- Magherafelt

Tel: 028 7963 2218

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start: Recommend beginning the cycle route in Maghera and following the Route '10' signage to Swatragh.

- This route has some steep climbs
- Take care on the A29 in Swatragh
- Take care on the A42 in Maghera

Nearest town:



15 Miles

OS map:


Start Point:


Finish Point:



Hills and woodland

Point of interest:

Upperlands: This village is the birthplace of Charles Thompson, the Secretary of the Continental Congress who wrote and delivered the American Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Tirnorney Dolmen: 4,000 - 6,000 years old, originally used as a megalithic tomb.

Swatragh's Old School: Built in 1826 by The Mercers Company from London.


Public House, Cafe, Post Office, Shop and Public Convenience located in Maghera.

Public House and Shop located in Swatragh

Accessibility information:

This route has some steep climbs

Accessible toilet facilities:



The Swatragh Cycle Route

Publication availability:

Published by Sustrans, available at most Sperrins Tourist Information points, Tel: 028 86747700

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Magherafelt Tourist Information Centre
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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