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Swatragh Cycle 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.

Traffic:

- This route has some steep climbs

- Take care on the A29 in Swatragh

- Take care on the A42 in Maghera

Distance

15 Miles

Terrain

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.

Facilities

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

Public House and Shop located in Swatragh

Publication

The Swatragh Cycle Route

Publication availability

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

Facilities

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Swatragh Cycle Route

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www.cycleni.com/44/swatragh-cycle-route/

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