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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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Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails, Rostrevor, Newry

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

Slieve Croob Cycle Route,

A route that offers stunning views of the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob Mountains

The High and Low Roads, Glenavy, Crumlin

This ride climbs steadily to the high point at Cairn Hill above Stoneyford before descending to the lowest point at Sandy Bay on Lough Neagh.

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.

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.


Tranquil rural scenic village to village circular route.

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