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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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The Downshire Trail, Hillsborough

This ‘lumpy’ ride linking Hillsborough and Moira is rewarding in places with great views over the Lagan Valley and Belfast Hills whilst following in the footsteps of the Marquis of Downshire.

Cranfield Greencastle Route,

A gentle cycle mainly on the flat taking in an award winning Cranfield Beach (Blue Flag), an Anglo-Norman Castle, the ruins of a Norman Church, an Old Irish Ferry Pier and other interesting Points of Interest.

Legananny Cycle Route,

This is an interesting circular cycle route between Finnis and Castlewellan, passing through some very pleasant countryside with spectacular views of the Mourne Mountains

Cushendall,

This route rises from sea-level to 290m and links the beaches at Waterfoot and Cushendun to the hills of the Antrim Plateau passing through some of the famous Glens of Antrim.

Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails, Rostrevor, Newry

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

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.

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