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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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Kilkeel Cycle Route,

A 28 mile cycle route exploring the South East corner of the Country. The route passes Carlingford Lough and Silent Valley Reservoir. Some hilly sections but your efforts are certainly rewarded with the views that this route offers.

Over Drumlins and Past Lakes, Hillsborough

A challenging but rewarding ride through ‘Drumlin Country’ with lots of short climbs and descents between rivers and small lakes.

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.

To Lough Neagh and Back, Lisburn

A challenging ride in parts, which passes through the flatlands to the west of Lisburn to reach Lough Neagh then climbs the lower slopes of the Belfast Hills before descending sharply back into Lisburn.

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.

Derg Valley,

Beginning at Newtownstewart travelling through the quiet countryside of West Tyrone.

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