Site Map
Print this Page
Translate this Page …
Colour Options …
Text Size …
PolishPolish LithuanianLithuanian PortuguesePortuguese Chinese (Simple)Chinese (Simple) Chinese (Traditional)Chinese (Traditional) OtherOther ...
NormalNormal NormalBlack on white NormalBlack on yellow NormalWhite on black NormalBlack on grey NormalYellow on black
NormalNormal LargerLarger LargestLargest
Cycle NI - Your definitive guide to cycling in Northern Ireland
White Hare Cycle Route
Route Location

White Hare Cycle Route

If you need an introduction to the Sperrins, then An Creagán is probably your best place to begin. This fantastic Visitor Centre sits at the foot of Mullaghacarn marks the start of the White Hare route as it loops through this amazing, unique landscape for a hilly 36 miles.

CountyTyroneDistance36 miles
Nearest TownCarrickmoreOS Map12, 13
Route TypeHill, Parkland and GrasslandRoute ShapeCircular
AONBOther AreaGrid Ref (Start)H623788
Public RoadsOn Public RoadGrid Ref (End)H623788


Some hilly sections. Tarmac Roads.

Point of Interest

An Creagán, Cregandevesky Court Tomb, Beaghmore Stone Circles

Route Description

The route starts by heading north and east, over towards the seven stone circles at Beaghmore. The wide open skies, quiet roads and the rich colour palette of the blanket bogland, make this perfect cycling country. From Beaghmore climb in the direction of Gortin, crossing the Owenkillew River and passing standing stones and cairns strewn in the surrounding fields. Turn south towards Greencastle where the road rises before dropping down into Mountfield. Swing right, taking care crossing the main road and climb once again to Loughmacrory and then into the small town of Carrickmore, take a breather here before the tough return leg.

The route then climbs around Cregganconroe up to the remarkable Creggandevesky Court Tomb. It was revealed when the blanket bog was removed in the 80s. Back in the saddle pull yourself to the top of the climb and get a well deserved descent, finishing at An Creagán.

Getting to the Start

Carrickmore is a small village situated half way between Omagh and Cookstown off the Barony Road (A505). Turn off on the Cregan Road signposted for Carrickmore.


Quiet country roads


Cafés, restaurants, toilets, accommodation, information panel

Information for People with a Disability

This route has accessible toilet facilities.

Well Surfaced Quiet Country Roads.

Available Publication

Sperrins Cycle Routes - Route 4

Sustrans Shop


Cycle Hire

Sperrins Cycle Breaks
John Donaghy, An Cregan Visitor Centre, Creggan, OMAGH
Phone: 028 8076 1112


Click an image to open the image gallery for White Hare Cycle Route.

Maps and Downloads

The following downloads are available for White Hare Cycle Route:

PDF Document
923.2 KB
PDF Document
4.6 MB
PDF Document
519.2 KB

Share Your Thoughts

Cycled on White Hare Cycle Route? Please share your rating and feedback comments.

  click to rate
Your Name
Allow my comments to be shown on this page
Enter this text in the field below

Print Out This Route

Click the link below to open a printer-friendly version of the information for White Hare Cycle Route.

Cycle Northern Ireland Brochure

Free Brochure

The NEW Cycle Northern Ireland Brochure is now available to order and download. Visit our brochures website to get your copy today.

Keep Up To Date

Subscribe to the free E-Newsletter to get regular updates on new cycle routes and cycling news in Northern Ireland.

Sign Up Today >
Enjoyed this site? Why not check out...
Outdoor NILocal OutdoorsWalk NICanoe NIBeach NIMTB NIDiscover Northern IrelandFacebookTwitter Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive Londonderry Cycle Routes Antrim Cycle Routes Down Cycle Routes Armagh Cycle Routes Tyrone Cycle Routes Fermanagh Cycle Routes