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The Mill

Starting and finishing at Drumaheglis marina and caravan park, this short 4.5 mile cycle uses quiet countryside roads to travel to the historic mill village of Balnamore via a section of NCN96 the Lower Bann Cycleway.

County

Antrim

Nearest Town

Balnamore Village

Route Type

Urban

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

C901254

Distance

4.5 miles

OS Map

8

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

On Public road

Grid Ref (End)

C901254

terrain

Easy cycle on quiet rural roads, mostly flat.

route description

Starting at Drumaheglis Marina turn left onto Glenstall Road, at the t-junction turn right over the railway and continue through MacFin village. Take a right turn at the cross roads into Taughey Road (or continue straight ahead for 3/4 miles to visit Leslie Hill Open farm, which is on the right hand side). Following the Taughey Road, continue to the next t-junction making a right turn onto Balnamore Road. Continue through Balnamore village to teh next t-junction, looking out for the chimney at Balnamore Mill. Turn right into Glenstall road and continue onto the entrance of Drumaheglis marina.

getting to the start

Drumaheglis Marina is signposted from Ballymoney town off the B66 Bann Road.

traffic

Quiet rural roads

facilities

Drumaheglis marina, the starting and finishing point of this cycle route offers fully accessible toilet facilities, a small shop, camping, picnic areas and play area. There is also a small shop in Balnamore village.

information for People with a Disability

Drumaheglis marina and caravan site offers fully accessible facilities.

available publications

Cycle Ballymoney

Available at Ballymoney TIC.

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