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The Castle

Starting and finishing at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre in Ballymoney, this 19.5 mile cycle route winds its way through quiet country roads close to Loughguile village and Lissanoure Castle Estate.

County

Antrim

Nearest Town

Ballymoney

Route Type

Urban

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

C963248

Distance

19.5 miles

OS Map

8

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

On Public road

Grid Ref (End)

C963248

terrain

Relatively quiet rural roads with several steep hill climbs, i.e Knockahollet Road

route description

Starting at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre turn right onto Garryduff Road and then left onto Glenlough Road. Go straight over the A26 - be extra careful. Go straight over the next cross roads, still continuing on the Glenlough Road and crossing the railway line. At the t-junction turn right onto Tummock Road. At the end of the road, turn right onto Loughabin Road. At the cross roads turn left onto Knockahollet road. Continue to the cross roads and go straight over - take extra care. Continue to follow Knockahollet road as it skirts Lissanoure estate. Turn left onto Ballyveely road. Continue to the crossroads where you turn left onto Pharis Road. At the cross roads go straight over - take extra care. Turn left onto Moor road. At the cross roads go straight over, still on the Moor Road. Take care descending towards first Kilraughts reformed presbyterian church. At the t-junction turn left onto Moyan road. Continue and turn right into Pinehill Road. At the t-junction turn right onto Lisboy Road. At the cross roads turn left onto Loughabin road. Turn right onto Tummock Road. Turn left onto Glenlough Road, recrossing the railway line. Go straight over the cross roads and with extreme care go straight over the next cross roads with the A26, still on the Glenlough Road. Turn right onto Garryduff Road and back to Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre.

getting to the start

The Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre is signed from the A26 along the B62

traffic

Relatively quiet rural roads except A26 crossing points where particular care needs to be taken

facilities

Car parking, toilets and refreshments are available at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre

information for People with a Disability

The Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre offers disabled friendly toilet and refreshment facilities

available publications

Cycle Ballymoney

Available at Ballymoney TIC, 028 2766 0230

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