For a stunning cycle ride along the North Coast, follow NCN Route 93 between the Giants Causeway in the east and Benone in the west, passing through the resort towns of Portrush, (including East Strand, Portrush and West Strand, Portrush), Portstewart and Castlerock. Significant stretches of the route are along traffic-free paths.
|County||Antrim, Londonderry||Distance||22 miles|
|Nearest Town||Bushmills and Portballintrae||OS Map||Sheet 4 Discoverer Series|
|Route Type||Coastal||Route Shape||Linear|
|AONB||Binevenagh, Causeway Coast||Grid Ref (Start)||C944438|
|Public Roads||On Public Road||Grid Ref (End)||C719358|
This route starts at the Giants Causeway and follows NCN Route 93 to Bushmills, Portrush, Portstewart, Coleraine and Castlerock. The route is signed in both directions. The first section of the route follows the traffic-free shared use pathway adjacent to the Giants Causeway & Bushmills Heritage Railway line. On reaching Castlerock, follow the cycle path to Downhill. At Downhill cyclists can either cycle along the beach to Benone or follow the main coast road.
It is useful to refer to the "Cycling in the Borough of Coleraine" leaflet when attempting this route. See Attachments.
This route has accessible toilet facilities.
"Cycling in the Borough of Coleraine" leaflet. Ballyshannon to Ballycastle - Sustrans Map
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