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Cycle NI - Your definitive guide to cycling in Northern Ireland
Lough Fea Cycle Route
Route Location

Lough Fea Cycle Route

A delightful route taking in the archaeology of Beaghmore Stone Circles, the remote Glenelly Valley, charm of Lough Fea and the hustle and bustle of Cookstown.

CountyTyroneDistance41 Miles
Nearest TownCookstownOS Map13
Route TypeLakeland, Parkland and Grassland, WoodlandRoute ShapeCircular
AONBSperrinsGrid Ref (Start)H806784
Public RoadsOn Public RoadGrid Ref (End)H806784


This route has some steep climbs

Point of Interest

Cookstown: 17th century market town boasts the widest and longest mainstreet in Ireland.

Wellbrook Beetling Mill - A National Trust property: The only functioning beetling mill left in the world.

Lough Fea: Natural fresh water Lough, suitable for boating and canoeing. An area of wild scenic beauty.

Route Description

- This route has some steep climbs.

- This route can be shortened by use of the road past Davagh forest

- A short detour to the Sperrin Heritage Centre is highly recommended.

Getting to the Start

Begin route at Cookstown Tourist Information Centre and follow the '5' signage along the Lough Fea Cycle Route.


The route can be shortened by use of the road past Davagh forest.


Tourist Information Centre, Public Houses, Cafes, Post offices, Shopping, Public Conveiences and Public Telephones located in Cookstown.

Public Houses, Post Office, Shopping, Public Conveniences and Public Telephone located in Draperstown

Public House and Post Office located in Broughderg

Information for People with a Disability

This route has accessible toilet facilities.

The route has some steep climbs.

Available Publication

The Lough Fea Cycle Route leaflet

Published by Sustrans, available from Cookstown Tourist Information centre, Tel: 028 8676 9949


Cycle Hire

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

Maps and Downloads

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