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Derrytrasna Loop
Route Location
 

Derrytrasna Loop

Starting at the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre and Oxford Island Nature Reserve this route follows the shoreline before heading into the urban town of Craigavon. The route passes many points of interest. Bike hire is available nearby.

CountyArmaghDistance26
Nearest TownCraigavonOS Map20
Route TypeLakeland, Parkland and Grassland, UrbanRoute ShapeCircular
AONBOther AreaGrid Ref (Start)J049622
Public RoadsOn Public RoadGrid Ref (End)J049622

Terrain

Pubic roads and tarmac paths.

Point of Interest

Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island Nature Reserve, Kinnego Marina, Craigavon Lakes and City Park, Craigavon Watersports Centre (Bike Hire Available) Emersons Quay, Tannaghmore Animal Farm & Gardens.

Route Description

As this route is quite detailed, it is advisable to purchase a NCN 94 Loughhshore Trail Map. The starting point is at The Lough Neagh Discovery Centre and can be followed in either direction.

Getting to the Start

Route Number NCN 94 The Loughshore Trail. The Lough Neagh Discovery is signposted off the M1 Motorway. Bus transport is available from Craigavon Town Centre. Car Parking is available at The Discovery Centre and also Kinnego Marina.

Traffic

Cyclists will experience traffic en route especially approaching the town of Criagavon. Part of this cycle way is on traffic free paths.

Facilities

Restaurant, Car Parking and Toilet facilities are available at The Lough Neagh Discovery Centre.

Information for People with a Disability

This route has accessible toilet facilities.

Disabled access at Lough Neagh Discovery Centre.

Available Publication

National Cycle Network (NCN) 94 The Loughshore Trail Route Map. Also free Loughshore Trail brochure.

Map available to buy from www.sustrans.co.uk. Brochure available to download from www.loughshoretrail.com or www.discoverloughneagh.com. Also available from Tourist Information Centres around the Lough.

Links

Cycle Hire

Craigavon Watersports Centre
1 Lake Road, Craigavon, www.craigavonactivity.org
Phone: 028 3834 2669

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