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Swatragh Cycle Route

Enjoy this route with impressive views of the Glenshane Pass snaking away in the distance and the ancient woodland and dolmen you pass along the way.

County

Londonderry

Nearest Town

Maghera

Route Type

Forest

AONB

Sperrins

Grid Ref (Start)

C853004

Distance

15 Miles

OS Map

8

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

On Public road

Grid Ref (End)

C853004

terrain

Hills and woodland

route description

Route Signing: The '10' signage will guide you along the Swatragh Cycle Route.

Advice & Recommendations:

- This route has some steep climbs

- Take care on the A29 in Swatragh

- Take care on the A42 in Maghera

Local Tourist Information Points:

- Information Panel located in Maghera Town Centre

- Nearest Tourist Information Centre, Magherafelt

Tel: 028 7963 1510

Cycle Shop:

- The nearest cycle shops are located in Castledawson and Moneymore

Ulsterbus Public Transport:

- Magherafelt

Tel: 028 7963 2218

getting to the start

Recommend beginning the cycle route in Maghera and following the Route '10' signage to Swatragh.

traffic

- This route has some steep climbs - Take care on the A29 in Swatragh - Take care on the A42 in Maghera

facilities

Public House, Cafe, Post Office, Shop and Public Convenience located in Maghera. Public House and Shop located in Swatragh

information for People with a Disability

This route has some steep climbs

available publications

The Swatragh Cycle Route

Published by Sustrans, available at most Sperrins Tourist Information points, Tel: 028 86747700

Cycle hire

Sperrins Cycle Breaks
John Donaghy An Cregan Visitor Centre Creggan OMAGH
Email: info@an-creagan.com
Phone: 028 8076 1112
Web: www.an-creagan.com

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Quite a hilly route but once you get over the climbs there are some great long downhill sections. Cycle route not very well sign posted in places, was able to find my way around as I know the area. Some great views.

Chris
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