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Rostrevor Black Trail

The Rostrevor Black Trail raises the stakes that little bit more for mountain bikers. Diverging significantly from the red loop, the 19km of black trails will push riders further, and give even more back. 

With a mouth watering 27km red trail in addition to the hair raising 19km black trail, Rostrevor is believed by many to be the top spot for mountain biking in Ireland.

When you add not just one but two purpose-built downhill trails to the mix, there’s no denying it… Rostrevor is a mountain bikers’ haven!

 

County

Down

Nearest Town

Rostrevor

Route Type

Forest

AONB

Mournes

Grid Ref (Start)

J185180

Distance

11.8 miles

OS Map

Sheet 29

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

Off Public road

Grid Ref (End)

J185180

terrain

Purpose built mountain bike trails.

route description

This black trail follows the same route as the red trail to the summit of Slievemartin and around Slievebane before splitting off at Rostrevor Forest.

This trail then navigates a heart-racing section of technical singletrack to meet the return route along Kilbroney Valley back to the trailhead. This is a challenging route only suitable for experienced mountain bikers.

 

getting to the start

Located approximately 46 miles from Belfast, 75 miles from Dublin, the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails can be found on the Shore Road between Rostrevor and Kilkeel. The trailhead is only half a mile outside Rostrevor village; signposted Rostrevor Forest/Kilbroney Park. TRAILHEAD POST CODE: BT34 3AA

traffic

N/A

facilities

Uplift service, bike hire, cafe, showers, car parking, toilets, bike wash.

information for People with a Disability

/

available publications

Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trail Card. Order at http://www.mountainbikeni.com/trail-cards/

In stock

Cycle hire

East Coast Adventure Centre
34 Lower Knockbarragh Road Rostrevor Newry
Email: info@eastcoastadventure.com
Phone: +44(0)28 417 39923 / 417 38516
Web: www.eastcoastadventure.com/

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