Site Map
Print this Page
Translate this Page …
Colour Options …
Text Size …
PolishPolish LithuanianLithuanian PortuguesePortuguese Chinese (Simple)Chinese (Simple) Chinese (Traditional)Chinese (Traditional) OtherOther ...
NormalNormal NormalBlack on white NormalBlack on yellow NormalWhite on black NormalBlack on grey NormalYellow on black
NormalNormal LargerLarger LargestLargest
Cycle NI - Your definitive guide to cycling in Northern Ireland
Ulster Canal Cycle Trail
Route Location
 

Ulster Canal Cycle Trail

The Ulster Canal Cycle Trail travels through a rich scenic tapestry of lowland lakes and rushing rivers. An array of tourist attractions are situated along the route and include forest parks, historic houses and gallaries with plenty of opportunities to stop at traditional restaurants and pubs to savour local specialities.

CountyArmagh, TyroneDistance48 miles
Nearest TownMagheryOS Map19 & 28
Route TypeParkland and GrasslandRoute ShapeLinear
AONBOther AreaGrid Ref (Start)H923636
Public RoadsOn Public RoadGrid Ref (End)H498259

Terrain

Gentle Gradients

Point of Interest

With much to see along the route, take time to stop in the local villages and town as well as Peatlands Park, The Argory, Rossmore Forest Park and Clones Stores

Route Description

This route has been sign-posted following the national cycle networks blue signs, with finals on top of poles to indicate Ulster Canal Cycle Trail.

Going from Maghery to Benburb follow the Route 11 signs.

From Benburb to Tynan follow the Route 95 signs.

Going from Tynan to Clones follow the route 91 signs.

If leaving from Clones the same route numbers will be used.

Getting to the Start

Bus Service available:-
Translink - www.translink.co.uk - 0044 (0) 28 9066 6630
Bus Eireann - www.buseireann.ie - 00353 (0) 749121309

If travelling my car, parking facilities are available both at Maghery County Park or if you decide to start from Clones parking facilities are available at Clones Stores.

Traffic

Majority of road cycling will be on small country route, with a small element on forest track

Facilities

Along the route there are a number of traditional restaurants cafes, pubs to savour local specialities. Also in the majority of villages and town you pass through public toilet facilities are available.

Information for People with a Disability

This route has accessible toilet facilities.

The route is gentle gradients along county roads.

Available Publication

Leaflet of route can be accessed online or my contacting Tourist Information Centres in the area

Contact Tourist Information Centre or Blackwater Regional Partnerhsip Offices on 0044 (0) 28 3756 9000

Links

Cycle Hire

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

One feedback comment has been left by a reader about Ulster Canal Cycle Trail:

Maps and Downloads

The following downloads are available for Ulster Canal Cycle Trail:

PDF Document
3.4 MB

Share Your Thoughts

Cycled on Ulster Canal Cycle Trail? Please share your rating and feedback comments.

  click to rate
Your Name
Email
Comments
Publish
Allow my comments to be shown on this page
Captcha
Enter this text in the field below

Print Out This Route

Click the link below to open a printer-friendly version of the information for Ulster Canal Cycle Trail.

Cycle Northern Ireland Brochure

Free Brochure

The NEW Cycle Northern Ireland Brochure is now available to order and download. Visit our brochures website to get your copy today.

Keep Up To Date

Subscribe to the free CycleNI.com E-Newsletter to get regular updates on new cycle routes and cycling news in Northern Ireland.

Sign Up Today >
Enjoyed this site? Why not check out...
Outdoor NILocal OutdoorsWalk NICanoe NIBeach NIMTB NIDiscover Northern IrelandFacebookTwitter
CycleNI.com Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive Londonderry Cycle Routes Antrim Cycle Routes Down Cycle Routes Armagh Cycle Routes Tyrone Cycle Routes Fermanagh Cycle Routes WalkNI.com OutdoorNI.com CanoeNI.com