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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.

County

Armagh

Nearest Town

Maghery

Route Type

Parkland and Grassland

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

H923636

Distance

48 miles

OS Map

19 & 28

Route Shape

Linear

On/Off Road

On Public road

Grid Ref (End)

H498259

terrain

Gentle Gradients

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

The route is gentle gradients along county roads.

available publications

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

Cycle hire

Craigavon Watersports Centre
1 Lake Road Craigavon www.craigavonactivity.org
Email: watersports.centre@craigavon.gov.uk
Phone: 028 3834 2669
Web: www.craigavonactivity.org

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brillant ,,,,,,,wish there was more like it,,,,,,

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