Cycle Northern Ireland -

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.

Nearest TownCraigavon
Distance26 miles
OS Map20
Route TypeLakeland, Parkland and Grassland, Urban
Route ShapeCircular
Public RoadsOn Public Road
AONBOther Area
Grid Ref (Start)J049622
Grid Ref (End)J049622


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.


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


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 Brochure available to download from or Also available from Tourist Information Centres around the Lough.


This information is provided by Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland, The Stableyard, Barnett's Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5PB.

Tel: 028 9030 3930
Fax: 028 9062 6248

Every care has been taken to ensure accuracy of the information. We cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions but where such are brought to our attention, the information will be amended accordingly.