The Lagan and Lough Cycle Way is a level, mostly traffic-free cycle ride or walk connecting Lisburn, Belfast and Jordanstown. The route is suitable for novice and family cyclists of all ages and abilities and passes along the waterside of the Lagan Towpath and Belfast Lough. The route can be split easily into shorter sections by the use of trains, which carry cycles. There are several stations along the route including one at each end.
From Lisburn, the route follows a long river and canal-side path to Shaws Bridge before passing through Clement Wilson Park and on into the centre of Belfast. After the ferry terminals and dockland area, you will cross onto the North Foreshore Path taking you on to Jordanstown, alongside the Belfast Lough. The Belfast Lough Nature Reserve is an important feeding area for a large range of wildfowl including redshanks, oystercatchers and black-tailed godwits.
Need more information? Download the Lagan and Lough Cycle Way leaflet.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.