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With hundreds of routes to choose from, the National Cycle Network is a great way to discover the UK. 

  • Connecting Bangor to Newtownards, this cycle route is a mixture of traffic free paths and quiet country roads and lanes which starts off on the traffic free North Down Coastal Path through Crawfordsburn Country Park before heading inland to Newtownards past the Clandeboye Estate on country roads.

  • This stunning 23-mile cycle route runs along the North Atlantic coast from Castlerock to the Giant's Causeway via Coleraine, and forms part of National Route 93.

  • A tranquil green corridor all the way from Comber to the heart of East Belfast along the old Belfast to Comber railway line.

  • Ride through the Borough of Craigavon linking inland waterways, the shores of Lough Neagh and picturesque villages

  • The ecos Cycle Trail is a 17 mile cycle route between Ballymena and Glenarm mainly along quiet minor roads through and over the Antrim Plateau.

  • Connecting Derry City to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane this cycle route is a mixture of traffic free paths and quiet country roads and lanes which crosses between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

  • The Inis Eoghain Cycleway is a 55km loop connecting The River Foyle in County Londonderry to Lough Swilly in Donegal.

  • The Lagan and Lough Cycle Way is a level, traffic-free cycle ride or walk connecting Lisburn, Belfast and Jordanstown.

  • A 24 mile cycle route stretching from the northern Sperrins foothills at Foreglen, through the Roe Valley, over the magnificent Binevenagh mountain with spectacular views of Lough Foyle.

  • The route travels from Lough Neagh to the north Coast where it meets the Atlantic ocean at the Barmouth near Castlerock.

  • This cycle and walking route from the Bann Bridge in Portadown to the Town Hall in Newry is a 20 mile trip on part of route 9 of the National Cycle Network. The route follows the towpath on the western bank of the, now non-navigable, Newry Canal.

  • National Route 9

    This route will eventually connect Belfast and Dublin. The route is currently open and signed between Queen Elizabeth Bridge in Belfast and Slieve Gullion (south of Newry) via Lisburn, Craigavon, Portadown and Scarva.

  • National Route 96

    National Route 96 of the National Cycle Network connects Toome and Coleraine, Co Londonderry.

  • National Route 97

    National Route 97 of the National Cycle Network links Glenarm to Randalstown via Ballymena and the ecos Millennium Centre. See text below for details of open sections.

  • A 77km linear cycle trail between Maghery, Co Armagh and Clones Co Monaghan.