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

  • Starting in Ireland at the Atlantic coast, this route heads inland from Ballyshannon, over the border towards Lough Erne.

  • 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.

  • Belfast to Ballyshannon via: Lisburn, Portadown, Armagh, Dungannon, Cookstown, Omagh, Enniskillen, Belcoo.

  • 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 Kingfisher Cycle Trail follows minor country roads through the border counties of Fermanagh, Leitrim, Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan forming a rough 'figure of 8' that takes in many Loughs from Lower Lough Erne in the north, to Lough Allen and Upper Lough Erne in the south.

  • 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.

  • National Route 94

    A mostly level 113 mile circuit of Lough Neagh, the largest freshwater lake in Britain and Ireland, on quiet, virtually traffic-free minor roads and lanes with short stretches of traffic-free path. The route takes in Antrim, Portadown and Toome along the way.

  • 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 91

    National Route 91 of the National Cycle Network is open and signed between Portadown and Tynan in Northern Ireland and also as a figure of eight based around Enniskillen known as the Kingfisher Trail.

  • National Route 92

    National Route 92 of the National Cycle Network runs from Ballinamallard near Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh to Derry. It forms part of the Ballyshannon to Ballycastle cycle route.  

  • National Route 93

    National Route 93 of the National Cycle Network runs from Derry to Bangor via Belfast. See text below for details of open sections.

  • National Route 94

    National Route 94 of the National Cycle Network is 113 mile, on-road circuit of Lough Neagh and is known as the Loughshore Trail. 

  • National Route 95

    National Route 95 of the National Cycle Network goes north from Tynan, Co Armagh to the shore of Lough Neagh and then across to Pettigo via Newtonstewart via the Sperrin Mountains.

  • 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.

  • National Route 99

    National Route 99 of the National Cycle Network traverses the Ards peninsula in Co Down, skirts the southern shores of Strangford Lough and down to Newcastle, Co Down.

  • NCN 99

    The route passes by Delamont Country Park, Inch Abbey, Downpatrick St Patrick Centre, Exploris, Portaferry, Scrabo Tower, Newtownards, Castle Espie and Nendrum with stunning scenic views of Strangford Lough, the Irish Seacoast and the Mourne Mountains en route.