Lower Bann Route

Route Details

  • From - to: Toome to Castlerock
  • Type: Quiet roads
  • Surface: Tarmac
  • Distance: 45 miles, linear route
  • National Cycle Network: Route 96

Route Description

The Lower Bann cycleway is a cycle route through unspoilt countryside following the Lower Bann River Corridor from Lough Neagh, through the rolling countryside of Counties Antrim and Londonderry to the north Coast where it meets the Atlantic ocean at the Barmouth near Castlerock.

The route offers quiet and scenic country roads, passing through or close to the towns of Toome, Portglenone, Kilrea, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Castlerock. The route has a great diversity of natural and cultural heritage attractions and huge potential for the adventurous touring cyclist.

Download the Lower Bann cycleway leaflet.

Map: The Causeway Coast & Glens Cycle Map 52

Things to see and do

  • Portglenone Forest and Marina
  • Riverside Park, Ballymoney
  • Mountsandal Fort, Coleraine
  • Christie Park, Coleraine
  • Hezlett House
  • The Barmouth
Latitude: 
54.98560792439514
Longitude: 
-6.163468232421803
Zoom level: 
10
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Description: 

Map shows the National Cycle Network and local routes in this area.

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

Length: 
45 miles