ROAD/ PATH CYCLING
Local country lanes can be used and the owner can advise on suitable routes for the family or the cycling enthusiast. Various cycle paths are within a 20 minute drive and again the owner has first-hand knowledge of these tracks and can advise accordingly
Here are some suggestions for Mountain Biking in Northern Ireland, but for more details please visit the Discover Northern Ireland website by clicking on the below button.
CASTLEWELLAN FOREST PARK
(14 miles from Clintagh Cottages)
One of Northern Ireland’s most famous lakes, a stunning Victorian Castle, with incredible panoramic views with green, blue and red grade trails (including black options). Castlewellan is a must-visit for mountain bikers of all ages and abilities.
ROSTREVOR FOREST PARK
(26 miles from Clintagh Cottages and is a very pleasant drive through the Dromara Hills and Western Mournes)
With 27km red trail and a hair raising 19km black trail, Rostrevor is believed by many to be the top spot for mountain biking in Ireland.
When you add not just one but two purpose-built downhill trails to the mix, there’s no denying it… Rostrevor is a mountain bikers’ haven!
(19 miles from Clintagh Cottages through the scenic Dromara Hills)
This skills course has approximately 1.5 km of single-track trail, with a wide range of features, including rollers, berms, drop offs, table tops, rock sections and log rolls.
The variety and size of the features ensures that there are plenty of opportunities for all bikers to develop their riding and concentrate on specific skills in a progressive manner.