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Castlewellan Blue Trail

This easy going blue trail begins by running parallel to Castlewellan Lake on an elevated singetrack trail with incredible panoramic views  before rejoining the gentler green route back to the trailhead.

The first half of this trail undulates through woodland on singletrack with a number of rollers thrown in to make for a fun trail, perfect for those looking develop to their bike handling skills.

Public roads: Off Public Road

Getting to the start: From Belfast take the A24 towards Newcastle and turn off at Clough Village onto the A25 road to Newry. Castlewellan town is approximately 8 kilometres from this junction and the Forest Park entrance is signposted off the main street.

Traffic: May encounter Forest Service vehicles or timber lorries. During the fishing season (March to November) may also encounter cars belonging to anglers

Distance

2.8

Terrain

Trail is on well maintained forest and mountain bike paths.

Point of interest

Victorian Castle, famous lakes, Peace Maze

Facilities

Forest Park facilities include car, minibus and coach parking, fully accessible toilets and The Grange cafe. Please note the cafe is open at weekends from Easter to end of June and throughout September. Open daily during July and August.

Publication

Castlewellan Forest Mountain Bike Trails Card.

Order at http://www.mountainbikeni.com/trail-cards/

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Castlewellan Blue Trail

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www.cycleni.com/6230/castlewellan-blue-trail/

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