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AboutStarting at the Lough Shore Park in Antrim, this section of the Loughshore Trail follows alongside the Six Mile Water river, before heading across the old stone Deerpark Bridge, then west through the beautifully kept grounds of Clotworthy House. Turn left at the junction with the Randalstown Road, and follow this route into Randalstown. As you apprach the town, the route takes you past a spectacular Railway viaduct over the River Maine and into the town centre.
For more detailed information on this route, please contact Antrim Tourist Information Centre on 028 94428331.
Also consult the Loughshore Trail leaflet produced by the Lough Neagh Partnership. See Publications.
Public roads: On Public Road
Getting to the start:
This route is on the 113 mile Loughshore Trail. This route is also on Route 93 of National Cycle Network.
By Car: Take the Antrim Road north out of Belfast to Templepatrick. Turn left at the Roundabout and then right on the A6 towards Dunadry. This road leads all the way into the centre of Antrim Town. As you approach the centre, follow the signs down to the Lough Shore Park, where you can park up.
Traffic: Traffic can get busy around the town centres at peak times. Route tends to stick to quieter minor roads.
Relatively flat, well surfaced roads with short stretches on cycle paths.
Point of interest:
Clotworthy House Randalstown Railway Viaduct Shanes Castle
Toilets and refreshments are available in both towns of Antrim and Randalstown.
Accessible toilet facilities:
- Free (parking charges may apply)