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Lagan Valley Ride

Lisburn, Co Antrim
Lagan Valley Ride

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Leaving Lisburn to the west along the Lagan Towpath initially, the ride heads towards Moira via the Blaris and Bog roads to the Maze Racecourse. Turning right after the racecourse towards Halfpenny Gate and Broomhedge, the route continues on the Halfpenny Gate, Thornbrook and Hillsborough Roads towards Moira. From Moira turn left at the traffic lights and continue to Clarehill Road, turn left into Bottier Road then pass over the M1 motorway and turn right onto Lany road. Turn left at the beautiful St James’ church with its clock tower and at the next T junction turn right. At the next T turn right, pass over the motorway once again, then turn left into Aghatrisk Road to Culcavy. At Culcavy crossroads turn left onto Halftown Road and continue past the Maze/Long Kesh site before turning right into Blaris Road once again and return to Lisburn via the Lagan Towpath.

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start: Follow NCN Route 9 from Lisburn or Moira. Lisburn railway station is approx. 1mile away. If travelling by car follow signs for the Civic Centre. Ample car parking at the Civic Centre or nearby metered car parks.

Traffic: Mainly light traffic throughout except for Blaris Road at times and Moira Main Street. Traffic can be heavy on the Halftown Road at times of events at the Maze/Long Kesh site.

Start Point:
J273645

Finish Point:
J273645

Distance:
20

Terrain:
Relatively flat with gentle undulations

Point of interest:
Lagan Canal; River Lagan, Lisburn’s Civic Centre; Maze Racecourse; Former lime Kilns near Moira; St James Church and former school; Maze/Long Kesh; Former Union Locks; Lagan Valley Regional Park;

Facilities:
yes

Publication:
Belfast to Ballyshannon Route (part)

Publication availability:
Sustrans, major book shops

Nearest town:
Lisburn

OS map:
21

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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