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Newtownstewart to Strabane Cycle

Main Street, Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, BT78 4AA
Newtownstewart to Strabane Cycle

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Cycle route leaves the small plantation town of Newtownstewart, an architectural conservation area and travels north along the quiet country roads on the eastern side of the rivers Strule and Mourne. Both rivers make up a significant portion of the Foyle catchment one of the best salmonoid river systems in Europe. During the angling season expect to see many busy anglers as you cycle towards Strabane. Take the spur off the route to visit Sion Mills, a 19th century mill village and architectural gem.

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start:
Ulster bus services run from Belfast to Omagh and on to Newtownstewart for timetables visit www.translink.co.uk
By car from Belfast follow the signs for the M1 motorway then travel west to Ballygawley roundabout, turn north on to the A5 signed for Omagh and Derry. From Omagh follow the A5 signs for Newtownstewart and Strabane.

Traffic: Very little traffic on NCN 92 until you get to Strabane a busy district town.

Start Point:
H405854

Finish Point:
H345976

Distance:
10 miles

Terrain:
On tarmac road for most of the route, some short hill climbs required.

Point of interest:
Stewart Castle - Newtownstewart The Strule and Mourne rivers both game angling hot spots and the Swinging Bridge at Sion Mills - one of the largest footbridges in Ireland. When in Strabane visit the town`s modern public art works - the Let the Dance Begin sculpture and Ambrose the giant Piglet.

Facilities:
Cafes, shops, restaurants available in Strabane and Newtownstewart. Accessible toilet facilities are available at the Alley Arts Centre in Strabane.

Publication:
Ballyshannon to Ballycastle Route map.

Publication availability:
www.sustransshop.co.ukStrabane Tourist Information Centre Tel: 028 7138 4444

Nearest town:
Newtownstewart

OS map:
Sheet 12

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

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