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The route begins where the Kinnego Embankment meets the Annaloiste Road. Follow the bitumen path as far as it goes and this will take you to the Lough Shore and Lough Neagh DIscovery Centre. Retrace your route to take you back onto NCN 9 & 94.

Public roads: Off Public Road

Getting to the start:
By bicycle: Both NCN 9 & 94 pass the entrance to Oxford Island Nature Reserve. Follow these routes from either the Craigavon or Portadown direction.
By car: Exit M1 at junction 10 and folow the brown signs for Oxford Island Nature Reserve. There is significant parking space at the Discovery Centre.
Public Transport: Take the train to Lurgan station and take bus number 53 to Kinnego Embankment.

Traffic: Cyclists will encounter cars which are also visiting the area. Speed on the main route is controlled using speed bumps.

Start Point:
J063608

Finish Point:
J047620

Distance:
1.5 miles

Terrain:
Bitumen and gravel surfaces

Point of interest:
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre 5 Bird hides located around the shore line Kinnego Marina

Facilities:
The parking and toilet facilities at both the Discovery Centre and Kinnego Marina are fully accessible. There are cafe facilities at both venues however opening hours should be checked before arrival to avoid disappointment.

Publication:
Walking & Cycling in Craigavon

Publication availability:
Oxford Island Discovery Centre TIC

Nearest town:
Lurgan

OS map:
20

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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