Thank you for cycling! The bike is an environmentally friendly form of transport
Look after yourself: Take special care at junctions, when cycling downhill and on loose surfaces In remote areas carry food,repair kit,map and waterproofs Keep your bike roadworthy; use lights in poor visibility Consider wearing a helmet and conspicuous clothing
Care for the environment: Can you reach the start of your journey by bike or public transport? Follow the Country Code; in particular, respect crops, livestock and wildlife and take litter home
This 12 mile signed route starting and finishing in Garvagh Forest car park, takes cyclists through the scenic foothills of the north Sperrins countryside. It should be noted there are several hill climbs along the route.
Garvagh & Gortnamoyagh Cycle Route
Scale 1:100,000 miles kilometers
Compilation and revision: First published in 2002 by Sustrans (Registered Charity no: 326550). Revised in 2005.Based on 1998 Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland 1:250,000 map with permission of the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office © Crown copyright. Permit No: 20031. Map and text © copyright Sustrans 2005. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form without the prior permission of the publishers.Design by mitchell~kane~associates.Printed by Impro Printing, Belfast. Photographs courtesy of Coleraine Borough Council and Sustrans.
routes for people
Be courteous: Give way to pedestrians Remember that some people are hard of hearing or visually impaired. Don’t assume they can see or hear Where there are wheelchair users please give way Ring a bell or politely call out to warn of your approach; acknowledge people who give way to you Respect countryside activities, such as farming and forestry Be courteous to anglers and boat users
Obey the rules of the road: Always follow the Highway Code
Please follow this simple code on National Cycle Network routes. For a copy of the full Sustrans Good Cycling Code Please contact National Cycle Network Information Service Tel: 0845 1130065 or visit the website at www.nationalcyclenetwork.org.uk
Good Cycling Code
NCN Route Limavady
to Coleraine Garvagh
Millennium Mileposts & Time Trail Nearly a thousand Millennium Mileposts are in place throughout the National Cycle Network and most carry a Time Trail Disc. Nearly 60 patterns on these discs can be recorded by paper rubbing and joined up to reveal aspects of TIME. A series of 6 Mileposts are positioned on this Atlantic coast cycle route and are marked on the map with a symbol. To obtain a Time Trail Starter Pack contact Sustrans.
NORTH Scale 1:125,000
200 - 300m Over 300m
0 - 50m 50 - 200m
Built-up-area Lake/Reservoir River/Canal
Tourist information all year, seasonal Public toilets, post office, cafe, hotel or public house Public telephone, grocery shop, cycleshop or hire Hostel, Campsite
Traffic-free Path Distance at 1 mile intervals, Millennium Milepost Main Road Secondary Road Minor Road Take special care at this crossing or bend, on this section of route Unsigned cycle routes & links Proposed forest cycle trails Railway(NIR), Heritage Railway
Hezlett House (NT)
Flowerfield Arts Centre
The NCN is shown with a yellow highlight, all other cycle routes are shown edged in red.
Key to map symbols
Mussenden Temple (NT)
Borough of Coleraine Cycle Network
NCN Route Ballycastle
Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre