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This ride heads north from Sligo towards the magnificent Benbulben. It hugs the north side of the Dartry mountains before turning south and returning to Sligo past the beautiful Glencar Waterfall.
There is an optional 9km trip along the Gleniff Horseshoe, which is well worth a look.
Cycle Sligo – this is an enjoyable, understated route through a sparsely populated part of the country.
You pass a number of attractions but the highlight is undoubtedly Carrowkeel, which has magnificent views over Lough Arrow and the surrounding area.
Cycle Sligo – this amazing ride takes you north past the beautiful Dartry Mountains. The Gleniff Horseshoe is optional but probably the highlight of the trip.
You visit Creevykeel Court Tomb before you continue west over a low mountain pass and then on to Lough Navar Forest with its famous viewpoint over Lough Erne.
Cycle Sligo – this short tour takes in a most of sights around Sligo Town, with a beautiful view of Lough Gill before visiting Tobernalt Holy Well.
You go on to Carrowmore and Knocknarea, which will need plenty of time to explore properly.
Strandhill is a great place to stop off for a while before the short ride back to Sligo.
Glencar Lake and Waterfall lie east of Sligo Town deep in Yeats Country. It inspired Yeats to write his poem ‘The Stolen Child’.
This route goes past Glencar before turning south to Lough Gill and Parkes Castle. It is a gentle ride through extraordinary countryside.