WELCOME TO LEITRIM CYCLE
Cycling in Leitrim offers an unequalled opportunity to cycle along unspoilt scenic countryside routes varying from quiet traffic-free roads with excellent surfaces to more challenging off-road mountainous tracks and trails. Enjoy varied terrain that offers stunning views of rolling hills, tranquil lakes and the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of all that nature has to offer.
Explore the beauty of Leitrim’s natural landscape on one of the many routes on offer varying from leisurely 12km family cycles to the more challenging routes of up to 200km for the dedicated cycling enthusiast. Removed from the pressures of urban life and surrounded by cinematic scenery, we invite you to explore and engage with Leitrim’s wild, open and naturally beautiful places and along the way enjoy the quaint villages and bustling towns and meet the locals renowned for their gentle good humour.
LEISURE & FAMILY CYCLES
An easy 12km route around Manorhamilton. Suitable for
families of all ages and abilities.
SEÁN Mac DIARMADA’S HOUSE
This 14km route starts at Seán Mac Diarmada’s Monument in Kiltyclogher.
THE RAINBOW BALLROOM OF ROMANCE
This 26km route takes you out to the Ballroom of Romance.
LOUGH MELVIN LOOP
This 32km cycle will bring you along the scenic route around Lough Melvin.
This 37km route will bring you to some of the most scenic locations in County Leitrim.
This 40km cycle to the historical site of Parke’s Castle takes you along rolling terrain & spectacular scenery.
This 43km cycle takes you from Manorhamilton to the picturesque Glencar lake and Waterfall.
Ideal cycle route for a relaxing cycle around the hinterland of Manorhamilton.
CHALLENGING CYCLE ROUTES
THE DOUGH CHALLENGE
42km route, designed for club cyclists who wish to improve their climbing and descending skills.
This route brings you through the heartland of County Leitrim.
Designed for cyclists to experience the challenge of a few hours cycle without too much climbing.
This challenging route is designed for experienced cyclists as it covers the entire County of Leitrim. The route features 2600m of climbing over 9 categorised climbs, each marked by continental-style signs informing you of the name, duration, average gradient, and altitude of each climb & permanent caution signs for steep descents where necessary. In addition, permanent directional signs for each climb are placed along the route. Starting in Manorhamilton takes the N16 towards Sligo. Take the first left turn onto the L2169 for Dromahair and Kilcoosey.