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Blessingbourne Red Trail

Located on a private estate in the picturesque Clogher Valley, this unique trail centre caters for mountain bikers of all ages and abilities with a range of wide flowing blue trails and more technical red trails packed full of exciting trail features such as berms, log rides and rock drops.

County

Tyrone

Nearest Town

Fivemiletown

Route Type

Woodland

AONB

Other Area

Grid Ref (Start)

448488

Distance

5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 18

Route Shape

Circular

On/Off Road

Off Public road

Grid Ref (End)

448488

terrain

The trails are off road non tarmac trails with some gentle climbs and descents.

route description

This exciting red trail is packed full of technical trail features including log rides, rock drops, table tops and berms.

Geared up with more experienced mountain bikers in mind, this trail boasts a number of more severe optional black features which will be sure to get your heart racing.

 

getting to the start

Less than 1mile from the town of Fivemiletown, Blessingbourne is easy to find. From Fivemiletown take the B122 to Fintona passing the Church of Ireland on the right. Soon after the church, the road begins to veer left, turn right onto the Aghingowly Rd, passing the Gate Lodge and main entrance to the Estate - this is a private entrance, do not use. Continue for another 0.3 miles and then take the first right into the Estate up a concrete laneway. The car park is approx 50m on the right.

traffic

The entire route is off road within the privately owned Estate. You can expect to see farm vehicles and visitors cars on the last 50m of the trail as you head back to the car park.

facilities

Car Parking Charges apply - £5 per car per day Self Catering Apartments on site Caravan & Camp site at the Round Lake - 500m away Refreshments in Fivemiletown

information for People with a Disability

This trail is suitable for competent cyclists only.

available publications

Blessingbourne Mountain Bike Trail Guide. Available to download from http://www.mountainbikeni.com/blessingbourne/

In stock

Cycle hire

Outdoor Concepts (NI) Ltd
The Mount, 2 Woodstock Link, Belfast
Email: info@outdoorconcepts.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9073 7271
Web: www.outdoorconcepts.co.uk

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