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"Pedal to the Ports" Leisure Cycle

Enjoy a leisurely 6 mile cycle ride from Harbour Hill car park, Portstewart, to West Bay, Portrush via NCN Route 93 (mostly traffic-free cycle path with stunning coastal scenery), and return via same route.

Opportunity at half way point near Portrush Harbour to purchase tea/ coffee/ ice cream. Please note- several hills along the route.

For cyclists seeking a slightly tougher challenge there is the option of meeting at Coleraine Marina Car Park at 2:30pm and cycling to Harbour Hill (approx. 4 miles) to join up with the other cyclist at 3pm, to cycle to Portrush and return to Coleraine via Portstewart (total distance- approx. 15 miles)

Day

Sunday 21st September

Location

Portstewart

Session Times

15:00 to 17:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with younger children

Fitness Level

Moderate

Key Info
  • Leisurely 6 miles family cycle event
  • Longer 15 mile option available
  • Stunning Coastal Scenery
  • Majority of route on traffic-free cycle paths
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Coleraine Borough Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 28 7034 7234
Emailmark.strong@colerainebc.gov.uk

What to Bring

Bring your own bicycle and helmet. Also, suitable clothing for cycling, allowing for inclement/wet/cold weather conditions.

Suitability

All participants must be capable of cycling 6 miles (15 miles for the longer option). All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Minimum Age & Activity Length

Event duration – approx. 2 hrs (3 hrs for longer 15 miles option).

No minimum age, but all participants must be capable of cycling the required distances.

What's Included

Leisure cycle ride from Portstewart to Portrush and return (longer option also available).

Meeting Point

6 mile option – meet at Harbour Hill car park, Kinora Terrace, Portstewart at 3:00pm.

15 mile option – meet at Coleraine Marina car park, Portstewart Road, Coleraine at 2:30pm.

Directions to Location

Harbour Hill car park is located off the main Harbour Road, via Victoria Terrace and Kinora Terrace (overlooks Portstewart Harbour).

Coleraine Marina car park is located off Portstewart Road, Coleraine (adjacent to the Yacht Club and Council offices).