The North West Trail

Contact Details

Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road
Co. Tyrone
Northern Ireland

The North West Trail is a 326km circular cycle route through counties Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim, and Sligo in the North West of Ireland.

Travelling through a wide variety of scenic landscapes, the trail utilises quiet country roads with some traffic free sections, mostly in urban areas. The route enjoys dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean, with scenic cycling in remote uplands, along Rossnowlagh beach and through rural towns and villages including Enniskillen, Sligo, Donegal, Lifford, Strabane and Omagh.

Traffic free sections include riverside paths in Sligo, Enniskillen and Omagh and a forest route through Florence Court estate, set against the backdrop of the Cuilcagh Mountains just outside Enniskillen.

Attractions along the route include Harry Avery O’ Neill’s Castle (Newtownstewart),the Ulster American Folk Park ( Omagh ),the Marble Arch Caves,(Enniskillen) Creevlea Abbey (Dromahair) ,and Drumcliffe Church and Visitor Centre, near Sligo.

For further information contact Mr Martin Bradley, the Countryside Access Officer , Strabane District Council Tel: 028 7138 2204.