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AboutStarting at Drumaheglis Marina turn left onto Glenstall Road, at the t-junction turn right over the railway and continue through MacFin village. Take a right turn at the cross roads into Taughey Road (or continue straight ahead for 3/4 miles to visit Leslie Hill Open farm, which is on the right hand side). Following the Taughey Road, continue to the next t-junction making a right turn onto Balnamore Road. Continue through Balnamore village to teh next t-junction, looking out for the chimney at Balnamore Mill. Turn right into Glenstall road and continue onto the entrance of Drumaheglis marina.
Public roads: On Public Road
Getting to the start: Drumaheglis Marina is signposted from Ballymoney town off the B66 Bann Road.
Traffic: Quiet rural roads
Easy cycle on quiet rural roads, mostly flat.
Point of interest:
Archaeologists have found evidence that Mesolithic people built settlements along the banks of the River Bann at Drumaheglis. They have also discovered traces of Mediaeval buildings. During the 1830's, Drumaheglis distillery produced 50,000 - 60,000 gallons of whiskey every year.
Drumaheglis marina, the starting and finishing point of this cycle route offers fully accessible toilet facilities, a small shop, camping, picnic areas and play area. There is also a small shop in Balnamore village.
Available at Ballymoney TIC.
Accessible toilet facilities:
- Free (parking charges may apply)