The has been a massive growth in mountain bike trail centres in Northern Ireland in the past 3 years - whether looking for a family day out or an adrenaline pumping ride - there is something for everyone.
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The Barnett Demesne Trails will consist of a shared use 3.4km green trail and an 3.9km blue trail with 3 red loop options (1.5km)
The trails also boast Ireland's first official purpose-built jumps park with no less than 6 lines to tick everyone's boxes!
For more info see http://www.mountainbikeni.com/barnett-demesne-trails-jumps-park/
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The Blessingbourne Mountain Bike Trails, near Fivemiletown, lie in the heart of the Clogher Valley close to the border between counties Tyrone and Fermanagh.
Choose from a selection of purpose-built trails to challenge all, from family fun to more serious mountain bikers looking to test and improve their skills.
The main blue trail is packed full of fun technical trail features, whilst the red skills loops and pump track will suit more experienced riders looking to fine tune their MTB techniques.
For more info see http://www.mountainbikeni.com/blessingbourne/
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One of Northern Ireland's most famous lakes, a stunning Victorian Castle, endless singletrack trail and all just minutes from the lively village of Castlewellan.
Castlewellan Forest Park boasts all of this and more. With green, blue and red trails (including optional black loops) Castlewellan is a must-visit.
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Davagh Forest Trails powered by Chain Reaction Cycles lie in an untouched rural landscape of rolling hills and sweeping forests.
Located approximately 6 miles north west of Cookstown, Davagh Forest will offer gentle mountain biking and walking trails as well as an impressive 20km red trail with some rock slab drops you will never forget! http://www.mountainbikeni.com/davagh-forest/
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On the shores of Carlingford Lough, these challenging trails (27km red & 19km black) are geared up for experienced mountain bikers whose efforts are rewarded with incredible views and exhilarating descents. Rostrevor also boasts two purpose-built Downhill trails, the first of their kind in Ireland.
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Tollymore National Outdoor Centre now has a purpose designed skills course, which has been designed by well known trail designer, Dafydd Davies to allow bikers to develop their biking skills on a wide range of features.
This skills course has approximately 1.5 km of singletrack trail, with a wide range of features, including rollers, berms, drop offs, table tops, rock sections, northshore and log rolls. The variety and size of the features ensures that there are plenty of opportunities for all bikers to develop their riding and concentrate on specific skills in a progressive manner.
The skills course is open 7 days a week, year round, from 9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. From May – September, it is also open on Tuesday – Friday evenings until 9.00p.m. – entry is £3 for adults and £2 for children and is available for use by groups and individuals.
For more info see http://www.mountainbikeni.com/tollymore-skills-course/