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Nenagh to Cloughjordan and Borrisokane Cycling Tour

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Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland

Nenagh to Cloughjordan and Borrisokane Cycling Tour is a 37.1 mile loop trail located near Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for walking, trail running, and road biking.

Length 37.1 mi Elevation gain 4,301 ft Route type Loop
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Cycle to Ireland's first eco-village in Cloughjordan on a loop bringing you into the heart of rural Ireland. The North Tipperary Cycle Network, with the town of Nenagh at its hub, offers three loops varying in distance from with numerous shorter alternative loops. Each cycle offers pleasant views of the local countryside while Loops 1 and 2 provide stunning lakeshore panoramas. Numerous picnic stops are dotted along the route as well as a number of award-winning pubs and restaurants. This loop is a relatively flat cycle visiting Cloughjordan, home of Ireland's first ecovillage, returning to Nenagh via Borrisokane along quiet inland roads. An alternative shorter journey may be taken along this loop.

All routes begin in Banba Square, Nenagh, just opposite the Courthouse. Nenagh is very accessible, located just off the main M7 motorway from Dublin to Limerick. A cycle lane has been created to enable the cyclist safely exit the town from Banba Square. The routes are signposted in both directions and cyclists can choose to travel clockwise or anti-clockwise. This guide describes the route in an anti-clockwise direction. Note that the route utilizes a mix of national, regional and local roads. The regional and national roads can be busy, particularly in the summer months. Cyclists are advised to exercise caution on these stretches.

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Michael Molamphy
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