DUNGANNON TO COLERAINE GREENWAY
“Lough Neagh and Bann Greenway”
A winding 85km former railway route through Mid Ulster on the western edge of of Lough Neagh through Cookstown and Magherafelt, before following the flow of the River Bann past Maghera, Garvagh and Kilrea until Coleraine town and the gateway to the Causeway Coast.
|Timescale||2026 to 2040|
|Title||Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (NCC)|
|Councils||Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council|
|Mid Ulster District Council|
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EXPLORE THE HISTORIC ROUTE
GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT
A 45km route over the top of Lough Neagh from Antrim through Randalstown and Toome through Magherafelt to Draperstown.
A 20-25km route linking the greenways terminating at Ballymena with the northern portion of the greenway network.
A 7km pathway along the side of theand Canal
A 15km route along the current railway, before cutting across the River Bann and following the riverside into Coleraine.
Upgrading the existing road-based cycle route from Coleraine to Portrush before following the old tramway to Bushmills and the Giant’s Causeway.
A 14km route from the current railway line at the Lough Foyle coastline in to Limavady and on through the countryside to Dungiven.
With a new dual carriageway bypassing the old A4 road from Belfast to Enniskillen, the remaining road could eventually host a 21km roadside greenway link.
The ‘Derry Road’ out of Omagh tacking 40km through Tyrone countryside through Sixmilecross and Pomeroy and into Dungannon.
Successful greenway projects are driven by the passion of local people. If you have an update to share, a story to tell about the history of the route or future of the Dungannon to Coleraine Greenway, or if you want to submit a picture or video to this page, please get in contact.