North Kilkenny Cycle Loop

North Kilkenny Cycle Loop - Waymarked No 4 on Signage



Trail Head
TrailheadThe Parade, Kilkenny
Time1.5 to 2.5 hours
TerrainRiver side roads and rural laneways
TrafficCaution when cycling along N78 and turning
onto Dunmore Cave laneway
To Suit Leisure self-sufficient cyclists
Minimum GearSpare tube, pump, liquids, food, mobile phone


Starting point: The Parade, Kilkenny Leaving the Parade, cycle down the hill and turn right at the traffic lights onto Rose Inn Street and past the Tourist Office. Cross Johnís Bridge and continue to the traffic lights. Turn left at the junction and continue past Padmore & Barnes. Follow the road along Greensbridge Street and go straight through the junction with New Street onto Greens Hill. Follow this road and keep left to take the Bleach Road. Follow this route for 6km until the junction at Hennebryís Cross. Turn right and then take the first exit off the roundabout onto the N78. After 3km turn left at Ballyrafton Wood and continue for 1km until you meet a T junction. Turn right and take an immediate left up a laneway to Jenkinstown Park. Return back to the main road and turn left, after 1.5km turn right and follow the road until it rejoins the N78. Turn left and after 1km turn right towards Dunmore Caves.

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