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Doolin Cycle Hub
Doolin, Co. Clare
Family friendly
Free to visit
Within Ireland's Shannon Region in County Clare, there is a feast of great cycling options through a series of scenic routes. With Doolin as the Cycle Hub, there are country roads leading to seaside coves, lakes, rivers, and mountain tops.

The North Clare Cycle network, with the town of Doolin as its hub, offers four new cycle routes varying in distance from 18km to 47km with numerous shorter alternatives. Each cycle offers wonderful views of the local countryside with stunning coastal panoramas. There are numerous stop-off points along the routes with excellent restaurants, pubs and other facilities and services.

Summaries of the routes are given below:

Loop 1 is the shortest tour (18KM, 1.5-2 hours). It goes from Doolin south towards the Cliffs of Moher.

Loop 2 (26/39KM, 3-4 hours). Visits the south west corner of North Clare taking in some amazing coastal


Loop 3 (43 KM, 4-4.50 hours). Guides cyclists inland towards Kilfenora and the Burren region.

Loop 4 (21/47KM, 4.5-5 hours). Takes cyclists north from Doolin along the coast road with spectacular views of the Aran Islands.

For further information download the map and directions.

Trail details

Road Cycling Trail
Doolin Cycle Hub
    Time:1 hour 30 minutes
    Nearest town start:Doolin
    Nearest town finish:Doolin
    Start point:Car park on Fisher Street in Doolin Village
    Finish point:Car park on Fisher Street in Doolin Village
    Waymarking:Blue text on white background
    Facilities:In Doolin - shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes, accommodation
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