Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Flintlock » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:34 pm

Another location visited by Heff & myself last month

Kilclief, located at the mouth of Strangford Lough and roughly half way along the coastal road between Strangford & Ballyhornan.
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A nice wee beach & small carpark with picnic tables & on a great route that takes you from Strangford along the coast to Newcastle

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Flintlock » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:18 pm

Another one Heff and his new steed & myself stopped at today - Leitrim Lodge, Mourne Mountains - further along the Newtown Rd from the Yellow Water site on page 2.
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Well served with tables & seats - great views & nicely sheltered amongst mature trees
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Post by Flintlock » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:19 pm

And being in the Mournes - Newcastle is never far away for a coffee stop (thumbs)
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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Heff » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:51 pm

Great to get out with Flintlock on my first proper ride out since I brought it home.

A wee bit on the cold side but at least it stayed dry (thumbs)

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Moto Bikemad » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:59 pm

Found this coffee shop this morning, just off Head Road
Annalong. Sorry no view today.

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The carpark is a bit challenging.
Been there, seen that, fell off.....

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Flintlock » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:35 pm

I am liking the look of that-will have to seek it out (thumbs)

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Flintlock » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:43 am

Another nice "tucked away" spot visited yesterday.

Barnes Gap County Tyrone. Located overlooking the Glenelly Valley in the middle of the Sperrins. Well served with picnic tables & sheltered by mature trees
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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Flintlock » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:52 am

Surrounded on all sides by great ABR type roads (single track, poor surface, pot holes & sheep)
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Directions from Plumbridge Co Tyrone.
Take the Culvacullion Rd out of the village (heading for Gortin). After about half a mile turn left into the Landahussy Rd. Continue for about 4.5 miles, site is on the left, opposite Mullaghbaner Rd (Barnes Gap)

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by Moto Bikemad » Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:54 pm

Any guesses where this is ?
Called past today with Mrs.Bikemad, she had never been...
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Been there, seen that, fell off.....

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Re: Northern Ireland..Places to stop, take in the views.

Post by cozi70 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:35 pm

Moto Bikemad wrote:Any guesses where this is ?
Called past today with Mrs.Bikemad, she had never been...
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Is it that place on the right as your traveling up bradshaw's brae on the old Belfast road from Ards?

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