Slieve Bloom Mountain Biking

 Welcome to the Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trails a network of purpose-built singletrack trails and forest roads that are designed for use by mountain bikes on waymarked circular routes. There are 2 seperate mountainbiking trailheads in the Slieve Blooms one in Kinnitty and the second in Baunreagh. The first stage of the route is completed in Kinnitty and is graded blue (moderate.) The trail starts in the village of Kinnitty where the facilities for visitors includes bike hire and coffee shop with toilet facilities. When completed there will be an extensive trail system in the Slieve Blooms suitable for all levels of mountain biker. Approximately 80 km of trails ranging from blue to black grade At present there are blue trails at Kinnitty anda short section of red trail (difficult)has been completed at Baunreagh. Ardmore Country Housebed and breakfast is located next to the Kinnitty trailhead. We caters for mountain bikers with free off road parking, secure lockup store for bikes, and bike wash.

Trail information:

Trail Name: Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trail ( Kinnitt(Offaly)
Start/Finish Point: Kinnitty village
Length: 14.5km
Time: 90 to 120 minutes
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
Meters Climb: 306
Trail Waymarking: Blue

This first phase takes the riders through beautiful forest and open land with fantastic views over Kinnitty castle and village and beyond. Forest road climbs lead you into tight twisty singletrack with loads of fast descents, ups and downs, tight turns and technical rocky bits, guaranteed to leave you smiling The trails are waymarked in one direction, please follow the arrows.

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