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Lagan Canal Towpath

This trail follows the line of the old Lagan Canal along a tarmac towpath. The path is smooth and flat and is ideal for disabled users, walkers and cyclists. From the canal it is a short distance to the Montiaghs Moss Area of Scientific Interest, an important peat habitat.

County

Armagh

Distance

1.5 miles

OS Map

Sheets 19

Nearest Town

Aghagallon

Route Shape

Linear

Route Type

Riverside

Terrain

Flat tarmac path

Grid Reference (Start)

J088630

Grid Reference (End)

J108641

Point of Interest

Montiaghs Moss Area and Portmore Lough

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

The walk begins from either Annaghdroghal Bridge where there is limited on-road parking or from Cranagh Bridge where an off-road car park that leads easily onto the towpath itself. From the bridge, walk along the trail until you come to green fencing, and then retrace your steps.

Getting to the Start

Take turn-off for Junction 10 on the M1 and follow the B105 to Aghagallon. Cycling: NCN Route 9 + 94

Facilities

Toilets and refreshments available in Aghagallon

Publication

Walking and Cycling in Craigavon

Publication Availability

Contact the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre on 028 3832 2205

Walk Location
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