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Welcome to The Bike Week Events Page for Kilkenny.

Please note: Events for Bike Week 2022 will be available in the coming weeks.

 

Recommended Cycle Routes in Kilkenny

Route Length in Km Terrain Skill Level   Web link
Barrow Way 114km in entirety Towpath All http://www.riverbarrow.net/barrow-way.html
Nore Liner Park – Canal Walk 2km Shared with pedestrians All http://dev.trailkilkenny.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/City-Walks.pdf
Nore Linear Park – Bishopsmeadows Walk 2km NOTE: A kissing gate may hinder access of wider bikes and hand cycles at Riverside Drive entrance and the link to Talbots Inch residential area is via a steep flight of steps All http://dev.trailkilkenny.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/City-Walks.pdf
East Kilkenny Cycle Route 64km On road
Mainly on quiet roads, caution advised at one
way system in Thomastown
experienced, moderately fit, self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/activity-trail/cycling-trails/east-kilkenny-cycle-route/
North Kilkenny Cycle Loop 27km On road
River side roads and rural laneways, caution when joining N78 and turning
onto Dunmore Cave laneway
Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/activity-trail/cycling-trails/north-kilkenny-cycle-loop/
North Kilkenny Cycle Route 82km On road
Quiet country roads and laneways suitable to hybrid type bikes
experienced, moderately fit, self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/activity-trail/cycling-trails/north-kilkenny-cycle-route/
South Kilkenny Cycle Loop 41km On road
Country roads linking the main towns in south Kilkenny, Mainly country roads crossing N and R roads.
Caution advised when entering towns and on N routes
experienced, moderately fit, self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/activity-trail/cycling-trails/south-kilkenny-cycle-loop/
Windgap Cycle Routes 16 to 22km Country roads Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/kilkennybikehire/windgap-bike-hire/
Inistioge Cycle Routes 5 to 18km Country roads Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/kilkennybikehire/inistioge-bike-hire/
Callan Cycle Routes 23 to 30km Country roads Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/kilkennybikehire/callan-bike-hire/
Thomastown Cycle Routes 12 to 18km Country roads Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/kilkennybikehire/thomastown-bike-hire/
Castlecomer Cycle Routes 25 to 29km Country roads Leisure self-sufficient cyclists https://www.trailkilkenny.ie/kilkennybikehire/castlecomer-bike-hire/
Graiguenamanagh Cycle Routes Various Tow Path All https://www.watersideguesthouse.com/things-to-see-and-do/bike-hike