Thursday April 2, 2020

Ireland’s top 20 family cycles

Saddle up, pop on your helmet and make sure the chain’s well oiled as Chrissie Russell presents a guide to the best routes in Ireland

2nd July, 2017

When it comes to summer family fun, two wheels are undoubtedly better than four. No matter the level of your pedal power, we’ve got a cycle route to suit you. From traffic-free treks on forest trails to brand new coastal routes or free-wheeling along flat city cycle paths, our guide to the 20 best family-friendly rides is sure to tempt you to get pedalling.

Duration: one hour

Set on 166 hectares, Doneraile...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

On International Women’s Day, Dr Caroline West tackles a strangely taboo subject – periods – and looks at why less secrecy and shame, and more chat and education, are better for everybody

Caroline West | 3 weeks ago

Poor Sad Childless Jen is over. All hail Hot Happy Childfree Jen, in possession of a brand-new Sag award and the undying love of her famous ex

Emer McLysaght | 2 months ago

When Peter McGovern heard the CCJ being described as a colosseum, he knew he had succeeded

Rosanna Cooney | 2 months ago