Link Section linking the Quality Section – Dungiven to Castlerock (incorporating North Sperrins Way) to Quality Section – Causeway Coast Way

There are excellent transport links between these Quality Sections

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Castlerock to Portstewart

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  • County Londonderry

    Distance 10

    OS Map 4

    Terrain Rural roads and busy main roads.

    Nearest Town Castlerock

    Route Shape Linear

    Grid Reference C773359

    Route Type Quality Walk

    Route Description

    This is a Link section therefore walkers are actively encouraged to make use of the public transport links between Castlerock and Portstewart.

    The section is on mainly quiet rural roads between Castlerock and Coleraine. The section from Coleraine to Portstewart follows the busy A2.

    The route is not signposted on the ground.

    For those walkers determined to complete of full circuit of Northern Ireland then accurate maps of this Link section are available to download.

    When walking on road sections please observe the Highway Code and it is advised to wear high visibility clothing.

    From Castlerock to Coleriane follow Ballywooleen Road, Cranagh Road, Wheatsheaf Road, Cart Hall Road, Kings Road, Castlerock Road, crossing the bridge at Coleraine.

    Then via – Circular Road, Millburn Road and Portstewart Road, to Portstewart, then follow Larkhill Road, Burnside Road, Strand Road to start of Causeway Coast Way.