Castlewellan Black - The Great Escarpe
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A high tempo section of black trail with long flowing sections to pick up pace.
One of Northern Ireland's most famous lakes, a stunning Victorian Castle, incredible panoramic views and flowing singletrack; all just minutes from the lively village of Castlewellan.
Castlewellan Forest Park boasts all of this and more. With green, blue and red grade trails (including black options) Castlewellan is a must-visit for mountain bikers of all ages and abilities.
Public roads: Off Public Road
Getting to the start: The Great Escarpe is reached via waypoint 31 off the red trail before White Water Rapide.
Traffic: May encounter Forest Service vehicles or timber lorries. During the fishing season (March to November) may also encounter cars belonging to anglers