Cyclists will feel right at home in Waterford!
The Sean Kelly Tour Cycling Trails invite you to see County Waterford as you may never have experienced it before: through the eyes of a legend. Stretching from Passage East to Lismore and from the coast to the peaks of the Comeraghs, the Sean Kelly Tour Cycling Trails chart an epic course through County Waterford. These routes are a fitting tribute to one of Waterford’s greatest sporting heroes: the world renowned cyclist, Sean Kelly. Centred on the bustling market town of Dungarvan, the Tour boasts five routes ensuring that there is a trail to suit all ages and abilities. Ardent cyclists can climb through Kelly’s own training ground above the splendour of the Nire Valley and the magic of Mahon Falls. Treasures await those who wheel to the west of the county where evidence of Waterford’s rich heritage abounds. Harbour villages, lovely beaches and seaside resorts comprise the shoreline scenery that greets those who venture east along the coast.
Welcome to County Waterford, welcome to Kelly Country: see it as it should be seen!
In all there are 5 routes to choose from:
The Kelly Comeragh Challenge
The Kelly Legacy
The Heritage Route
The Railway Loop
Please note that routes 1 to 4 are rated Difficult and are only suitable for the more experienced touring cyclist. Route 5 is rated as Easy and this is suitable for the more casual recreational cyclist and families.
Map board providing information on all 5 routes can be found at Dungarvan -Walton Park, Abbeyside.
Routes 1 and 2 Map boards:
Route 3 Map boards:
Route 4 Map boards:
Tramore (The Promenade)
Route 5 Map board:
The 2017 tour takes place on Saturday 19th August and Sunday 20th August for the 50k, 100k and 160k events.
Don't miss this opportunity to cycle with one of Ireland's greatest ever sportsmen, Sean Kelly in his native County Waterford. You will be amazed by the wonderful scenery and the welcome provided by the people of Waterford will ensure that you will want to come back again and again!