We leave Blessington Village and head south on the N81 for roughly 1km before turning left onto the Blessington Lake drive tourist route. We then follow the scenic route to Valleymount, Ballyknockan, Lacken and Manor Kilbride before heading back to Blessington. This route is mainly easy going, rolling roads with three short climbs - nothing too taxing. We will have beautiful views of the lake and mountains most of the way around. On our return to Blessington, we will have the compulsory coffee and cake.
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I am a member of the local cycling club here in Blessington, the Reservoir Cogs. I’m passionate about cycling and all things outdoors mainly because of the area I live in and what it has to offer. I’d like to welcome cyclists of all levels to join me so I can show you our beautiful area and to help you build a level of fitness and enjoyment, to meet new like minded people and of course coffee and cake!
Glorious evening cycling around the Blessington Lakes and taking in the views. Kudos to participant Garry on two accounts, returning to cycling after nearly a two year absence and his very first Community Cycle.