From Canal Square, we make our way to the Sion Road. After approximately 4km on Sion Road, we take a left for Dunbell. At Connolly's Pub, we take a left and after a further 3km, we go through a crossroads at the main Bennettsbridge-Gowran Road. After carefully crossing this busy road, we proceed on a quiet, country road for 3km until we reach the village of Dungarvan. We then take a left onto the busy Thomastown-Gowran Road. At this stage, we are about 5km from Gowran Park race course. We then make our way to Gowran Village and stop for coffee at Molly’s.
We will then proceed home via back roads past Blanchville house and we eventually reach Connollys of Dunbell. From there, we retrace our route via the Sion Road to the outskirts of Kilkenny City.
Please click here to complete a self-assessment personal screening questionnaire in advance of your bike ride.
If you have a question for your ride leader in advance of the ride, please contact them through your dashboard, by clicking ‘ADD A DISCUSSION’ on this ride. Only the leader and those registered on this ride can view any questions/comments added through ‘VIEW DISCUSSION’ on their dashboard.
Note that insurance cover is only extended for the duration of the individual bike ride you have registered to complete.
I am a keen cyclist, and since the first lockdown was lifted, I have enjoyed the leisurely spins with my local Community Bike Rides Group. I also enjoy cycle touring and have recently visited England and various European countries on my bike. I think cycling is the ideal way to experience the beauty of the landscape while keeping healthy and making friends.
Windy and showery morning but great fun