Ulster Way A 625 mile (1000km) circular walking route in Northern Ireland

Groomsport to Strangford

Link Section linking Quality Section - North Down Coastal Path to Quality Section – Lecale Way; following the eastern coast along the Ards Peninsula before cutting across to Portaferry on the shores of Strangford Lough. There is a regular ferry service between Portaferry and Strangford. The route mainly follows the busy A2 coast road with intermittent sections on quite rural roads and coastal paths. There are some opportunities to walk along beaches. There are transport links between these Quality Sections.
County

Down

Distance

30 miles (49 km) miles

OS Map

Sheets 15 & 21

Terrain

Mainly tarmac roads and footpaths alongside roads.

Start Town/Village

Groomsport

Finish Town/Village

Strangford

GridReferences

Starts at J538833
Ends at J589497

Points of Interest