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

Newry Canal Way

The Newry Canal Way is an 18-mile long section between Newry and Portadown exploring the restored towpath of the historic Newry Canal. This is a journey through the industrial heritage as well as the rolling countryside of southeast Ulster, and it offers walkers the chance to see a variety of birds and aquatic life. The firm, flat surfaces make this route well suited to all levels of walker.
County

Armagh

Distance

17.5 miles (28km) miles

OS Map

Sheets 20 & 29

Terrain

A towpath surfaced along its entire length by tarmac or gravel path.

Start Town/Village

Carnbane

Finish Town/Village

Portadown

GridReferences

Starts at J074295
Ends at J013540

Points of Interest

Newry, Poyntzpass, Acton Lake, Scarva, Portadown