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Crawfordsburn Country Park, Glen Walk

Gently undulating walk through mature beech wood, closely following the course of the Crawford's Burn.

Crawfordsburn Beach and Helen's Bay Beach are local attractions.

County

Down

Distance

1.5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 15

Nearest Town

Crawfordsburn

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Parkland & Grassland, Riverside, Woodland

Terrain

Gently undulating off road paths

Grid Reference (Start)

J467822

Grid Reference (End)

J467822

Point of Interest

Views of Lanyon's Viaduct, woodland wildlife

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Leave the Visitor's Centre at Crawfordsburn Country Park, follow the waymarked trail south up through the Glen. The path returns to the Visitor Centre.

This walk is also suitable for people with limited mobility, please see Disabled Ramblers NI  - Crawfordsburn Country Park link below.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Follow the A2 from Belfast to Bangor, Crawfordsburn Country Park is signposted from the Junction at Ballyrobert.

Dogs

Dogs are allowed. Dogs should be on a lead. Please clean up after your dog.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 4

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Café (wheelchair accessible)
Disabled toilets
Disabled parking
Visitors Centre
Mobility vehicle available

Facilities

Visitor Centre: permanent and seasonal exhibitions, free leaflets and nature books.
Toilets for disabled; picnic tables; self service restaurant: open 10am -4.30pm through the year. Scooters for free use are available for people with limited mobility capable of riding them. Booking is advised.

Publication

None

Publication Availability

n/a

Walk Location
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