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Crawfordsburn Country Park, Meadow Walk

A gentle walk taking in the Wildflower Meadow, areas of mature woodland, and a coastal stretch. The Wildflower Meadow and 21 acres are a blaze with colour in the summer months when the orchids and wildflowers are in bloom.

Crawfordsburn Beach and Helen's Bay are also worth a visit.

County

Down

Distance

2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 15

Nearest Town

Crawfordsburn

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Beach, Coastal, Parkland & Grassland, Woodland

Terrain

Off road paths

Grid Reference (Start)

J467822

Grid Reference (End)

J467822

Point of Interest

Mature woodland, wildflower meadow, orchids

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Leave the Visitors' Centre at Crawfordsburn Country Park, and follow the waymarked trail south. It continues through the Glen, Wildflower Meadow, 21 Acres, and along the coastal path to return to the centre.

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)
Visitors Centre
Disabled toilets
Disabled parking
Mobility vehicle available

Facilities

The Woodlands Café is situated at the visitors centre in the country park and is open everyday 10:00-4:30. The café serves hot and cold snacks, lunches and specialty teas and coffees. Car parking, picnic tables and toilets are also available on site.

Publication

None

Publication Availability

n/a

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
 
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