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Highway to Health, Donaghadee 2

The walks take place in Donaghadee, a town which has been described as one of the best kept secrets of the Ulster coastline, only 21 miles from Scotland and once the premier ferry port between Ireland and Scotland.

This urban walk is part of the Highway to Health Scheme - a simple and innovative scheme which aims to encourage people of all ages to walk for leisure and good health. It uses pole signs at one kilometre intervals on an established route.

Millisle Beach is a nearby attraction.





1 miles

OS Map

Sheet 15

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Highway to Health


Tarmac / paving

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Millisle Beach

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Route 2 is marked in pink starts at the junction of Bridge Street and Shore Street. Out Shore Street turn left into New Road, left at the Maxol Filling Station into Moat Street, left down Bridge Street to finish. The distance is 1.70 kms (1.06 miles) with a target time of 16-17 minutes with a good view of the Moat perched high above the town.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

The routes can be accessed at any point and walked in either direction.


Dogs are allowed. Dogs are allowed but must be kept under control.



Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland

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