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Highway to Health, Mater Hospital, The Academy Walk

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.

The walk is around the Mater Hospital area to aid health promotion to staff, patients and visitors

County

Antrim

Distance

2.12 miles

OS Map

Sheet 15

Nearest Town

Belfast

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Highway to Health, Urban

Terrain

Urban landscape, tarmac / paving

Grid Reference (Start)

J332753

Grid Reference (End)

J332753

Point of Interest

Belfast Royal Academy, St Malachy's College

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Leaving from the McAuley building at the Mater Hospital, walk from Annesley Street to Antrim Road, keeping left onto the Cliftonville Road. Turn left again at Oldpark Avenue, and then again onto Oldpark Road. Finally, continue until you reach the Crumlin Road and finish again at the McAuley building.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Start at the main door of the McAuley Building of the Mater Hospital.

Dogs

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

Facilities

In the hospital

Publication

Highway to Health - Let's Get Walking

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
 

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