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Highway to Health, Mater Hospital, The Library 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.

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





1.32 miles

OS Map

Sheet 15

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Highway to Health, Urban


Urban landscape, tarmac / paving

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Central Library

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Leaving from the McAuley building, go out to the Crumlin Road and turn left. Walk straight through Carlisle Circus and onto Clifton Street. At Donegall Street, turn onto Royal Avenue, then right again onto Library Street and then to Little Donegall Street. Continue Straight to Carrick Hill, turning left back onto Clifton Street and returning back to the Mater.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

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


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


In the hospital


Highway to Health: Lets get Walking

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland

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