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Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk B

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.




1.75 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


Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From the Diamond, turn right and walk towards the river. There, turn left and follow the path towards the Belfast Lough. When you reach the Shore Road, turn left and follow it past the first turn on your left, taking the second towards Abbots Cross. Turn left into and through the Playing Fields and return to The Diamond.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

All three walks start at The Diamond, Rathcoole.


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




Highway to Health: Lets Go Walking

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland

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