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Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk C

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.




1.86 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

Leaving from The Diamond, turn right onto Rathmore Drive, then onto Ballyronan Park. At the end of the road, follow the path towards the Braden Glen, across the river and eventually coming out on Glenmount Road near the roundabout.

Keep left and go past the Abbey Centre to the corner of Merville, then turn left again. Go along the Shore Road and turn left on Rathcoole Drive. Follow it back 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: Let's go Walking

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland

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