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Fairy Glen - linear walk

The Fairy Glen in Rostrevor provides a pleasant venue for a short stroll. From the centre of Rostrevor village, go down Bridge Street. The Fairy Glen is on the left immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park.

County

Down

Distance

0.5 (One Way) miles

OS Map

Sheet 29

Nearest Town

Rostrevor

Route Shape

Linear

Route Type

Riverside

Terrain

Off-road paths

Grid Reference (Start)

J180183

Grid Reference (End)

J187187

Point of Interest

Paths lead into the adjacent Kilbroney Park

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Mournes

Route Description

From the center of Rostrevor village go down Bridge street. The Fairy Glen is on the left immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park.

The walk starts in the village on the Kilkeel side of the bridge and follows the Kilbroney River upstream for half a mile. Route finding is simple, the path follows the east side of the river. Several paths lead away from the river into the adjacent Kilbroney Park.

On completing the walk turn and retrace your steps back to the start.

Getting to the Start

Rostrevor is located on the A2 between Newry and Kilkeel. From the centre of the village, go down Bridge street. The Fairy Glen is immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park. Buses run from Newry to Rostrevor and from Kilkeel to Rostrevor. Please contact Ulsterbus for further details.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Café (wheelchair accessible)
Shop (wheelchair accessible)
Disabled toilets

Facilities

Toilets, accomodation and refreshments are available in Rostrevor. There is a café in Kilbroney Park with accessible toilets facilities.

Publication

None

Publication Availability

For more information contact the Tourist Information Centre in Newry on 028 3031 3170 or in Warrenpoint on 028 417 52256

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★★★★★
Natasha 25 August, 2013 @ 16:39

This is one of our favorite walks. Just beautiful.

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