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Comber Town Trail

A walking trail of Comber town, County Down. This circular route will take the walker on a journey to discover more about buildings, monuments and streetscapes which have given the town its historical character.

County

Down

Distance

1.5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 21

Nearest Town

Comber

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Urban

Terrain

Town centre pavements. One steep

Grid Reference (Start)

J458694

Grid Reference (End)

J458694

Point of Interest

Buildings, monuments and streetscapes around the town

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Strangford Lough

Route Description

The route meanders around Comber town, covering approximately 1.5 miles and takes 1 hour to complete. Full directions are included in the guide which can be downloaded from this site. It focuses on the buildings, monuments and streetscapes which have given the town its historical character. Some of the points of interest include the Georgian House, the Town Square, St Mary's Parish Church home to the Comber Stones, the Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church which has strong links to Thomas Andrews and Titanic , Andrews Memorial Hall and Andrews Spinning Mill.

Getting to the Start (by Car)

If travelling to Comber by car, turn right before reaching The Square onto Bridge Street Link (signposted.) There is usually ample parking space around Comber Leisure Centre.

Accessibility Grade

Grade 4

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Café (wheelchair accessible)
Shop (wheelchair accessible)
Disabled toilets
Disabled toilets with RADAR key
Disabled parking
Lighting (entire route)

Facilities

Car parking is available around Comber Leisure Centre.
Toilet and refreshment faciltiies are available in Comber.

Publication

Comber Walking Guide

Publication Availability

The guide is available from Newtownards TIC (028) 9182 6846 or Portaferry TIC ((028) 4488 1204). Alternatively, the Guide is available to download on this page.

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