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Greyabbey Walk

This walking tour provides a glimpse of the history associated with Greyabbey, a small village on the Ards Peninsula.




1 mile approx miles

OS Map

OSNI Sheet 21

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Coastal, Urban


Footpath with no steep inclines.

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Grey Abbey, The Physic Garden, Grey Abbey House, St Saviours Church, Trinity Church, Greyabbey Primary School, Greyabbey Bay

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Strangford Lough

Route Description

The route follows around the village, giving the walker the opportunity to learn more about the key historic locations including Grey Abbey House, Grey Abbey and the Physic Garden, St Saviours Church, Greyabbey Bay, Presbyterian Church and Greyabbey Primary School. Please see the Greyabbey Walk download on this page for route description.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

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Getting to the Start (by Car)

Leaving Newtownards, follow signs for Portaferry. Following the main A20, Greyabbey is situated 7 miles outside Newtownards.

Getting to the Start (on Foot)

The tour starts at Grey abbey. From the centre of the village, follow the signs for the Abbey.


Dogs are allowed. Dogs should be kept on a lead at all times


Refreshments and toilet facilities are available in Greyabbey village.


Greyabbey Walking Guide

Publication Availability

Greyabbey Walking Guide downloadable from this page.

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