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Annalong Coastal Path

1.5 miles, near Annalong Village

Easy coastal family walk

Ballymacormick Point

2 miles, near Groomsport

Rocky coastal path with some steep steps.

Ballyquintin Farm

0.8 - 1.6 miles, near Portaferry

A coastal grassland walk on the tip of the Ards Peninsula

Bangor Town Walk and Cultural Trail

1.5 miles, near Bangor

Town Walk and Cultural Trail of Bangor Town Centre

Bloody Bridge River Walk

0.5 (One Way) miles, near Newcastle

A short walk on the lower slopes of the mountain.

Broad Water

3 miles, near Moira Village

Flat towpath

Bunkers Hill Walk, Cycle & Play Trail

1.2 miles, near Castlewellan

A walking and family cycling trail with commanding views

Castle Espie Wildlife Wander

0.75 miles, near Comber

Trail leading around the ponds suitable for all

Castle Espie Woodland Trail

1 miles, near Comber

WWT owned property with estuary views and woodland walks

Castle Ward Castle Trail

1.8 miles, near Strangford

A short walk close to the shore of Strangford Lough.

Castle Ward Farm Trail

1.6 miles, near Strangford

A cycling & walking trail through woodland and farmland

Castle Ward Shore Trail

0.7 (one way) miles, near Strangford

An all-ability multi-use trail on the shores of Strangford Lough

Castlewellan Forest Park - Annesley Garden Walk

2.2 miles, near Castlewellan

Short walk taking in Annesley Garden and the National Arborteum

Castlewellan Forest Park - Cypress Pond Walk

3.1 miles, near Castlewellan

Forest walk with spectacular views of the Mourne Mountains

Castlewellan Forest Park - Lakeside Walk

2.4 miles, near Castlewellan

An easy walk around the lake path, also a family cycling trai

Castlewellan Forest Park - Moorish Tower Walk

3.2 miles, near Castlewellan

Short walk through Castlewellan Forest Park. TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

Castlewellan Forest Park - Slievenaslat Walk

2.7 miles, near Castlewellan

Amazing views of Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob AONB.

Comber Town Trail

1.5 miles, near Comber

Interesting urban trail focusing on the heritage of Comber.

Corrog Wood

1 miles, near Portaferry

Short walk through a recently planted deciduous woodland.

Crawfordsburn Country Park, Coastal Walk

1.9 (One Way) miles, near Crawfordsburn

Gentle coastal walk

Crawfordsburn Country Park, Glen Walk

1.5 miles, near Crawfordsburn

Gently underlating riverside walk through mature beech wood.

Crawfordsburn Country Park, Meadow Walk

2 miles, near Crawfordsburn

Gently undulating walk through wildflower meadow, wood and beach

Cregagh Glen and Lisnabreeny

1.5 (one way) miles, near Cregagh, Castlereagh - Belfast

Great views of Belfast

Delamont Country Park

3 miles, near Downpatrick or Killyleagh

Country Park Walks

Donaghadee Town Trail

1.5 miles, near Donaghadee

Discover more about the buildings and monuments of the town

Dundrum Castle Woods Trail

0.3 miles, near Newcastle

Dundrum Castle Woods

Dundrum Coastal Path

1.6 (one way) miles, near Newcastle

Dundrum Coastal Path

Fairy Glen - linear walk

0.5 (One Way) miles, near Rostrevor

A walk from Rostrevor along the riverside

Granite Trail

3 miles, near Newcastle

The Granite Trail to Thomas’s Mountain is just over 1,100 metres

Greyabbey Village Heritage Trail

1 miles, near Greyabbey

A short history walk through the village with audio app

Hare's Gap

2.1 (One Way) miles, near Newcastle

Quarry track with final uphill section over rocky terrain.

Hillsborough Castle Boundary Trail CLOSED UNTIL 1 JULY 2018

1.6 miles, near Hillsborough

Enjoyable walk through the historic Hillsborough Castle Gardens

Holywood Town Walk and Cultural Trail

1.5 miles, near Holywood

A short historical walk around the town of Holywood

Huntly Wood

0.75 approx. miles, near Banbridge

Relax amongst mature beech and oak next to the River Bann

Island Hill & North Strangford Nature Reserve

1.5 miles, near Comber, Newtownards

A walk around Rough Island in Strangford Lough


2.7 miles, near Portaferry

Beach/coastal walk

Killard National Nature Reserve

1.3 miles, near Strangford

Rugged coastline at the mouth of Strangford Lough

Killynether Wood

1.5 miles, near Newtownards

Woodland walk with excellent views of surrounding countryside

Kiltonga Nature Reserve

0.6 miles, near Newtownards

Lakeland walk with wildfowl

Loughbrickland Walk (Whyte's Estate)

2.5 miles, near Loughbrickland

Diverse and interesting country walk

Minnowburn and Giant’s Ring

2.1 miles, near Belfast

Beautiful trails going along the Lagan, and through woodland.

Mount Stewart - Lake & Garden walk

2.3 miles, near Newtownards

Walks through this beautiful parkland and famous gardens

Mount Stewart - Red Trail

1.6 miles, near Newtownards

Explore the wider Mount Stewart Estate

Mourne Coastal Path

0.6 (One Way) miles, near Newcastle

Coastal path

Murlough National Nature Reserve

2.5 miles, near Newcastle

Nature Trail

Orlock Point

3 miles, near Donaghadee

Rocky coastal path with some steep steps.

Portaferry - Windmill Hill

2 miles, near Portaferry

Enjoy a short walk with great views and get to know Portaferry!

Redburn Country Park

3.9 miles, near Holywood

Peaceful walks through parkland and woodland.

Rocky Mountain

4.35 miles, near Annalong

A gentle walk which includes some steep sections

Rostrevor - Cloughmore Stone

0.4 (One Way) miles, near Rostrevor

Walks though a woodland with steep climbs and hills in places

Rowallane Garden

0.5 - 2 miles, near Saintfield

Woodland Walk and Farmland Trail

Scrabo Hill

2.3 miles, near Newtownards

A walk around Scrabo Hill, part of Scrabo Country Park

Slans Graveyard

0.3 miles miles, near Cloughey

Short community trail with panoramic views

Slieve Croob Transmitter Road Walk/ 'The Twelve Cairns' Walk

2.4 miles, near Finnis/Massford or Dromara

Viewpoint Walk


4 miles, near Rostrevor

A short yet steep walk to the summit of Slievemartin

Stormont Woodland Walks & Fitness Trail

2.5 miles, near Dundonald, Belfast

Parliament Buildings

Tobar Mhuire Heritage Trail

1.9 miles, near Crossgar

A tranquil walk in beautifully wooded grounds

Tollymore Forest Park - Arboretum Path

0.4 miles, near Newcastle

Short walk through mature arboretum and forestry trees.

Tollymore Forest Park - River Trail

3.1 miles, near Newcastle

A short walk along the Shimna River

Victoria Park

1 miles, near Holywood Arches, Belfast

Oasis for wildlife in Belfast

Ballywalter Walk

2 miles approx miles, near Ballywalter

Walking tour of Ballywalter village on the Ards Peninsula

Banbridge Riverside Walk & Solitude Park

0.88 approx miles, near Banbridge

Enjoy a stroll by the 'Banks of the Bann'.

Bloomfield Greenway

1.5 (One Way) miles, near Holywood Arches Belfast

Tarmac path along the former Belfast to Comber Railway line

Blue Lough

5 miles, near Annalong Village

Easy family walk

Cairn Wood/ Ballysallagh

2 miles, near Holywood

A short walk through old mixed woodland and coniferous forest.

Cranfield to Greencastle

5 miles, near Cranfield

Easy walk but stony in places.

Donard Forest Walk

3 miles, near Newcastle

Donard Forest lies at the foot of the Mourne Mountains

Dromara Bridleways Walk

5 approx. miles, near Dromara (3.5 miles)

Dromara Bridleway Walk

Gilford Riverside Walk - Stramore Park

0.2 miles, near Gilford

Short Local Riverside Walk and Cycle Route

Greyabbey Walk

1 mile approx miles, near Greyabbey

A historic walking tour of Greyabbey

Hanna's Close - The Close Walk

1.5 miles, near Kilkeel

A walk in and around Hanna's Close Cottages.

Hanna's Close - The Green Lane Walk

1.5 miles, near Kilkeel

A walk in and around Hanna's Close Cottages.

Highway to Health at St John's GAC

1.18 miles, near Castlewellan

A traffic-free walk within the grounds of St John's GAC

Highway to Health, Andersonstown Leisure Centre

1.2 miles, near Belfast

Two short circular walks around Andersonstown Leisure Centre

Highway to Health, Ballynahinch

1.9 miles, near Ballynahinch

A short circular walk around Ballynahinch

Highway to Health, Bangor

3.6 miles, near Bangor

Two short circular walks in and around Bangor

Highway to Health, Donaghadee

1.65 miles, near Donaghadee

Two short circular walks in Donaghadee

Highway to Health, Downshire Hospital

0.6 miles, near Downpatrick

A short circular route around Downshire Hospital

Highway to Health, Groomsport

2 miles, near Groomsport

A short circular walk in and around Groomsport

Highway to Health, Lagan Valley Hospital

0.5 miles, near Lisburn

A short circular route around Lagan Valley Hospital

Highway to Health, Maysfield Leisure Centre

1.6 miles, near Belfast

A short circular walk around Maysfield Leisure centre

Highway to Health, Newtownards

2.06 miles, near Newtownards

Two short circular walks in the Newtownards area

Highway to Health, Ozone Complex

1 miles, near Belfast

A short circular walk around the Ozone complex

Highway to Health, Shankill Leisure Centre

1 miles, near Belfast

A short circular walk around Shankill Leisure Centre

Highway to Health, Ulster Hospital

2.5 miles, near Dundonald

A series of short walks around the Ulster Hospital Area.

Hillsborough Forest - Lake Walk

0.5, 1.5 miles, near Hillsborough

Walks through mixed conifer forest and large lake

Loughbrickland Historic Trail

4.5 miles, near Loughbrickland

Discover Loughbrickland's built and natural heritage.

Newtownards Urban Trail

1 - 2 miles, near Newtownards

Self-guided heritage trail

Nugent's Wood

1 miles, near Portaferry

Woodland walk with views of Strangford Lough


1.3 miles, near Belfast

Beautiful parkland in an urban setting

Portaferry Town Trail

1.5 miles, near Portaferry

The tour provides a flavour of the history of the town.

Silent Valley

2 miles, near Kilkeel

Landscaped parkland walk

Silent Valley Nature Trail

1.5 miles, near Kilkeel

Relatively flat scenic walk along Kilkeel River

Windy Gap Pad

2-3.5 miles miles, near Leitrim

Blow away the cobwebs at the Windy Gap

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