Ballynure to Belfast

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Ballynure to Belfast

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    County Antrim

    Distance 18.8 miles

    OS Map 15

    Terrain Rural roads, forest & cycle path

    Nearest Town Ballynure

    Route Shape Linear

    Grid Reference J317936

    Route Type

    Route Description
    This is a Link section therefore walkers are actively encouraged to make use of the public transport links between Ballynure and Belfast. The route between Ballynure and Whiteabbey is on a combination of quiet rural roads and forest tracks through Woodburn Forest. After Whiteabbey the route becomes more urban following National Cycle Network Route 93 through the docks to Belfast. The route is not signposted on the ground. For those walkers determined to complete of full circuit of Northern Ireland then accurate maps of this Link section are available to download. When walking on road sections please observe the Highway Code and it is advised to wear high visibility clothing. From Ballynure to Whiteabbey Walk for a short distance along the B58; turn right onto the Straid Road leading to the village of the same name. Continue towards the forest on the hill beyond the village. Follow unmarked paths through Woodburn Forest to Knockagh and eventually the B90 to Whiteabbey. From Whiteabbey to Belfast simply follow coastline along National Cycle Network Route 93.
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    Public transport
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    Accessibility Grade

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.