Belfast Lagan – Ulster Scots Walk

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Belfast Lagan – Ulster Scots Walk

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    County Antrim

    Distance 3.4 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Public footpath, some steps over a bridge.

    Nearest Town Belfast

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J325691

    Route Type Riverside

    Route Description

    Start at the public car park beside Shaw’s Bridge and walk to the right of the boat house, joining the riverside path. Follow the towpath for 1.5km, keeping an eye out for all the wildlife. When you get to the wooden bridge, cross over to the other side and turn left, back towards the city. The walk passes through Minnowburn tracking the river, cross the stone bridge towards the car park and turn immediately left for the path back towards the city. Under the road the walk continues as the walk was part of the old lagan canal system – continue to the lock keepers cottage. The path on the lock keepers side of the canal will eventually bring you to the suspension bridge over the water – cross that and continue into Clement Wilson Park. This path was built over an old mill race which brought water to Wilsons factory, another reminder of Belfast’s industrial past. This will take you back to the car park. • Main Video – • ‘Linenopolis’ – • ‘The Weavin’ –

    Point of Interest

    Shaw’s Bridge, Minnowburn, Lock Keepers Cottage, Clement Wilson Park.

    Getting to the start

    Start at the public car park beside Shaw’s Bridge.

    Public transport

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