Highway to Health at St John’s GAC

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This traffic-free walk is entirely within the grounds of St John’s GAC. It is made up of three loops of 520m, 1,060 and 320m respectively. These can be walked in any combination and in any direction. The walk is enhanced by the provision of several free-standing exercise stations where you can do exercises to booost your strength, stamina, co-orination and flexibillity.

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Highway to Health at St John’s GAC

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    County Down

    Distance 1.18 miles

    OS Map 29

    Terrain Playing Fields

    Nearest Town Castlewellan

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J36326 40646

    Route Type Highway to Health

    Route Description

    This walk is suitable for all ages and abilities. It is mostly on level ground or only slight slopes. Underfoot conditions is short grass.

    Point of Interest

    Riverside, Views to Mournes and Dromara Hills

    Getting to the start

    Just of B175 between Castlewellan and Ballynahinch

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk


    Disabled car parking available