Highway to Health, Mater Hospital, The Louis McNiece Walk

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This urban walk is part of the Highway to Health Scheme – a simple and innovative scheme which aims to encourage people of all ages to walk for leisure and good health. It uses pole signs at one kilometre intervals on an established route.

The walk around the Mater Hospital area is to aid health promotion to staff, patients and visitors

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Highway to Health, Mater Hospital, The Louis McNiece Walk

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    County Antrim

    Distance 1.77 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Urban landscape, tarmac / paving

    Nearest Town Belfast

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J332753

    Route Type Highway to Health, Urban

    Route Description

    Following much of the same route as The Academy Walk, leave the McAuley building onto the Crumlin Road and turn left onto Annesley Street. Go up the Antrim road past St. Malachy’s College, and turn left onto the Cliftonville Road. After passing the Belfast Royal Academy, continue a short distance and then turn left onto Rosapenna Street. Turn left again from here onto the Oldpark Road, and then onto the Crumlin road before returning to the Mater.

    Point of Interest

    Belfast Royal Academy, St Malachys College

    Getting to the start

    Start at the main door of the McAuley Building of the Mater Hospital.

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dog Policy

    Dogs are allowed. Dogs are allowed but must be kept under control.


    In the hospital