Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk A

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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.

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Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk A

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    County Antrim

    Distance 1.75 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Urban landscape, tarmac / paving

    Nearest Town Newtownabbey

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J34388 81498

    Route Type Highway to Health, Urban

    Route Description

    Turn left from the diamond and walk alongside the playing fields, turning left and following the path towards O’Neill Road.

    Continue the follow the path as it turns left and brings you towards and through the Leisure Park which will be on your left side. A little further ahead, the path turns left – follow it right the way round and it will bring you back into The Diamond again.

    Getting to the start

    All three walks start at The Diamond, Rathcoole.

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dog Policy

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