Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk B

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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 B

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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 J34401 81521

    Route Type Highway to Health, Urban

    Route Description

    From the Diamond, turn right and walk towards the river. There, turn left and follow the path towards the Belfast Lough. When you reach the Shore Road, turn left and follow it past the first turn on your left, taking the second towards Abbots Cross. Turn left into and through the Playing Fields and return to The Diamond.

    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.