Highway to Health, Rathcoole Walk C

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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 C

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    County Antrim

    Distance 1.86 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Urban landscape, tarmac/paving

    Nearest Town Newtownabbey

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J34415 81509

    Route Type Highway to Health, Urban

    Route Description

    Leaving from The Diamond, turn right onto Rathmore Drive, then onto Ballyronan Park. At the end of the road, follow the path towards the Braden Glen, across the river and eventually coming out on Glenmount Road near the roundabout.

    Keep left and go past the Abbey Centre to the corner of Merville, then turn left again. Go along the Shore Road and turn left on Rathcoole Drive. Follow it back 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.