This walk starts at Mall West and is centered around the urban area of Armagh. The walk is free to use. City centre car parking is available at Sainsburys and St Patricks Trian.

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Highway to Health, Armagh (A)



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  • Good walk. Perhaps more prominence should be give to the beauty of the Folly River/Glen which runs parrallel to Killuney Drive before its junction with Barrack Hill. There is a pathway which runs along the river. Of special interest are the buzzards which appear to be nesting in the area.

    At Drumadd Road junction with Victoria Street (in spring time when there is less vegetation), the river passes under a bridge where Dippers can clearly be seen.

    For an urban walk, there is a lot of nature spotting opportunities.

    J. Smith at 5:07 pm
  • County Armagh

    Distance 3.4 miles

    OS Map 19

    Terrain Urban footpaths

    Nearest Town Armagh

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H87775 45193

    Route Type Highway to Health, Urban

    Start outside Department of Agriculture building on the Mall West. Proceed along Mall West into Barrack St., round to the Newry Rd, then turn towards the Leisure Centre via Folly Lane. The route then goes along Killuney Drive, Barrack Hill, Drumadd Rd and turns back into town via College Hill before rejoining Mall West.

    City architecture inc. Georgian buildings, Armagh Jail

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    City centre cafes and restaurants. Orchard Leisure Centre.