Hanna’s Close – The Close Walk

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A circular walk starting at Hanna's Close Cottages following quiet country roads.

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Hanna’s Close – The Close Walk



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    County Down

    Distance 0.4 miles

    OS Map Sheet 29

    Terrain Country roads

    Nearest Town Kilkeel

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J313165

    Route Type Riverside, Woodland

    Route Description

    Starting at the car park next to Hanna's Close Cottages - take the path south through the Close towards the river.

    Cross over the wooden bridge or stepping stones and proceed north, to a picnic area.

    Cross back over the river by the wooden bridge or stepping stones and continue north passing Otter Island on your right.

    Continue north up a steep hill following the path from the river valley to the Close lane. Climb over a wooden stile and turn left down a green lane to the Close.

    Point of Interest
    Otter Island, Kilkeel River
    Public transport
    Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk
    Facilities
    Toilets in Hanna's Close - opening hours apply