Highway to Health, Newtownards

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These two routes are measured from Ards Leisure Centre in an anti-clockwise direction. Walk 1 goes around the town of Newtownards and is 3.31km. Walk 2 includes a walk around Kiltonga Nature Reserve/Dam Bottoms and is 2.87km long.

These walks are 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, Newtownards



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    County Down

    Distance 2.06 miles

    OS Map Sheet 15

    Terrain Tarmac/paving

    Nearest Town Newtownards

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J48970 74115

    Route Type Highway to Health

    Route Description

    Please see the Newtownards Highway to Health leaflet, available for download on this page.

    Point of Interest

    The Priory, Market Cross, The Arts Centre

    Getting to the start

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk