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