The walk is situated adjacent to Antrim, a town steeped in history and with many places of interest. The aim of the walk is to encourage people of all ages to walk for leisure and good health.
DISTANCE – 2 miles
STEPS – 3988
Highway to Health, Riverside, Urban
|GRID REFERENCE (START)
|GRID REFERENCE (END)
Click here to download a map of the walk.
Point of Interest
Antrim Castle Gardens
Turn right onto the river path and follow the signs up to a footbridge. Cross the river and proceed towards the town, turning left onto Market Square. Near the bottom of the square, turn left onto a walkway leading back to the river. Turn right and follow the signs into Antrim Castle Gardens, passing an ancient motte. Recross the river and turn right onto the riverside path leading to Antrim Lough Shore Park. As the path enters the car park, turn left towards Lough Road. Turn left again onto Lough Road and continue until a further left turn completes the route at the Antrim Forum.
Getting to the Start
Starting at a kilometre marker leading from Antrim Forum car park to the Six Mile Water.
At the Lough Shore Park, there are toilet facilities and a café (open all year round) and a caravan park (open Easter to October)