Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
Highway to Health – Craigavon Lake

This urban walk is 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.

 

COUNTY
Armagh

DISTANCE – 2.16 miles

STEPS – 4350

OS MAP
Sheet 20
NEAREST TOWN
Craigavon
ROUTE SHAPE
Circular
ROUTE TYPE
Highway to Health, Lakeland
TERRAIN
Tarmac/paving
GRID REFERENCE (START)
J048569
GRID REFERENCE (END)
J048569

 

Click here to download a map of the walk.

Route Description

The route follows the path around the south lake, passing through formal parkland and semi–natural grassland habitat where a wealth of wildlife can be seen including tufted duck, pochard, mallard, mute swans, reed bunting, sedge warbler, skylark and wood white butterfly (please keep to the path). The route can be walked in either direction and started at any point. It is 3.48km in length and takes about 30 – 35 minutes to complete.

Getting to the Start

Start at Craigavon Watersports centre