Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
Highway to Health – Knockbracken

The shorter walk of1.81 km is based entirely in Knockbracken Healthcare Park, a site that is home to SEBT headquarters and a range of other facilities. It is measured from the Singing Kettle Café, where a right is taken towards the mini roundabout. At roundabout, go straight ahead past estate services and down the hill. At bottom of the hill take a left towards the horse paddock. At end of paddock take a left, and go straight ahead at the junction. Follow the road around the site and up the hill. At top of hill, take a left around the back of Trust headquarters, cross the road and finish at the café.

The longer walk of 3.03 km will involve the walk departing from the Singing Kettle Café, exiting Knockbracken and taking a left on to the Saintfield Road. Turn left at traffic lights and continue on to Purdysburn Road. Turn left into Alderwood Hill. Re–enter the Knockbracken site just before the double gates on the left. Walk past the barrier and take the first right towards the road, turn left and return to the Singing Kettle where a cup of tea can be enjoyed.

More details below:

COUNTY
Antrim

DISTANCE – 1.81km/3.03km

STEPS – 2263/3788

NEAREST TOWN
Belfast
ROUTE SHAPE
Circular
ROUTE TYPE
Parkland
TERRAIN
Paths

Please click here to download a map of the walk.

Route Description

For route description, please see the knockbracken Highway to Health leaflet, available to download above.

Getting to the start

The route can be accessed at any point and walked in either direction.

Facilities

Cafe and a car parks.