Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
Highway to Health – Lagan Valley Hospital

This 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
Down

DISTANCE – 0.5 miles

STEPS – 1038

OS MAP
Sheet 20
NEAREST TOWN
Lisburn
ROUTE SHAPE
Circular
ROUTE TYPE
Highway to Health
TERRAIN
Tarmac/paving
GRID REFERENCE (START)

GRID REFERENCE (END)

 

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Route Description

Starting at the right hand side of the hospital site at the sign for Flaxfield House, turn down to the right along a tarmac road which leads towards a white bungalow on the right hand side. At the bungalow turn to the right and continue along the concrete path which leads onto the Hillsborough Road. At this junction, turn right and continue along the footpath passing a petrol station on the right hand side, take the first turning on the right after the petrol station which leads into Lagan Valley Hosptial towards the starting point.

Getting to the Start

The walk can be started at any point along the route and walked in either direction.

Facilities

Parking