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.
DISTANCE – 2.6 miles
STEPS – 4138
Highway to Health
|GRID REFERENCE (START)
|GRID REFERENCE (END)
Click here to download a map of the walk.
Point of Interest
The Priory, Market Cross, The Arts Centre
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Please see the Newtownards Highway to Health leaflet, available for download on this page.
Getting to the Start
Both walks can be accessed at any point along the walk and can be done in either direction.