Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke
Highway to Health – Whiteabbey Hospital

Walks down past the psychiatric and rehabilitation wards and ambulance station and round the old part and up the station road and back to the start.

 

COUNTY
Antrim
DISTANCE
1 mile
OS MAP
Sheet 15
NEAREST TOWN
Rathcoole/Whiteabbey
ROUTE SHAPE
Circular
ROUTE TYPE
Highway to Health, Parkland, Grassland, Urban
TERRAIN
Smooth footpath and grass
GRID REFERENCE (START)
J347823
GRID REFERENCE (END)
J347823

 

Point of Interest

Hospital

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

Walk down to the entrance to the hospital. Walk up the Doagh Road to Cloghfern Corner, walk down the Station Road to the other hospital entrance. Walk back into the hospital down past the doctors bungalows and nurses flats. Walk past the mental wards and rehabilitation wards and go past the new block, Accident and Emergency(Casualty) and outpatients and back to the car park.

Getting to the Start

From Belfast drive up the Shore Road(A2)and turn up the Doagh Road and turn in at Whiteabbey Hospital. Park in the car park in front of Ward 4 (Old Building and the Theatres).

Facilities

Car Parking