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Bann Boulevard - Portadown

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Bann Boulevard - Portadown

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The Bann Boulevard is the perfect place for a short walk or as a starting point for a much longer linear walk. The wide tarmac surface makes the path suitable for all users. The towpath is a shared use path and can be busy at times, however, cyclists should give way to pedestrians.

Start Point:
J013540

Finish Point:
J022525

Route:
A convenient car park is located behind The Meadows Shopping Centre delivery area (off Meadow Lane) at the rear of the shopping centre, beside Portadown Boat Club. From the car park, looking at the river, walk to your right along the tarmac path until you reach the Point of Whitecoat Bridge. At this point you can cross the bridge and continue along the towpath to Knock Bridge and beyond or return along the same path back to the car park.

Distance:
0.8 (One Way) miles

Terrain:
Flat tarmac surface

Point of interest:
Point of Whitecoat Bridge where the river splits 3 ways

Facilities:
Car park

Publication:
Walking & Cycling in Craigavon; Newry Canal Way.

Publication availability:
Contact the Recreation Development Officer in Craigavon Council on 028 3831 1683.

Nearest town:
Portadown

OS map:
20

Accessible terrain:
Flat, wide tarmac path from Portadown to Point of Whitecoat. No gates or stiles along this section of the towpath.

Accessible signage:
The walk is marked using the Newry Canal Way waymarkers.

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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