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Buttermilk Bridge Walking Route

Houston's Mill Car Park, 5 Guide Street, Brougshane, County Antrim, BT42 4JU
Buttermilk Bridge Walking Route

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Broughshane is known as the "Garden Village of Ulster" thanks to its floral displays. Over 75,000 flowers are planted annually winning the village many national and international awards. Suitable for wheel chair users.

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Finish Point:

Starting at Houston's Mill car park follow the path that leads to Broughshane Main Street. Take care crossing the road to the entry archway of the Buttermilk Bridge Walk. Follow the path in an anti-clockwise direction staying close to the river until you reach the play park and car park.Turn left and go down Knockan Road to Main Street, turn left and proceed back to the Houston's Mill site. The path is well maintained and has no steep inclines or obstacles, making it wheelchair user friendly, and although there are a few drains and uneven patches in places on the Main Street, it is generally not too bad.

1.5 miles

Level surface

Point of interest:
Dipper, Malard & Moorhen

Public toilets in village. The Thatch Inn and numerous cafes (many have steps).

Ballymena Walks

Publication availability:
This free publication is available from Ballymena Tourist Information Centre. Tel: Tel: (028) 2563 5900 or Email:

Nearest town:

OS map:
Sheet 9

Accessible toilet facilities:

Accessible terrain:
Level tarmac paths

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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The car park at Houston's Mill is located just off the Main Street in Broughshane.

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