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Crawfordsburn Country Park, Coastal Walk

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Crawfordsburn Country Park, Coastal Walk

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This walk ambles through a hay meadow, which is full of wild flowers in the summer months. The route then leads along sandy beaches, including Crawfordsburn Beach and Helen's Bay.

Grey Point Fort is a restored coastal battery.

Start Point:
J467822

Finish Point:
J467822

Route:
Leave the Visitor's Centre at Crawfordsburn Country Park, follow the waymarked trail north through the hay meadow, and onto the coastal path. The walk then heads west, along the fine sandy beaches at Helen's Bay, past the wartime fort at Grey Point, and finishing at Sea Park. This walk is also suitable for people with limited mobility, please see Disabled Ramblers NI link below.

Distance:
1.9 (One Way) miles

Terrain:
Gravel and tarmac paths.

Point of interest:
Grey Point Coastal Battery; hay meadow and sandy beaches.

Facilities:
Visitor Centre: permanent and seasonal exhibitions, free leaflets and nature books. Toilets for disabled; picnic tables; self service restaurant: open 10am -4.30pm through the year. Scooters for free use are available for people with limited mobility capable of riding them. Booking is advised.

Publication:
None

Publication availability:
n/a

Nearest town:
Crawfordsburn

OS map:
Sheet 15

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

Accessible terrain:
Call the visitor centre for more detail on 028 9185 3621

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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