DISTANCE

1.8 miles

ROUTE TYPE

Linear

Ballywalter Walk

Down

This walking tour takes in the historic sites and locations dotted around Ballywalter, Ballywalter Beach and other sites located on the Irish Sea coast of the Ards Peninsula. Ballywalter is an old fishing village with a harbour dating back to the mid 1800's.

 

DISTANCE

1.8 miles

ROUTE TYPE

Linear

OS MAP

21

GRID REFERENCE

J607715

COUNTY

Down

NEAREST TOWN

Ballywalter

LANDSCAPE

Coastal

TERRAIN

Roads, pavements, coastal paths

ON/OFF PUBLIC ROAD

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DIFFICULTY

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TRAIL INFORMATION

The walking tour starts at Ballywalter Park and the Lime Kilns and ends at the old Parish Church and graveyard.

The walker can enjoy the sites and sounds of village life as he completes the route.

TRAIL INFORMATION

The walking tour starts at Ballywalter Park and the Lime Kilns and ends at the old Parish Church and graveyard.

The walker can enjoy the sites and sounds of village life as he completes the route.

GETTING TO THE START

Ballywalter is situated on the Irish Sea coast of the Ards Peninsula, 11 miles outside of Newtownards. It can be reached by car from Newtownards, via Greyabbey. Leaving Newtownards, follow the Portaferry Road out of the town. Continue on this road (A20) until you reach Greyabbey. At the mini-roundabout turn left and follow the main street until you reach the T-junction. Turn right here and follow the signs for Ballywalter.
  • Point of Interest
    Lime Kilns, The old Anderson shelter, the Perch and Shipwrecks, harbour, lifeboat and skulmartin lightship, war memorial and square, Presbyterian Church, Holy Trinity Church of Ireland, Whitechurch and Graveyard
  • Facilities
    Car parking is available free of charge around Ballywalter Toilets are also available in the village Refreshments are also available along the route.
  • Dog Policy
    Dogs should be kept on leads at all times.
  • Getting to the Start
    Ballywalter is situated on the Irish Sea coast of the Ards Peninsula, 11 miles outside of Newtownards. It can be reached by car from Newtownards, via Greyabbey. Leaving Newtownards, follow the Portaferry Road out of the town. Continue on this road (A20) until you reach Greyabbey. At the mini-roundabout turn left and follow the main street until you reach the T-junction. Turn right here and follow the signs for Ballywalter.
  • Public Transport

GALLERY

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