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Seals and wildflowers are some of the attractions on this nature walk that...

Seals and wildflowers are some of the attractions on this nature walk that hugs the southern shore of Belfast Lough from Holywood to Portavoe.

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Fabulous, easily accessible walk

Walked this coastal path in two stages in a recent visit to N. Ireland-- first, the stretch from Bangor to Holywood (about 3 hours at a very leisurely pace) and then the stretch... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Walked this coastal path in two stages in a recent visit to N. Ireland-- first, the stretch from Bangor to Holywood (about 3 hours at a very leisurely pace) and then the stretch from Bangor to Orlock (about 2 hours). The path offers wonderful scenery and is paved almost the whole way, making for easy walking. Big stretches very do-able... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The great thing about living in Bangor, Co. Down is the great countryside on your door step. Leaving the car at the Banks Lane car park at Ballyholme Bay. Turn right and head toward Groomsport. Taking in part of the North Down Coastal path. Great views of Antrim & Scotland.

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Belfast
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I finished the north down coastal path in August. I had already done two sections of it the previous year and needed to finish off the section between Bangor and orlock point near Donaghadee. I thought I knew what was going to ahead of me but you talk about leaving the best until last. The parts around Bangor and ballyholme... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2005

Following the costal path fm Holywood promanade east and you are soon lost from the hussel and bussel of city life. This path go's fm Holywood to Bangor. Plan to spend half a day walking this pathway. The path is easy to follow thou isnt accessible for disabled users. Outstanding views over Belfast Lough and across to Carrickfergus and the... More 

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