Fairy Glen - linear walk

Walking Route

The Fairy Glen in Rostrevor provides a pleasant venue for a short stroll. From the centre of Rostrevor village, go down Bridge Street. The Fairy Glen is on the left immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park.

Distance:

0.5 (One Way) miles

Start Point:

J180183

Finish Point:

J187187

Point of interest:

Paths lead into the adjacent Kilbroney Park

Nearest town:

Rostrevor

OS map:

Sheet 29

Terrain:

Off-road paths

Route:

From the center of Rostrevor village go down Bridge street. The Fairy Glen is on the left immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park.

The walk starts in the village on the Kilkeel side of the bridge and follows the Kilbroney River upstream for half a mile. Route finding is simple, the path follows the east side of the river. Several paths lead away from the river into the adjacent Kilbroney Park.

On completing the walk turn and retrace your steps back to the start.

Facilities:

Toilets, accomodation and refreshments are available in Rostrevor. There is a café in Kilbroney Park with accessible toilets facilities.

Accessible terrain:

No
Accessible toilets are available in Kilbroney Park (adjacent to the cafe, downstairs)

Publication:

None

Publication availability:

For more information contact the Tourist Information Centre in Newry on 028 3031 3170 or in Warrenpoint on 028 417 52256

Getting to the start by public transport:

Rostrevor is located on the A2 between Newry and Kilkeel. From the centre of the village, go down Bridge street. The Fairy Glen is immediately after the bridge beside the entrance to Kilbroney Park. Buses run from Newry to Rostrevor and from Kilkeel to Rostrevor. Please contact Ulsterbus for further details.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newry Visitor Information Centre
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