Killynether Wood

Walking Route

Steady climb on woodland paths to viewpoint before descent through woodland to finish. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this former estate woodland which is the result of planting in the mid nineteenth century. Viewpoint over Killynether and drumlin countryside beyond.

Distance:

1.5 miles

Start Point:

J473719

Finish Point:

J473719

Point of interest:

Bluebells, beech and hazel woodland, panaramic views

Nearest town:

Newtownards

OS map:

Sheet 21

Terrain:

Off road paths

Route:

From the car park in Killynether Wood, follow the path to the rear of the old Walled Garden into the woodland. The path ahead passes impressive beech trees on the right, through mixed woodland and then climbs through a hazel wood. From here, follow the path and descend through the beech wood to finish at the car park once more.

Facilities:

Car Park and toilets

Accessible toilet facilities:

Yes

Accessible terrain:

Off road unsurfaced paths

Publication:

None

Publication availability:

n/a

Getting to the start by public transport:

From Newtownards to Comber dual carriageway, follow road signs to Scrabo Country Park

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newtownards / Ards Visitor Information Centre
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