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    Old Railway Line Walk

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    Very Easy
    Duration
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    0.5h
    Distance
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    1.8 km
    Elevation
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    27 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Old Railway Line Walk is a fun, family-friendly adventure in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland that will take you along a repurposed rail line. While out on the trail, you will leave behind the shores of Coalpit Bay and make your way west past Hunts Park, before retracing your steps along the trail. This is fantastic route to get out for a spot of exercise or to take the dogs on a quick walk.

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    Route Description for Old Railway Line Walk

    Featuring little in the way of challenging terrain, the Old Railway Line Walk is a quick and easy adventure that will see you make your way through Donaghadee to enjoy some scenic views along a repurposed rail line.

    Setting out from the car park at The Commons Park, you will first take in the lovely views of Coalpit Bay, before making your way west and the trail. Take some time to appreciate the tree-lined path, as you work your way through the town of Donaghadee and pass by Hunts Park. After passing by the tower and reaching the endpoint of the route at Killaughey Road, you can turn back to retrace your steps along the trail on the return to the car park.

    Getting to the Old Railway Line Walk Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Old Railway Line Walk can be found at The Commons Car Park in Donaghadee, just off Millisle Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      Year-Round

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Yes

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      Out and back

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