Walking

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Walking is one of the simplest, safest and most effective form of physical activity. Every adult in Northern Ireland should accumulate 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week.

 

Below are suggested walking routes in Newtownabbey:

 

 

Woodland Trust sites in Newtownabbey:

Monkstown Wood

Carnmoney Hill




 

Newtownabbey Walking Group (Tuesdays)

Improve your health and make new friends by participating in short health walks. All walks are led by trained walk leaders and will last approximately 15-30 minutes. The walks are free of charge. For further details contact Lynn Dunwoody (Walk Leader) Tel: 07860 699187 or email: l.dunwoody@ulster.ac.uk


Related Documents to Download:

Meet at: 6:50pm on Tuesdays:

Download Tuesday Walking Programme April-June 2014 (105Kb)

 

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Newtownabbey Walking for Health Group (Wednesdays)

Everyone is welcome to join the walks - just come to the meeting place at the times shown below. For further details contact Lynn Dunwoody (Walk Leader) Tel: 07860 699187 or email: l.dunwoody@ulster.ac.uk

 

Related Documents to Download:

Meet at: 10:15am on Wednesdays:

Download Wednesday Walking Programme April - June 2014 (108Kb)

 

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Newtownabbey Senior Citizens Forum Walking Group

Meets Monday (for everyone) and Wednesday (men only) 2:15pm at various locations.

 

For a copy of the walk programme or for more information call the Newtownabbey Senior Citizens Forum on 028 9083 8848 or drop into their office at Baron Hall, 230 Antrim Road, Glengormley.

 

 

Useful Links:

www.walkni.com

www.belfasthills.org

 

 

Newtownabbey Way

The Newtownabbey Way becomes part of National Cycle Network Route 93 and runs from Corr’s Corner to the shores of Belfast Lough at Whiteabbey. Keen pedestrians and cyclists are already making use of the path which will undoubtedly be a major attraction for both residents and visitors to the Borough.


See details of the Newtownabbey Way...

 

 

 

Further Details

For information on local walks and established walking groups contact:

 

Neil Luney, Councils Rural Projects Officer

Newtownabbey Borough Council

Tel. 028 90340000

Email. nluney@newtownabbey.gov.uk

 

 

 

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Rural Projects Officer

Tel: 028 9034 0000

Email: nluney@newtownabbey.gov.uk

© Newtownabbey Borough Council 2014