North Belfast Parks – Short Walk

8th March 2019.
SHORT WALK – 3 miles/1.5 hours plus lunch break. 
LEADER: Robert McDowell, Telephone No 028 93373084 (land line)
07711 706022 (mobile).
MEETING POINT/TIME: either at 10.46 am at Yorkgate Railway Station
or at 11.00 am at gate into Alexandra Park, Deacon Street (off North Queen Street, Belfast).
Outward Journey:
Train – Dep Larne Harbour 9.55 am, Dep Whitehead 10.15 am, Dep C’fergus 10.24 am, Arr Yorkgate 10.46 am.
Return Journey:
Train – Dep Yorkgate 1.29 pm, Arr C’fergus 1.50 pm, Arr Whitehead (terminus) 2.00 pm.
Take Belfast Road/Shore Road/York Road towards Belfast. Immediately past Grove Wellbeing Centre at 120 York Road (on RHS), turn right onto North Queen Street. Deacon Street is the third street on the right hand side, where there is ample parking.
Begins at Yorkgate Railway Station (for public transport users) or at Deacon Street park gate (for car users). We will walk through Alexandra Park and then round Belfast Waterworks Park. The walk is level and well surfaced. Note that there are no loos in either park.
We will have lunch at “Sozo’s”, Antrim Road, Belfast (near corner of Alexandra Park Avenue) and walk back to Deacon Street and Yorkgate Railway Station.