Hillsborough Forest Park – Short Walk

20th December 2019

Leader: Robin Larmour Mobile Phone 07815 888239

Meeting Point: Bus Station Great Victoria Street 10.30 am

Duration/Distance: Approximately 1 ½ – 2 hours – 3 miles

Train times:

Whitehead 9.45

Carrickfergus 9.54

Troopers Lane 10.00

Greenisland 10.03

Jordanstown 10.06

Whiteabbey 10.10

Bus time ; 10.45 No 238 to Hillsborough War Memorial

Return bus times are 15.07, 15.37

Route of Walk – Up to St Malachys Church, past Hillsborough Fort and round Hillsborough Lake keeping to path at waters edge. There are now numerous viewing platforms around the lake which give a good opportunity to see the water fowl on the lake. The path is fairly level but can be muddy in places.

Lunch – We hope to have lunch at the Hillside Bar/Restaurant on the Main Street.

Toilets are available the town car park and at the Hillside.