Long Walk – Two Bridges, Londonderry

Approx. 6 miles (8 miles if the Foyle bridge is crossed)

Date 21st February 2020

Leader Robin Connor 07805830550

Train times :- Whitehead 8.45am; Carrickfergus 8.54am; Greenisland 9.03am; change at Yorkgate for the 9.24am train to Londonderry which calls at Mossley West at 9.33am. Arrival time at our destination is 11.22am and the walk starts at 11.30am from the new Waterside Railway Station.

The walk is on a level path along the Waterside shore of Lough Foyle to the “new” Foyle Bridge. WE WILL NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE IF THE WEATHER IS INCLEMENT but after a short rest return along the waterside pathway to the café in St Colomb’s park for refreshments (optional) The walk will then continue to the Peace bridge and on to the Waterside railway station were the walk will finish.

If we cross the Foyle bridge the walk will continue along the shoreline to the City centre, stopping at Sainsbury’s for lunch (optional) before continuing on to the Peace bridge crossing over to the Waterside railway station were the walk will finish .

After the walk People may, if they wish, visit the City to shop, sightsee or eat before returning to the Waterside railway station for the journey home. A train leaves every hour at 38 minutes past the hour.