Crawfordsburn Country Walk

Date – 30th July

Walk Leaders – Rodney and Jennifer Dwyer

Meeting Point – Helen’s Bay Railway Station at 11.10

Public Transport- By train to Landon Place, then change to Bangor line.

Whitehead 9.45, Carrickfergus 9.54, Greenisland 10.03, Jordanstown 10.06, Whiteabbey 10.10

Arriving Lanyon Place at 10.21. Then Bangor train from Lanyon at 10.40

Return trains from Helen’s Bay at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour.

Anyone travelling car there is limited car parking at Helen’s Bay station but there is also parking in Church Road or Go,f Road near the station.

Walk – Will be approximately 4.5 miles and take about 3.5 hours including lunch.The walk is mostly flat with a couple of steeper inclines. Route will be in a loop from railway station to Country Park through Forest and glen to wild flower meadows, along coastal path and then back after lunch through Chimera Wood to Golf Road and station. Plenty of opportunities for stops to take in views for those who may need to catch their breath.

Lunch – Refreshments are available at the Park Cafe, but walkers may bring their own lunch, plenty of picnic tables available. The last part of the walk will be after lunch.

Toilets – Available at Crawfordsburn Country Park Centre.

Hope to see as many as possible there and that good weather holds, but not too hot!