Groomsport to Strangford

Link Section linking Quality Section - North Down Coastal Path to Quality Section – Lecale Way; following the eastern coast along the Ards Peninsula before cutting across to Portaferry on the shores of Strangford Lough.  There is a regular ferry service between Portaferry and Strangford.
The route mainly follows the busy A2 coast road with intermittent sections on quite rural roads and coastal paths.  There are some opportunities to walk along beaches.
There are transport links between these Quality Sections.

County

Down

Distance

30 miles

OS Map

15, 21

Nearest Town

Groomsport

Route Shape

Linear

Route Type

Urban

Terrain

Tarmac roads and footpaths.

Grid Reference (Start)

J538833

Grid Reference (End)

J589497

Point of Interest

N/A

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Strangford Lough

Route Description

This is a Link section therefore walkers are actively encouraged to make use of the public transport links between Groomsport and Strangford.  
This section of the route mainly follows a busy main road and is not signposted on the ground.

Facilities

N/A

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland