Spooktacular Strolls!


Walking In Your Community has a pick of locations to go walking this Halloween. With the spooktacular on everyone’s mind make sure to get Outdoors and try some of these ghostly routes if you are brave enough!

Springhill House Walk

Why not take a Halloween trek around Springhill which is well renowned for some of its ghostly goings on.

This fantastic Co. Londonderry hotspot is perfect for a leisurely stroll with your Walking group. Covering a short distance of 2 miles, the circular walk transports you through Springhill Estate, gardens and Demesne. The route also allows you to experience some of the fantastic 18th century buildings such as the tower on the elevated site above the Beech walk as well as an aviary which is home to nested herons.

To find out more about the Springhill House Walk, please click here.

Wallace Park

For those who want something a little less spooky, why not grab your walking shoes and make the most of Wallace Park, a superb location situated in the heart of Lisburn City.

The beautiful 25 acres of woodland is home to many gentle walks suitable for all abilities under the Walking In Your Community programme.  After having enjoyed the beautiful location, make sure to check out "Twilight Nights by Fairy Lights", a colourful and visual celebration of Halloween for both children and adults complete with an outdoor Food & Drink Market, Lantern Parade and spectacular Fireworks Display.

To find out more about the Twilight Nights by Fairy Lights Festival and Wallace Park, please click here.


Crom Ghost Walk

Take a dander in this eerie Lough Erne estate that has been associated for years with ghostly sightings and spooky tales.

Approximately 3.5miles long this spine shivering tour is perfect for an Autumn stroll with your Community Walking group. With an array of historic sites on location such as the Crom Old Castle, boat house, summer house there is definitely a lot to keep Community Walk Leaders on edge during this supernatural walk.

For more information on the National Trust’s Crom Ghost Walk, please click here.

If you are stuck for ideas on where to get out Walking this Halloween, make sure to pay www.WalkNI.com a visit for some great walking ideas.