NEWTOWNABBEY GREENWAY


“Newtownabbey Greenway”

A community greenway stretching from Mossley and Monkstown down to Whiteabbey on the shores of Lough Neagh, this route follows the Three Mile Water river valley past meadows, residential areas, community hubs, forests, Council buildings and the immense Bleach Green railway viaducts.

ROUTE DETAILS


Length 6 kilometres
Estimate Complete
Timescale Complete
Type Existing greenway
Title Newtownabbey Greenway
Border area No
Councils Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

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EXPLORE THE ROUTE


GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT


BELFAST TO NEWTOWNABBEY GREENWAY

A 9km traffic-free route through the western side of Belfast Harbour and along Belfast Lough shore beside the M2 and M5 motorways to Whiteabbey.

NEWTOWNABBEY TO CARRICKFERGUS GREENWAY

A 9km route along the disused ‘Back Line’ railway bewteen Monkstown and Greenisland and on into Carrickfergus.

NEWTOWNABBEY TO LARNE GREENWAY

A 26km route from Newtownabbey, linking into the former railhead at Doagh, and on towards the port town of Larne on the Irish Sea coast.

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Successful greenway projects are driven by the passion of local people. If you have an update to share, a story to tell about the history of the route or future of the Newtownabbey Greenway, or if you want to submit a picture or video to this page, please get in contact.