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Nice walk along the sea

First time in whitehead. Lovely wee place and very friendly people. Visites the art galery as Well... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
DianneG464
Relax and enjoy the tranquility

This really is a lovely walk and we do it as often as we can. Path hugs the seashore and it is... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Terence K
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

First time in whitehead. Lovely wee place and very friendly people. Visites the art galery as Well, which was amazing. And the walk along the sea was fantastic and I enjoyed that very much

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

This really is a lovely walk and we do it as often as we can. Path hugs the seashore and it is never crowded. If you are in the mood for some strenuous exercise you can always take the walk up to the lighthouse. Well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Terence K
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing therapeutic walk and I would highly recommend it for anyone who needs to not only exercise the body but to exercise the mind. Fabulous on a sunny day but even better on a wet and windy day. The path is closed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

We parked in the car park and headed off, on the sea front walk, to make the most of a sunny day. It really is a beautiful coast walk, dotted with benches here and there. Also outdoor adult gym equipment mid way. There's a colourful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We did this walk yesterday in the bright Ulster sunshine and enjoyed it immensely. Not a particularly difficult or strenuous walk though there are steps leading up towards the lighthouse, the view from there back towards the village is lovely. Part of the walk is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank HullenEdge
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A nice little walk along the sea front with easily navigated paths (although needs some attention in places as subsiding). Walk along the “highway to health” past outdoors gym equipment and walk up the steep steps to the Blackhead lighthouse for a lovely view of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a dander any day. Always sure of a lovely view. Watch out on windy days as you may just get wet with waves crashing...all safe enough and sure it's all part of the fun. If you're feeling energetic then...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 412jom
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Blackhead path is a great walk. There are various routes along the cliff top or along shore. The walks end at the lighthouse. There currently is a section under lighthouse closed off due to rock falls (but still accessible if your really keen). The shore...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

You can't miss this beautiful walk and have a picnic ! We had a very sunny Easter Sunday walk and we enjoyed the day. It is a "must see" if you are visiting Northern Ireland. Bear in mind the only 10p loo is situated in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My husband and I came along this walk on Sunday by accident. The walk is brisk and windy, so wrap up warm. The scenery is breathtaking, and the path has historical sign posts along the way. Part of the path is closed, but you can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank N4728BGsandraw
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