KILLARD POINT

A scenic walk at the mouth of Strangford Lough

Beginning at the designated parking on the Killard Road at Mill Quarter Beach follow the beach and enter through the kissing gates. Follow the informal path to the point and go over towards the beach.

Highlights along the route include: wildflowers, Guns Island, butterflies, red cliffs, old radar station, and a cliff top walk.

This route is entirely informal. There are open fields, roaming livestock, and rocky terrain. 

The starting point
The starting point

View out to the point

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Walk out to the point
Walk out to the point
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Saint Patrick's Rocks
Saint Patrick's Rocks

Where he preached to fish

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View up Strangford Lough
View up Strangford Lough
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Benderg Bay
Benderg Bay

Glacial deposits formed red cliffs

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Benderg Bay
Benderg Bay
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The old radar station
The old radar station

From the Cold War

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Cliff top views
Cliff top views

Toward the Mournes

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