Quality Walk

Ecos Reserve Trail

The ecos millennium environmental centre hosts fun interative facilities, an environmental education centre and conferencing / exhibition centre. Dogs must be keep on a lead.




2 miles

OS Map

Sheet 9

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Parkland & Grassland, Riverside


Level surface

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Ecos Centre, Otters, Irish Moiled Cattle

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

From the rear of the car park follow the path that leads to the right of the Groundwork Sculpture over the Millennium Bridge and Braid River. Turn right at the end of the bridge and then left to walk in a clockwise direction. Cross over the main entrance road bridge and turn left. At the next junction turn right for the Summerfield Bridge. Stay on the perimeter path that runs close to the motorway and sweeps its way back to lake, ecos centre and car park.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Follow the signposts for the Ecos Centre from the M2, Ballymena


On site at the Ecos Centre (seasonal) Broughshane & Ballymena


Ballymena Walks

Publication Availability

Ballymena Tourist Information Centre

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland