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Ballyclare War Memorial Park

The park is situated beside Sixmile Leisure Centre, at the top end of Sixmilewater Park.
 
Open 24hrs per day, 7 days a week.
Toilets & car park at Simile Leisure Centre

Ballyclare War Memorial park is located opposite Sixmile Leisure Centre on the banks of Sixmile River offering you the opportunity to feed the ducks and swans. The park offers a short walk and the centre of attraction is the war memorial and pergola full of flowers in spring.
 
In the park there is a mound on the left hand side which is a 13th – century Norman motte buolt as a defensive outpost of Carrickfergus Castle. Soldiers reaching the ricer believed they had traveled six miles and began calling the river Six Mile Water.