CAAN Countryside Recreation Northern Ireland


Name: CAAN Countryside Recreation Northern Ireland
Location: Lisburn
County: Antrim
Total Cost: £ 8,100.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Lagan Rural Partnership
Telephone: 02890303930


The completion of a recreational scoping study of the Maze/Long Kesh site to establish sustainable multi-use recreational trails that are accessible to the local population and visitors to the site.  


The Network was established in 1999, it is charged with the strategic development, management and promotion of outdoor recreation across Northern Ireland.  CAAN's product development work has led to over 50 new outdoor recreation facilities providing walking trails, canoe trails, coastal canoe trails, off road horse riding trails, cross country mountain biking trails, off road family cycling trails, ability trails and ecotrails.


Consultation with the local community and potential recreational users of the site

Carry out an assessment of the biodiversity value of the site and how this can be maximized

Preparation of a recreational trails concept plan plotted by GIS

Preparation of the detailed micro design for the trail network

  • Preparation of a detailed construction prescription document which can then be used as a pricing document