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The East Antrim Rambling Club, founded in 1979, organises a programme of walks every Sunday throughout the year, Summer and Winter. Wednesday morning walks also take place two or three times each month with some additional walks in the summer months.

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Sunday Walks July – August 2022
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full summer programme with contact details is available here

 

DATE

 

WALK 

IMP (interim meeting point)

WALK MEETING POINT (ordnance survey grid ref, OS sheet number)

DESCRIPTION

(distance, elevation if over 200 metres, nature of terrain, useful information)

10th July

Trostan

Sandyknowes

Leaving at 9.20am

Lay-by 100 Metres past entrance to Glenarrif Forest Park

D210202, Sheet No 9

10 Miles

Track, open hillside,

Full Mountain Gear required



17th July

Ballyholme Beach, Groomsport and Orlock Point

No IMP

 

 

Ballyholme car park.  First left at Groomsport roundabout where the carriage way ends and take first right

J495473

9 Miles

Mostly coastal path with a little road walking.

Boots and poles recommended as can be muddy if there has been a lot of rain.

24th July

Dundrum and Murlough Bay

Carryduff shops at Spar/McCall Tiles

Leaving at 9.30am

Dundrum Castle car park

J405369

8 Miles

Road ,tracks and beach

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

31st July

Killyleagh, Delamont

No IMP

Car parking in Frederick Street (BT30 9QP). Frederick Street is first on the right coming into the town from Comber

9 miles

Walk starting at Killyleagh, taking in Delamont Park and Gibbs Island and returning via the main road to Killyleagh.

The walk will be on footpaths, a quiet country road with no pavement and the usual Park tracks in Delamont. Walking shoes/ trainers would be suitable.

14th Aug.

Mournes

Tollymore Trails (A to B)

No IMP

Donard car park, Newcastle (Point B)

No more than 2 persons per car to Point B

J375305, Sheet No 29

WE WILL BE LEAVING POINT B AT 9.45AM SHARP TO GET TO POINT A

9 Miles, 210 Metres

Forest paths and grassy trails.

Boots and poles recommended

21st Aug.

Lough Neagh Area

No IMP

 

Walk details to be confirmed nearer the time

28th Aug.

Kearney , Co Down

No IMP

Kearney National Trust car park (Free) BT22 1QF

J648524 Sheet 21

Signposted for Cloughy and Portaferry

6-8 Miles

Walking North and South on coastal paths and rocky shore(poles advised), possibility to drive on further stop at St Cooey’s Wells and walk at Ballyquintin farm (NT)

 

 

Wednesday walks August - September 2022
The full Wednesday programme with contact details is available here.
Walks begin at the designated meeting point at 10:30am.
Anyone with a query about the start point should contact the walk leader.

Date

Details of Walk

3 Aug

Lough Neagh Loughshore / Rea’s Wood / Dublin Road / Antrim Castle Gardens / River Walk. Meet at car park adjacent to the Gateway Complex / Toilets / The Boathouse Restaurant

17 Aug

Minnowburn to Giant’s Ring. Meet Minnowburn Carpark J325685

31 Aug

Holywood Coast and Parks - Meet at Seapark Car Park.

7 Sept

Ballyboley Forest - Killylane. Meet at Ballyboley Forest Car Park.

 

 

Programmes

 

Walk Reports

 

Summer Walks 2022

Wednesday Walks Summer 2022
Wednesday Walks 2022 - 2023
Draft Programmes

Programme Archive

Links   (Updated 15.6.21)

Assembly Points & Start Times

Walk Participation Conditions

Advice Note and Code for Walkers

Code for Walk Leaders

Safeguarding Policy

Membership Application Form

Members Mileage and Expense Claim Form

Accident/Incident Report Form

Ulster Federation

Photo Gallery

CW2H Home Page

E-mail Address:-

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Day Walks

October 2002

Evening Walks:-

July 2002

 

General Interest

 

History of Belfast’s Mourne Water Supply

Rambles in the Belfast Hills. A new book by Susan Clements
Press Release
Pages 38-39    Pages 76-77

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