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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 and on Wednesday evenings from April to September.  Wednesday morning walks proceed two or three times each month from September to March.
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October – December Sunday Walks
NB THERE IS NO WALK ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – DECEMBER BEING THE EXCEPTION

 

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)

28th October

 

Comber Greenway and Scrabo

 No IMP

Killinchy Road car park

Comber 

J460691 Sheet 21

Comber to Scrabo Tower via the Greenway

Flat, mostly hard surface, trainers should suffice.

11th November

 

Sperrins

 

Banagher Glen to Altaheglish Reservoir and Altaheglish Hill through Banagher Forest

 

Sandyknowes Roundabout – hard shoulder on A6

 

9.15 am

Car park at Banagher Glen signposted on B74 Dungiven/Feeny road.

(if gate to Banagher Nature Reserve closed, meet in small parking area outside gate)

C671047 Sheet 7

9 miles

360 metres

 

Circular walk on surfaced road and forest track. Some steep sections.

 

18th November

North Down Coastal Path

 

Bangor - Holywood

No IMP

Holywood station at 9.45 to catch 9.53 train to Bangor (or this train from Lanyan Place at 9.42)

8 miles

Coastal path – trainers should suffice

25th November

 

Antrim Plateau

 

Dungonnell Way

 

Sandyknowes Roundabout – hard shoulder on A6

9.30 am

Car park just on Ballymena side of Cargan on A43

 

D173163 Sheet 9

9.5 miles

Circular walk on track and road.  Gentle gradient.  Waterproof footwear required e.g. trail shoes. Boots probably the best

option..

2nd December

 

Special Walk! 

Mournes

 

Slieve Donard

Carryduff shops

 (Just beyond Eight South Restaurant)

 8.45 am

Donard Park (car park)

 

J373305 Sheet 29

Walk must start at 10 am due to restricted daylight!

 

6 miles

850 metres

Full mountain gear essential given the time of year and the possibility of a rapid change in the weather.

9th December

 

Carnmoney Hill and Newtownabbey Way

No IMP

Whiteabbey Village car park

 

J360830 Sheet 15

8 miles

230 metres

Road, track and open hillside.  Boots and poles necessary.

16th December

 

Lagan Regional Park

Barnett Demesne – Giant’s Ring

(mince pies and mulled wine at Margaret’s after!)

 

NO IMP

Malone House car park, Barnett Demesne

 

J322692 Sheet 15

8 miles

Trails and towpath of Lagan Regional Park. 

Trainers should be fine unless weather has been wet (or worse!) Poles useful for certain parts

 

 

October – December Wednesday Walks

Date

Details of Walk

31st
Oct

Oakfield Glen and Bashford Wood (Carrickfergus). Meet outside the front of Carrickfergus Train Station at 10.25. Trains depart GVS 9.45, Central 09:55, Whitehead 10.15. Return trains to Belfast and Whitehead every half hour.

7th
Nov

Cavehill Country Park. Meet @ Castle Garden-Fountain

21st
Nov

Moira Railway Station – BroadwaterAghalee. Meet at Moira NIR Station. 10:10 train from Great Victoria Street arrives Moira 10:43.

5th
Dec

Cregagh Glen to Lisnabreeny. Meet at bus turning circle just before junction of Cregagh Park and Cregagh Road (below dual carriageway)

19th
Dec

Whitehead area. Meet at Car Park at start of Blackhead Path.

 

 

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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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Sandyknowes Roundabout – hard shoulder on A6 (BT36 4RF)

 

9.30 am

 

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