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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 December 2021 – January 2022
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full winter programme 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)

28th November

TBC – OFFER OF WALK GLADLY APPRICAITED

12th December

Brown’s Bay and Skernaghan Point for a 10.30am start and then drive to Whitehead, Blackhead Path for lunch and 1.30pm start. 

No IMP 

Brown’s Bay (am) Car Park opposite beach (D437028) and Whitehead (pm) Car Park at start of Blackhead Path (J476923) 

Approximately 7 Miles in total 

Gravel and grassy paths, one stile and steps on Blackhead Path.  Boots and poles recommended 

 

19th December

Lagan Valley Regional Park

Barnett Demesne and Giants Ring.

Club tradition, mince pies and mulled wine at Margaret’s house after walk

No IMP

Malone House car park

Barnett Demesne

J322692

8 Miles

Trails and Towpath of Laganvalley Regional park and Belvoir Forest.

Trainers/walking shoes should be fine unless weather has been wet. Poles useful in certain parts.

26th December

CHISRTMAS BREAK- NO WALK

 

9th January

Derry/Londonderry

No IMP

Meeting on the Belfast to Londonderry train 9.10am from Great Victoria Street 9.33am at Mossley West

Walk starts from Waterside train station

9 Miles

Circular walk taking in Craigavon Bridge, Foyle Bridge, Peace Bridge and Historic City centre.

Return train from Waterside at 5.38pm

Last train 7.38pm

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

16th January

North Down coastal path

No IMP

Holywood train station car park to catch 9.53am train to Bangor(or this train from Lanyon place at 9.42am)

8 Miles

Coastal path

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

23rd January

Portaferry Heritage Trail

No IMP

Exploris car park

J590510  Sheet 21

7 Miles circular walk including Historical tour of Portaferry, taking in Nugent’s wood and Windmill hill.

Can be done in Trainers/walking shoes.

 

30th January

Quoile,Portulla Wood(NT) Inch Abbey

 

 

No IMP

First car park on left, Quoile Pondage off Downpatrick/ Strangford road

J495473 Sheet 12

8 miles

 

Riverside and Woodland walk taking in the Mound of Down and Down Museum.

Boots recommended as paths sometimes flooded and parts can be boggy

 

 

Wednesday walks December 2021 – February 2022
The full Wednesday programme 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

1st
Dec

Antrim Mill Race Trail. Meet at Antrim Forum car Park

15th
Dec

Clarendon Dock – Titanic Quarter. Meet at Yorkgate NIR Station entrance at 10:25.

29th
Dec

Scrabo Country Park – Lake and Tower. Meet at Killynether Wood Car Park

5th
Jan

Newtownabbey Way – Meet at Mossley West Railway Station

19th
Jan

Hollywood Coast and Parks - Meet at Seapark Car Park.

2nd
Feb

Hazelbank to Jordanstown Loughshore carpark and return. Meet at Hazelbank.

16th
Feb

Stranmillis - Lagan Towpath – Belvoir Forest Park. Meet in Boat Club car park at Stranmillis.

 

 

Programmes

 

Walk Reports

 

Winter Walks 2021-22

Wednesday Walks Winter 2021-22

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

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Claim form for Checking Out Walks

Accident/Incident Report Form

Ulster Federation

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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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