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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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Summary of Sunday Walks – For full programme details click here

October - November 2020
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)

11th October

Pigeon and Cock Mountain

 

 

No IMP

Sandbank Road carpark

3km off Kilkeel Road out of Hilltown

J233277 Sheet No 29

 

8 Miles 400 Metres

Challenging walk with steep ascents and descents on forest paths and sheep tracks

Boots and poles essential

18th October

Downhill/Castlerock

No IMP

 

Car park at the top of Castlerock town

C773363 Sheet No 4

Meeting 11am, later start time to facilitate use of train

Belfast Lanyon Place 9.20am

Mossley West 9.33am

Arriving at Castlerock 10.51am

7 Miles

Road, forest, grassy tracks in Bishops Palace Demesne 

 and Black Glen. Some steep steps so poles might be useful. Trainers or walking shoes should be fine unless weather is wet. National trust members should bring cards

25th October

North Down Coastal path

 

No IMP

Holywood station at 9.45am 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

8th November

Hazelbank Park to Campbell Memorial Garden to Mossley Mill, incorporating Mossley and Monkstown woods, NI Hospice Butterfly and Quiet Groves

 

No IMP

Hazelbank Park (roundabout at the end of M5)

J352814 Sheet No 15

10 miles in total

Linear walk

Coastal and forest paths

(Lunch at the replica World War 1 trench)

15th November

Castlewellan Forest Park

 

 

No IMP

The Square

Castlewellan

J342363 Sheet 29

 

8 Miles

272 Metres

Forest paths, uphill with some climbing

Boots and walking poles recommended

22nd November

Derry/Londonderry

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

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

 

 

 

29th November

North Down Coast, Helens Bay, Crawfordsburn Country Park and the bridal path

 

No IMP

Helens bay car park

J458828 Sheet 15

8 Miles

Coastal path, forest trails up to waterfall

Trainers/walking shoes should be fine unless weather has been wet.

 

 

Summary of Wednesday Walks. For full programme details click here

September – October 2020

Date

Details of Walk

23rd
Sept

Bangor. Walk to Castle gardens - Ward Park - to Ballyholme and back along the coast. Train 9.34 from GVS, 9.44 from Lanyon arriving Bangor 10.17.

7th
Oct

Hazelbank – Glas na Bradan loop – Shore Road – Hazelbank.

21st
Oct

Antrim. Dublin Road - Riverside – High Street - Antrim Castle Gardens – Deerpark Bridge. Meet at Leisure Centre Car Park

4th
Nov

Whitehead Coastal Path. Meet at Whitehead NIR Station at 10:31.

 

 

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Winter Walks 2020-21

Wednesday Morning Walks Sept-Dec 2020

Draft Programmes

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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
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