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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 October - November 2021
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)

3rd October

UFRC OPEN WEEKEND (EARC’Welcome walk)

Mourne trails at bases of Ott, Slieve Lough Shannagh, Meelbeg and Meelmore encompassing Trassey Track and Mourne Way

No IMP

Ott/Blue Quarry car park

J279279 Sheet 29

9 Miles 120 Metres ascent

Rough trails, full mountain gear required

10th October

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 recommend

17th October

Downhill/Castlerock

No IMP

Car Park at the top of Castlerock town.

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

Belfast Lanyon Place 9.20am.

Mossely West 9.33am

Arriving at Castlerock 10.51am

C773363 Sheet No 4

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 membership card

24th October

Newtownabbey Way

No IMP

Corrs Corner roundabout (The first roundabout on main Larne line, parking at entrance to Business Park)

J310846 Sheet 15

10 Miles

Corrs Corner to Jordanstown and return.

Mainly flat on paths, short stretch on road and grassland. Boots recommended

31st October

North Down coastal path- 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.  Poles useful in certain parts.

14th November

Sperrin’s- Banagher Glen to Altaheglish Reservoir and Altaheglish hill through Banagher Forest

No IMP

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 Sheet7

9 Miles – 360 Metres

Circular walk on surfaced road and forest track.

Some steep sections.

Boots and walking poles recommend

 

21st November

Carnmoney Hill

No IMP

3 Mile Water Carpark

Doagh Road, Newtownabbey

J335845 Sheet 15

8 Miles

Track and open hillside

Boots and walking poles recommended

28th November

TBC – OFFER OF WALK GLADLY APPRECIATED

 

 

Wednesday walks September – November 2021
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

22nd
Sept

Drains Bay – Carnfunnock.  Meet at Drains Bay Car Park (with Children’s’ play area and toilets, opposite beach)

6th
Oct

Lough Neagh Loughshore / Rea’s Wood / Dublin Road / Antrim Castle Gardens / River Walk.

Meet at the car park adjacent to the Gateway complex.

13th
Oct

Dublin Walk. Postponed until April 2022

20th
Oct

Whitehead – Meet at NIR Station

3rd
Nov

North Belfast Parks - Grove Playing Fields - Alexandra Gardens - Waterworks (Queen Mary Gardens). Meet Jellico Ave., Grove entrance.

17th
Nov

Minnowburn to Giant’s Ring. Meet Minnowburn Carpark J325685

 

 

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Winter Walks 2021-22

Wednesday Walks Winter 2021-22

Draft Programmes

Programme Archive

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Advice Note and Code for Walkers

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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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