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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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January - February 2019 - Sunday Walks






IMP (interim meeting point)

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


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

13th January


Antrim Plateau


5 lakes in hills above  Carnlough

Sandyknowes Roundabout – hard shoulder on A6

9.30 am

Carnlough car park

(behind Spar)


D287182 Sheet 9

7 miles

380  metres

Rough terrain – boots and poles recommended

20th January


Antrim Plateau


Ballyboley  to Linford


Sandyknowes Roundabout – hard shoulder on A6

9.15 am

Linford car park on Sallagh Road near Cairncastle


D334074 Sheet 9

8 miles linear walk

Rough and muddy so boots and  poles needed

Only 2 people per car to Linford (B) in order to drive others to start of walk at Ballyboley (A)

27th January



 The three bridges

Meeting on Belfast – Londonderry train

9.10 am from Great Victoria Street

9.33 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 station at 5.38 pm (Next and last train at 7.38 pm)

10th February


Belfast Hills

Carr’s Glen, sculpture, Colinward, Cavehill summit, McArts fort



Belfast Castle garden – at fountain


J575497 Sheet 21

6 miles

400 metres

Circular walk on paths and open hillside.  Can be rough and muddy so boots essential and poles recommended.

17th February


Peatland Park

near Dungannon (J13 (Loughgall on M1)

optional snowdrop viewing at The Argory for those who wish (NT membership card needed for this)

Junction 6 on M1

Car park on A49 (Saintfield) immediately on exiting motorway


Peatlands Park car park


H902605 Sheet 19


8 miles (further 1-2 miles at The Argory)


Tracks, boardwalks over bog, sometimes very wet so boots preferable


24th February


 Belfast Parks



Botanic Train Station


Further details will be sent by email after Christmas.



January - February 2019 - Wednesday Walks


Details of Walk


Hilden – Union Locks, Sprucefield. Meet Hilden NIR Station. 10:10 Train from GVS.arrives 10:27.


Downpatrick: Mound of Down, River Quoile. Meet at the Down Museum at 10:45. (toilets, café for lunch afterwards, St Patrick’s grave nearby.) Ulsterbus 15 from Europa Bus Centre @ 09:30 arrives Downpatrick 10:30.


Cullybackey - Galgorm. Meet at Cullybackey NIR Station at 10:10. Train from GVS at 09:10, Central 09:20, Mossley West 09:33 arrives 10:08.


House of Sport – Clement Wilson Park – Lagan Towpath – Stranmillis – Lagan Walkway – Central Station. Meet at House of Sport @ 10:30. (Metro 8b (Malone) bus to House of Sport – every 15 minutes from Bus Stop in Bradbury Place, or at bus start point in Donegall Square East). If travelling by train disembark at Botanic.


Lurgan Park to Brownlow House. Meet at Lurgan NIR Station. 10:10 train from GVS arrives 10.51.  Return train times to GVS xx 21 and xx 51.





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


9.30 am


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