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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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Sunday Walks April – May 2021
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full summer 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)

18th April

Sallagh Braes circular, Antrim Hills

No IMP

Linford car park on Sallagh Road

D333072 Sheet 9

8 Miles 312 Metres

Mix of road, rough open hillside (often boggy in places) and grassy track

Boots and poles recommended

25th April

Ballyholme beach,Groomsport and Orlock point

No IMP

Ballyholme car park. First left at Groomsport roundabout where the carriage way ends and take first right.

J495473

9 Miles

Mostly coastal path with a little road walking.

Boots and poles recommended as can be muddy if there has been a lot of rain

9th  May

Belfast parks and Titanic Quarter taking in HMS Caroline

No IMP

Meeting outside Botanic train station

Train leaving Lanyon Place at 09.57am arriving at Botanic at 10.02am (if members wish to travel by train)

9 Miles

Flat walk, tarmac tracks in parks

Trainers/walking shoes should be fine

 

16th May

Crockbrack way

No IMP

Mulligans Pub

B40 Draperstown/Moneyneany road.

Directions, main Derry road. After passing Magera on the right, take left Moneyneany. On entering village take left. Pub 1 mile on left

H75451 Sheet 13

7 Miles 200 Metres

Minor road, gravel path, open hillside.

Boots and poles recommended

23rd May

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

30th May

Drundrum and Murlough Bay

No IMP

Drundrum Castle car park

J458828 Sheet 15

8 Miles

Road and tracks

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

 

 

This is a summary of the Wednesday walks in the next few weeks.
The full Wednesday programme as developed to date 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

28 April

Newtownabbey Way – Corr’s Corner – New Mossley Wildflower Way. Meet at Mossley Railway Station.

12 May

Woodburn forest and reservoir. Meet in Angler’s car park adjacent to Woodburn Church.

19 May

Hazelbank to Jordanstown Loughshore Car Park and return. Meet at Hazelbank for 10.30am start.

26 May

North Belfast Parks.   Grove Playing Fields, Alexandra Gardens, Waterworks,   Meet Jellico Avenue entrance to Grove playing fields.

9 June

Cregagh Glen to Lisnabreeny. Meet at bus turning circle just before junction of Cregagh Park and Cregagh Road (below dual carriageway) Map 15 Grid Ref J362712

16 June

Ballyholme Beach, Ward Park and walled garden. Meet at Bangor Marina car park, (Pickie end)

23 June

Antrim Mill Race Trail.   Meet at Antrim Forum car Park

30-June

Newtownabbey Way. 3-Mile Water Park – Monkstown Wood. Meet at Mossley Railway Station.

 

 

Programmes

 

Walk Reports

 

Summer Walks 2021

Wednesday Walks Summer 2021

Draft Programmes

Programme Archive

Links   (Updated 3.4.21)

Assembly Points & Start Times

Walk Participation Conditions

Advice Note and Code for Walkers

Code for Walk Leaders

Membership Application Form

Claim form for Checking Out Walks

Accident/Incident Report Form

Ulster Federation

Photo Gallery

CW2H Home Page

E-mail Address:-

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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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