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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 - March 2024
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full Sunday programme with contact details 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 March

Cancelled due to saturated ground conditions and the increasing possibility of hill snow at the weekend.
Mournes ( 4 low summit challenge) Slieveloughshannagh,Doan,Carn and Ott

Carryduff shops at McAll’s Tiles-

LEAVE IMP AT 9.15AM SHARP

Ott/Blue Quarry Car Park or laybys

J279278 Sheet 29

350 Metres, 6 Miles, Stoney Paths, Gorse, Bog, Stiles, full mountain gear required.

10th March

Mother’s Day- No Walk

17th March

St Patricks Day- No walk

24th March

Binevenagh Mountain

Sandyknowes (layby on A6 to Templepatrick)

LEAVE IMP AT 9.15AM SHARP

Leighery Road layby C705315 Sheet 4 (coming from Castlerock), first left after Bellarena train crossroads, than left again and carry on passed St Aidans until you come to Leighery Road.  Turn right onto Leighery road and the layby is on the left after about 1km.

8 Miles, 385 Metres

Circular walk, fairly steep ascents and descents, boots and poles essential.

31st March

Easter – No Walk

 

 

Wednesday walks March 2024
The full Wednesday programme with contact details 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

6th
March

Purdysburn Ravine Nature Trail (In the grounds of Knockbracken Health Care Park)

 

Meet at Cairnshill Park & Ride, 299 Saintfield Road,  BT8 7SH

 

Park & ride bus (Service 652 destination Ballynahinch) serves Cairnshill Park & Ride on Saintfield Road. Picks up from Adelaide Street at 10.05 arriving Park &Ride 10.25. Return XX.25

 

Alternatively return by 7A bus from Cairnshill Road every 20 minutes 4/24/44 minutes past hour

 

Nature trail follows Purdysburn River, we can also go into nearby fields – boots and sticks advised.

 

Margaret would be pleased if walkers came back to her house for coffee and biscuits after the walk; she suggested that they bring their own sandwiches as there are no cafes nearby.

20th
March

Glenarm Forest. Meet for 10.30. at Glenarm Harbour car park.

27th
March

Moira Station – BroadwaterAghalee. Travel by Portadown train from GVS at 10:11, arrives Moira 10.42. Connecting trains from Whitehead 09:15, Mossley West 9.26. Return from Moira at XX.28 and XX.58 to GVS

 

 

Programmes

Links   (Updated 15.6.21)

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Sunday Walks Winter 2023-24

Wednesday Walks Winter 2023-24

Programme Archive

Draft Programmes

Assembly Points & Start Times

Walk Participation Conditions

Advice Note and Code for Walkers

Code for Walk Leaders

Safeguarding Policy

Membership Registration Form

Members Mileage and Expense Claim Form

Accident/Incident Report Form

Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs

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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