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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

January – February 2021
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)

10th January

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Jordanstown Route, Hazelbank, Gideons green, Braden Glen, Valley Park and Newtownabbey way

No IMP

Loughstore car park

Jordanstown

9 miles 200 metres

Mostly paths, tracks can be muddy in places if wet.

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

 

17th January

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Lead Mines,Clandeboye Estate, Mountain road, Blackwood

No IMP

Somme Centre

BT23 7HP

J499769 Sheet No 15

 

8 Miles

Circular walk, mostly paths and trails with some road walking.

Can be muddy underfoot if a lot of rain

Boots and poles recommended

24th January

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Woodburn Forest

 

No IMP

Car park on Woodburn Road, near Woodburn Presbyterian Church

(BT38 9AQ)

J366899 Sheet No 15

7 Miles

Mostly forest tracks

Can be muddy if a lot of rain

Boots and poles recommended

31st January

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Newtownabbey Way/Carnmoney Hill

 

No IMP

Corrs Corner Roundabout Ballyclare Road, N’abbey.

First on left after exit to  Larne - leading to Business Park.

J310846 Sheet 15

 

9 Miles, 200 metres ascent

Corrs Corner, Newtownabbey Way to Carnmoney Hill summit and return.

Forest track, short stretch on road, lane and open hill.   Boots essential for hill section and poles recommended.

14th February

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Crockbrack way

 

 

No IMP

Mulligans Pub

B40 Draperstown/

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

left. Pub 1 mile on left

H75451 Sheet 13

7 Mile 200 Metres

Minor road, gravel path, open hillside

Boots and poles recommended

 

 

21st February

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
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

7/8 Miles

Mostly coastal path with a little road walking

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

28th February

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Cavehill

No IMP

Belfast Castle-Garden fountain

5 Miles 400 Metres

Taking in 3 tops Colinward,

Ballaghahagan Cairn and McArts

Boots and poles recommended

 

 

Summary of Wednesday Walks. For full programme details click here

January - March 2021

Date

Details of Walk

6th Jan - 3rd Feb

***No Walks due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***

17th
Feb

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Low level Cavehill walk. Perimeter fence around Belfast Castle closed. Meet @ Car Park nearest to Castle entrance gate. Enter from Inisfayle Park. entrance. (Sign for Belfast Castle on Antrim Rd.)

3rd
March

***Cancelled due to Revised Covid-19 Regulations***
Cregagh Glen to Lisnabreeny. Meet at bus turning circle just before junction of Cregagh Park and Cregagh Road. (below dual carriageway)

17th
March

Lough Neagh shoreline/ Rea’s Wood/ Dublin Road/ Antrim Castle Gardens / River Walk. Meet at the car park adjacent to the new toilet  / restaurant facilities at the Gateway.

31st
March

Dublin Walk. Sutton – Portmarnock – Malahide. 08:00 Enterprise to Dublin, then Dart to Sutton. Return train Malahide (dep. 14:32) to Dublin for 15:20 Enterprise or Commuter train Malahide (dep. 15:06) to Drogheda where 15:20 Enterprise calls at 15:43.

 

 

Programmes

 

Walk Reports

 

Winter Walks 2020-21

Wednesday Morning Walks Sept- 2020 – March 2021

Draft Programmes

Programme Archive

Links   (Updated 18.9.12)

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

 

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