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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 June - July 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)

13thJune

Mourne trails at bases of Ott,Sleive 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

20th June

Granite Trail

Newcastle seafront, Granite trail to Quarry and Tipperary woods

No IMP

Car park Percy French Restaurant,Slieve Donard Hotel

Newcastle

J381316  Sheet 29

8 Miles

Roads ,Forest tracks/trails

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

27th June

Causeway Coast, Portrush to Portstewart

No IMP

West strand car park

C857402 Sheet 4

6/9 Miles

Options to walk back to Portrush or to continue to Portstewart strand and return by bus

Coastal path/beach.

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

11th July

Belfast Hills

Divis,Black Mountain, Black Hill, Heath Hill

No IMP

Car park on Divis road

J374305

10 Miles 400 Metres

Gradual ascent, hard surface, bog and boardwalk

Boots and poles recommended

18th July

Bridle path ,Clandeboye estate, Helens Tower

No IMP

Helens Bay car park

J458828 Sheet 15

10 Miles

Circular walk with gentle ascent

Mostly paths and trails but can be soggy in places after rainfall.

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

25th July

Beetlers Trail,Keady, County Armagh

No IMP

Heritage Centre car park in Keady(turn left at monument on main street, then first left)

H845341 Sheet 28

9 Miles

Circular walk

Mostly road on old mills trail , visiting Pats garden, Old Tassagh graveyard and railway viaduct

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 15.6.21)

Assembly Points & Start Times

Walk Participation Conditions

Advice Note and Code for Walkers

Code for Walk Leaders

Safeguarding Policy

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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