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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 May – July 2022
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full summer programme with contact details is available here





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)

29th May

Castlewellan Forest Park


Carryduff shops at Spar/McCall Tiles

Leaving at 9.30am

The Square


J342363 Sheet 29

8 Miles 272 Metres

Forest paths, uphill with some climbing.

Boots and walking poles recommended

12th June


Brandy Pad via Hares Gap

A to B using Mourne Shuttle Service

(paid for by club)


Meelmore lodge, Trassey Road (Point B)

£4 parking fee per car per day

J306307, Sheet No 29


7.3 Miles, 500 Metres

Rocky Paths, Rough trails, Soft Ground.

Full Mountain Gear required

19th June

Seaford,Clough and Dundrum


Seaford Village

Travelling from Belfast, when entering Seaford take first right sign posted for Dromara. Park along this road.

J21 - 403,418

Circular walk

26th June

Helens Tower


Helens Bay car park

J458828  Sheet, No15

10 Miles

Circular walk with gentle ascent.

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

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes.

10th July



Leaving at 9.20am

Lay-by 100 Metres past entrance to Glenarrif Forest Park

D210202, Sheet No 9

10 Miles

Track, open hillside,

Full Mountain Gear required



Wednesday walks June 2022
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.


Details of Walk

1 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. (Alternative walk if path still closed)

8 June

Stranmillis - Lagan Towpath – Belvoir Forest Park. Meet in Boat Club car park at Stranmillis.

15 June

Ballymena. Railway Station – Old Galgorm Road – Galgorm Castle Golf Club – Tullygarley Bridge – Braid River Walk. Train from Mossley West 9.33 arrives Ballymena 10:03. Walk Starts 10:15

22 June

Portrush.  Portrush Station - East Strand - Walk the beach to White Rocks. Train Mossley West 9.33, change trains at Coleraine, arrive Portrush Station 10.57. Return Train from Portrush 3 mins past the hour.  Bring lunch or eat in one of the cafes in Portrush.


Larne Harbour NIR Station – Leisure Centre – Black Arch – Drain’s Bay - Old Glenarm Road to Larne Town Railway Station.  Train 09:53 from Lanyon Place, 10:05 from Whiteabbey, arrives Larne Harbour at 10:50.





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Summer Walks 2022

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Draft Programmes

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July 2002


General Interest


History of Belfast’s Mourne Water Supply

Rambles in the Belfast Hills. A new book by Susan Clements
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