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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 December 2021 – January 2022
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full winter programme 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)

28th November


12th December

Brown’s Bay and Skernaghan Point for a 10.30am start and then drive to Whitehead, Blackhead Path for lunch and 1.30pm start. 


Brown’s Bay (am) Car Park opposite beach (D437028) and Whitehead (pm) Car Park at start of Blackhead Path (J476923) 

Approximately 7 Miles in total 

Gravel and grassy paths, one stile and steps on Blackhead Path.  Boots and poles recommended 


19th December

Lagan Valley Regional Park

Barnett Demesne and Giants Ring.

Club tradition, Margaret will park at the far end of the car park at Barnett’s Demesne and give out mulled wine /non-alcoholic drinks from flasks and mince pies from her car. Please bring your own mug.


Malone House car park

Barnett Demesne


8 Miles

Trails and Towpath of Laganvalley Regional park and Belvoir Forest.

Trainers/walking shoes should be fine unless weather has been wet. Poles useful in certain parts.

26th December



9th January



Meeting on the Belfast to Londonderry train 9.10am from Great Victoria Street 9.33am at Mossley West. Walk starts from Waterside train station

For those travelling by train, we are due to arrive at the Waterside train station, at 11.22, so it is hoped to start walking at 11.30. For anyone planning to drive, there is parking at the station and we will meet at the station entrance.

9 Miles but see Note below.

Circular walk taking in Craigavon Bridge, Foyle Bridge, Peace Bridge and Historic City centre.

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes.



The length of the walk and the exact route may depend on weather conditions on Sunday. Return trains depart from Waterside every 2 hours at 38 minutes past the hour, e.g. 15.38, 17:38. Last train 19.38.

16th January

North Down coastal path


Holywood train station car park to catch 9.53am train to Bangor(or this train from Lanyon place at 9.42am)

8 Miles

Coastal path

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes

23rd January

Portaferry Heritage Trail


Exploris car park

J590510  Sheet 21

7 Miles circular walk including Historical tour of Portaferry, taking in Nugent’s wood and Windmill hill.

Can be done in Trainers/walking shoes.


30th January

Quoile,Portulla Wood(NT) Inch Abbey




First car park on left, Quoile Pondage off Downpatrick/ Strangford road

J495473 Sheet 12

8 miles


Riverside and Woodland walk taking in the Mound of Down and Down Museum.

Boots recommended as paths sometimes flooded and parts can be boggy



Wednesday walks December 2021 – February 2022
The full Wednesday programme 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


Antrim Mill Race Trail. Meet at Antrim Forum car Park


Clarendon Dock – Titanic Quarter. Meet at Yorkgate NIR Station entrance at 10:25.


Scrabo Country Park – Lake and Tower. Meet at Killynether Wood Car Park


Newtownabbey Way – Meet at Mossley West Railway Station


Hollywood Coast and Parks - Meet at Seapark Car Park.


Hazelbank to Jordanstown Loughshore carpark and return. Meet at Hazelbank.


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





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Winter Walks 2021-22

Wednesday Walks Winter 2021-22

Draft Programmes

Programme Archive

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General Interest


History of Belfast’s Mourne Water Supply

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