Sunday Walks Programme Summer 2014

 

 

Walk Details

Meeting Point (for 10.30 am start unless stated otherwise) & IMP

Grid Ref & Map Number

Leader & Contact Number

6

April

Ballymena Parks & Greens
Green areas of Ballymena, train to Cullybackey and walk back along river through Gracehill. 8 miles

Ballymena Railway Station

Train leaves Belfast Central 9.30, Mossley 9.43
IMP Sandyknowes 9.45

D102032

(9,8)

 

Paul McCann

90667259

 

13

April

Crockbrack 600m

7 miles

Chapel car park in Moneyneany

IMP Sandyknowes 9.15

H752972

(13)

John Kinahan

90648419

18 -22

April

Easter trip. Westport area and Achill Island.  Walks to be arranged with local walk leader.

Arriving on Good Friday and walking Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Returning home on Tuesday.

(30, 31, 37, 38)

Information -

Rene Ireland (93341770/ 07932231983

Jennifer Austin 93369739/ 07557371951

27

April

Slieve Foye 600m

6 miles

Carlingford car park

IMP J6 M1

J189117

(29)

Cyril McAteer

90710887/ 07879280773

4

May

Strangford and Castleward

9 miles

Strangford car park past ferry near toilets.  

IMP Carryduff 9.30

J590496

(21)

Margaret Lark

90868778

Jean Cameron

93344244

11

May

Ardglass  Killard  A B   

8 miles

Lay-by at Mill Quarter Bay

IMP Carryduff 9.15

J600440

(21)

Lois Brennan

90931139/ 07779953670

18

May

Rathlin Island. Coastguard Station, East Light, Rue Point. 6.5miles. Booking essential - Phone 028 2076 9299. www.rathlinballycastleferry.com.

Ballycastle Harbour 9.30 for 10.00 ferry

IMP Sandyknowes 8.15am

D120415
(5)

 

Cyril McAteer

90710887/ 07879280773

25

May

Castlerock, Downhill Forest,  Mussenden Temple. 10 miles

Use train or park in Castlerock.

Castlerock train station 11.00

(train leaves Belfast 9.30, Mossley 9.43)

C773360
(4)

Margaret Lark

90868778

Jean Cameron

93344244

1

June

Commedagh 800m

9 miles

Trassey car park

IMP Carryduff 9.30

J311313

(29)

Susan Clements

07724071699

 

8

June

The Beatlers' Trail, Keady, Armagh. The trail of the old mills, Pat's Garden, Old Tassagh Graveyard (Oldest in Ireland), the old railway viaduct.  9 miles

Heritage Centre car park Keady, left at monument on main street, then first left.

IMP Junction 6 M1 09:15am 

H845341 (28)

Eileen Carson

91468319/ 07843796987

15

June

Sperrins, Craignamaddy/ Mullaghbane. 8 miles

Barnes Gap car park IMP - Sandyknowes 9.15

 

H552905

(13)

Rene Ireland

93341770/07932231983

22

June

Portrush to Barmouth and back to Portstewart. Bus (or walk) back to Portrush. 10 miles

West Strand car park.

IMP Sandyknowes 9 am

C854403 (4)

Jennifer Austin

93369739/ 07557371951

 

29

June

Ballyholme, Orlock, Groomsport, Portavo Reservoir.  

8 miles 

Ballyholme Car Park

J521826

(15)

Jim Crawford

07985566182

Allison Crawford

07985566182

6

July

Slieve Bearnagh 530m  

6 miles

Meet at Meelmore Lodge

IMP Carryduff  9.30

J306307

(29)

Bill Darby

93322084

13

July

Cave Hill from Whitehouse

370m 7 miles

Car park off Whitehouse park

J351807

(15)

Susan Clements

07724071699

 

20

July

Dundrum/Murlough

8 miles

12 Arches car park

IMP Carryduff 9.30

J395341

(29)

Alastair Jack 

07597995290

90835956

27

July

Trostan 550m

7 miles

Lay-by on A43 below main entrance to  Glenariff Park.

IMP Sandyknowes 9.15

D202207

(9)

Jim Kyle

90801321/07505560821

3

Aug

Net Walk, Killyleagh Harbour. Delamont, Gibbs Island

8 miles

Net Walk car park

IMP Carryduff 9.45

J531524
(21)

Margaret Marshall

02890701537/07870134027

 

10

Aug

Rostrevor Forest Cloughmore Boulder, Slieve Martin, Knockshee 10 miles

Rostrevor Forest Car Park

IMP Junction 6 M1 9.00

J186182

(29)

 

Eileen Carson

91468319

07843796987

 

17

Aug

Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle Harbour, Granite Trail, Donard Forest.  8-10 miles

Car Park near Percy French Restaurant

IMP Carryduff   9.30

J374305

(29)

Jim Crawford

07985566182

Allison Crawford

07985566182

 

24

Aug

Fairhead - Coolanlough, Murlough Bay, Carnanmore 379m Watertop. A B. 7 miles

Car park at Ballypatrick Forest off A2

IMP Sandknowes 9.00

D195370 (5)

Liz Adams

93359593

31

Aug

Dunluce Castle - Dunseverick  Harbour. A - B. 10 miles

Dunseverick 

IMP Sandyknowes 9.15

D000446
(5)

Jennifer Austin

93369739/ 07557371951

5 - 7

Sept

*September weekend walks in the Cooley Peninsula staying in the Carrickdale Hotel, Co Louth

Information

Jim Kyle

9080 1321/07505560821

(29, 36)

Jim Forde (Irish Ramblers)

jimtherambler@gmail.com     

00353 - 1 -  8462310

 

14

Sept

Carnlough 5 lakes walk 380m

7 miles

Carnlough car park (beside Spar)

IMP Sandyknowes 9.30

D287182

(9)

Liz Adams 93359593 Susan Clements 07724071699

21

Sept

Slieve Muck 450m

5 miles

Ott car park

IMP Carryduff 9.30

J280279

(29)

Cyril McAteer

90710887/ 07879280773

28

Sept

Slieve Gullion 573m

9 miles

Courtyard Centre in Gullion Forest Park

IMP - M1 J6 9.15

 

J042196

(29)

Rene Ireland

07932231983

*If you are interested in going please let Jim know by 30th April

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