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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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April -May 2019 - Sunday Walks
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)

 

14th April

Belfast Hills

 

Divis Mountain, Black Hill, Heath Trail

No IMP

Car park on Divis Road

J266741 Sheet 15

 

10 miles

400 metres

Gradual ascent – hard surface, bog and boardwalk – boots needed

19th – 23rd April – Easter trip to Co Mayo, staying at Hotel Newport in Newport

28th April

 

Mournes

 

Tollymore trails (A-B)

 

 

No IMP

Donard car park, Newcastle (point B)

 

J374305 Sheet 29

9 miles

210 metres

Forest paths, grassy trails

Boots and poles recommended

Only 2 people per car please to point B

 

12th May

 

Castlewellan Forest Park

Carryduff Shops

(just beyond Eight South Restaurant)

BT8 8DN  

9.30 am

The Square, Castlewellan

 

J342363 Sheet 29

8 miles

272 metres

Forest paths (with bluebells) and hills – some climbing

Boot and walking poles recommended

 

19th May

Causeway Coast

 

Whitepark Bay, Ballintoy, Larrybane Head

 

Sandyknowes roundabout (hard shoulder on A6)

9.00 am

Whitepark Bay car park

 

D013437 Sheet 5

7 miles

Coastal paths through sand dunes, on beach, country road and grass headland path – small rocky shore section.  Boots and poles recommended

 

26th May

 

Mournes

 

Brandy Pad trail via Hare’s Gap (A-B)

No IMP

Bloody Bridge car park (point B)

 

J388272 Sheet 29

7.3 miles   550 metres

Rocky paths, rough trails, soft ground

Full  mountain gear

Only 2 people per car please to point B

 

 

May - June 2019 - Wednesday Walks

Date

Details of Walk

15 May

Cregagh Glen to Lisnabreeny (Bluebells/Wood Anemones). Meet at bus turning circle just before junction of Cregagh Park and Cregagh Road. (below dual carriageway)

22 May

Cavehill. Meet @ Castle Garden fountain

29 May

Titanic – Comber-Walkway – CS Lewis Square – Victoria Park. Meet at SSE Arena end of Lagan Foot/Cycle Bridge.

5 June

Browns Bay figure of 8 walk. Meet car park opposite beach

12 June

Newtownards - Kiltonga Lake - Milecross Road - Ballyrogan Lane.  Meet at Talbot St. Car Park.

19 June

Carrickfergus Marina and Sea front . Meet at Omniplex Cinema Car Park.

26 June

Bangor. Princetown Road – Maxwell Road – Stricklands Glen – Coastal Path. Meet at Marina car park (Pickie end) -

 

 

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Day Walks

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

 

9.30 am

 

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