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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 - November 2023
This is a summary of the walks in the next few weeks. The full Sunday 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)

5th November

North Down Coastal Path


Holywood train station carpark

9 Miles

Walking from Holywood along the coastal path to Bangor.  Can be done in trainers/walking shoes.

Taking the train back to Holywood.

3.25pm, 4.25pm

12th November

Castlewellan Loanens


The Square Castlewellan

3342363 Sheet 29

9 Miles

Mostly country lanes and some

 road walking. 

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes.

19th November

Belfast Docks


The Blue Fish on Donegall Quay

Ref “the Blue Fish” on google maps


Sailortown, Clarendon Docks, Lagan Weir Bridge, Maritime Heritage Trail, Titanic, Pump House.

Can be done in trainers/walking shoes.

26th November

Delamont Country Park


Net walk(near the harbour) Killyleagh J531524 Sheet 21

7 Miles

Circular walk from Killyleagh harbour to Delamont Country Park and Gibbs Island.

Mostly track and road. Gibbs Island can be wet under foot.  Boots recommended.



Wednesday walks November - December 2023
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


Sea wall at Newtownards.

Park in front of the Newtownards  airfield clubhouse There are facilities and a café. Entrance to airfield on Portaferry Road is on the right a few 100 yards past the large roundabout , and a few yards past the petrol station. There is a large sign at entrance.


Castlewellan Lake - Annesley Gardens. Travel via Downpatrick Ulsterbus 516 (stopping bus) from Europa Bus Centre @ 09:00 arrives Downpatrick at 10:10. Goldliner 215 (express bus) from Europa Bus Centre @ 09:15 arrives Downpatrick also at 10:10. Goldliner to Newry via Castlewellan leaves Downpatrick at 10:20. Otherwise meet at Castlewellan Upper Square at 10:55.


Sydenham – Victoria Park – Connswater Greenway – Orangefield Park – Sandown Road – Comber Walkway – Holywood Arches. Travel by train to Sydenham. Leaves Lanyon at 10:12. Connecting trains from Carrick 09:24, Mossley West 09:26.


Hillsborough Forest

Goldliner service 238 from Europa Bus Centre departing 10.15 and arriving Hillsborough War Memorial at 10.41. Train from Whitehead 9.15, Carrickfergus 9.24, Jordanstown 9.36, Whiteabbey 9.40 and Mossley West 9.26. 

Return bus Goldliner 238  at **02 and **32.


Newtownabbey Way. Mossley West Station – 3-Mile Park – Monsktown Wood – Bleach Green Viaduct




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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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