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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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May – June 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)

 

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

 

9th June

Causeway Coast

Portstewart, Bann barmouth,  Portrush (A-B)

Point A is National Trust parking – payment or NT card

Sandyknowes roundabout (hard shoulder on A6)

 

9.15 am

Portrush West Strand (Point B)

 

C857402 Sheet 4

9 miles

Beach, sand dunes, coastal path

Trainers or trail shoes would be adequate

Only 2 people per car please to point B

16th June

Delamont Country Park

Carryduff Shops

(beside Eight South Restaurant)

BT8 8DN  9.30 am

Net Walk (near the harbour) Killyleagh

 

J531524 Sheet 21

7 miles

Starting at Killyleagh Harbour, then Delamont Country Park, Gibbs Island and back to the harbour

Although mostly track and road, Gibbs Island can be soggy – boots best

 

23rd June

 

 

Mournes

 

Slieve Donard

(belated birthday celebration for Eileen!)

Carryduff Shops

As above

 

9.30 am

Donard Park car park

 

J373305 Sheet 29

 

6 miles

850 metres

Strenuous walk with steep ascents and descents

Full mountain gear essential

 

30th June

 

Sperrins

 

Craignamaddy Circuit

Sandyknowes roundabout  (hard shoulder on A6)

 

9.00 am

Car park at foot of Barnes Gap (between Draperstown and Plumbridge in Glenelly Valley - AONB)

H552905 Sheet 13

10 miles

Moderate climbing, mixed terrain –some on bog so boots essential and poles if desired

 

 

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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