This is a 500m linear walk between two car parks, with no turnoffs or obstacles on the way.

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Glenarm Coast Walk



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  • Very short but very sweet. Great views of the coast on the northward stretch – the path is at 90 degrees to the coastal view. Pleasant enough on the way back being sandwiched between the sea and the grassy cliff.

    Philip Hanna at 11:17 am
  • County Antrim

    Distance 0.3 (One Way) miles

    OS Map Sheet 9

    Terrain Flat and stoney

    Nearest Town Glenarm

    Route Shape Linear

    Grid Reference D32751 15153

    Route Type Coastal

    The path is 1 mile south of Glenarm and 11 miles north of Larne town on the farthest eastern side of Co Antrim. It joins two small car parks each with information points, seats, picnic tables and waste bins. The walkway, surfaced with fine white limestone chippings is 500 m long and is never steep or difficult. It runs parallel to the road and is sometimes hidden from the view of the road by a high grassy bank. At places there are seats along the way and there is a footworn track that leads down to the pebbly shore where the water is never far away even in low tide.

    Limestone cliffs, views across the Irish Sea, Glenarm Castle

    This walk is beside the Antrim Coast Road (A2) 1 mile south of Glenarm village and 10 miles north of Larne town.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Dogs are allowed. Please keep your dog under control and use bins for waste.

    Glenarm village, 1 mile to the north, has some shops, pubs and a cafe.

    Grade 4

    • The path may not be hard and firm in all weathers with loose stones (not bigger than 10cm) with occasional tree roots and pot holes and will be at least 80cm wide for its entire length.
    • The path gradients and cross slopes will be greater than 6 degrees
    • Obstacles such as steps or stiles are to be expected and surface breaks may be larger 75mm in width.
    • There will be a clear head height of greater than 2.10m for the entire length of the route.
    • Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.