This walk has many steps. The steps meander up and down the sides of this moist valley to enable the walker to get good views of the waterfall. Dogs should be kept under the control of the owner.

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Glenoe Waterfall



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  • This is such a charming place and I can’t believe that we did not know of its existence. Th walk up the narrow path up through the glen is superb (although you will definitely need walking boots and moderate fitness as it is steep enough). It is worth calling by though just to stroll over to the waterfall – this is a short level path and you will definitely want to take some photos. We visited in early March – magical greens – lots of mosses and ferns. Birds song added to the atmosphere. A perfect starter to a day in the Antrim glens.

    Sarah Millar at 2:46 pm
  • County Antrim

    Distance 1 mile

    OS Map Sheet 9

    Terrain Steep and possibly slippery

    Nearest Town Glenoe and Larne

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference J39434 96826

    Route Type Riverside, Woodland

    From the car park, the path leads through trees. From here, there is a network of paths and steps which go in many directions across, up and down. The land is owned by The National Trust.

    View of waterfall from bridge

    On the B99, 4 miles south of Larne.

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Car park, Dairyside Stores on B99.

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.