Cushendun Long Walk

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Cushendun is a beautiful seaside village on the North Coast alive with small shops and pubs. A series of scenic paths wind through the village, beach front, harbour, and Glendun river.

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Cushendun Long Walk

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County Antrim

Distance 1.5 miles

OS Map Sheet 5

Terrain Quiet village roads and beach

Nearest Town Cushendun

Route Shape Circular

Grid Reference D24961 32668

Route Type Beach, Coastal, Parkland & Grassland

Route Description

From the car park follow the waymarkers around this circular walk.

The 1.9 km promoted perimeter pathway consists of pavement (road), grass, gravel, dirt and plastic grid surface and includes a riverside walk.

Point of Interest

Beach, standing stone, castle ruins

Getting to the start

From Ballycastle (north) or Larne (south) take the A2

Public transport

Translink –

Dog Policy

Dogs are allowed.


Public toilets are available in two places in the village, picnic area, playground, and restaurants are available.

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

– Café (wheelchair accessible)
– Shop – Small step to gain entry
– Disabled toilets with RADAR key

Accessibility Grade

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.