One of our lesser known ‘hidden treasures’, Gleno is a magnificent 30 foot waterfall nestling in the glens of Antrim and owned by the National Trust.
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
A short stroll from the charming village of Gleno, steps and paths wind around this small lush glen with one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Northern Ireland tucked into the valley.
This walk is well sign-posted and has many steps. The steps meander up and down the sides of this moist valley to enable walkers to get good views of the waterfall with the waterfall looking its best after rainfall.
Popular photographic location with visitors coming from near and far. Now part of the official Causeway Coastal Driving Route so be sure to visit next time you are in the area.
Route Description: 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.
Ground is uneven and steep as it is a deep gorge and wet underfoot due to running water and spray.
View of waterfall from bridge Short walk from the historic village of Gleno, with its traditional whitewashed houses on the hill.
On the B99, 4 miles south of Larne
Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk
Dogs should be kept under the control of the owner.
Car park, Picnic tables to enjoy a snack.
The Dairy – coffee shop and speciality grocery store on B99.
- 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.