These parks (10 ha) are managed parks that are all adjacent to each other alongside the shoreline. They lie between the Glenarm Road and Larne Promenade. There are seats, a children’s play area, a bandstand and tennis court with paths extending in all directions.

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Larne Town Parks

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  • One of the Best Coastal Parks in Northern Ireland! Lots of green space, there’s a playpark, tennis courts, 4G pitches, historical sites & monuments and some Fantastic Coastal views and on a good day views of Scotland. Lots of people walk around this area everyday especially taking the promenade route from Chaine Memorial Tower all the way to the Black Cave Tunnel / Black Arch and back.

    Nicholas Davis at 4:02 pm
  • County Antrim

    Distance 1.5 miles

    OS Map Sheet 9

    Terrain Flat, slopes and steps

    Nearest Town Larne

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference D408033

    Route Type Parkland & Grassland

    Route Description

    There is no set route or waymarkers within the park area but paths are clearly visible and extend downslope to the Promenade and on to the level area higher up.

    Dogs to be kept on a lead.

    Point of Interest

    View overlooking Larne Lough

    Getting to the start

    Entrances are adjacent to the Glenarm Road (A2), also from a car park on the Coast Road and from Tower Road beside Larne Leisure Centre.

    Public transport

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    Toilets and vending machines are available at the Leisure Centre which is at the far end of the promenade. There is a Mace shop on the Glenarm Road.