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Croaghan Way Half Day Ramble

This more challenging event offers the enthusiastic rambler an opportunity to undertake some 3-4 miles of hill walking within the Antrim Coast and Glens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Comprising a mixture of bog land and forest, this upland trail lies within the Slieveanorra and Croaghan Area of Special Scientific Interest.

Climb to the summit of Croaghan (417 metres) where, weather permitting, you can appreciate the wonderful panoramic views.

Day

Saturday 20th September

Location

Altarichard Road, Ballymoney

Session Times

11:00 to 16:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with older children

Fitness Level

Moderate

Key Info
  • Wonderful views of Rathlin and Scotland
  • Not suitable for young children
  • moderate fitness levels required
  • conditions underfoot wet
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Ballymoney Borough Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 44(0)28 2766 0227
Emailsonya.crawford@ballymoney.gov.uk

What to Bring

All walkers should bring a packed lunch and warm, waterproof clothing.

Suitability

Event geared towards adults and families with older children (over 8 years old)

Minimum Age & Activity Length

8 years old

This is a leisurely 4 mile ramble over 5 hours with a break for lunch.

What's Included

Sonya Crawford, Countryside Access Officer and Rachel Bain Biodiversity officer will be on hand to talk about the Flora & Fauna of the area and highlight the Bogs of Ballymoney project

Meeting Point

Assembly point: Altarichard Car Park, Altarichard Road accessed via the Orra Scenic Route at 11:00

Directions to Location

From the A26 Frosses Road, follow the A44 Drones road signposted for Armoy/Ballycastle. From this follow the brown tourist signs for Cushendun via the Orra Scenic Route. Altarichard car park is on the Altarichard Road on the route.