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Antrim Coast and Glens

Great Britain. Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.

Antrim Coast and Glens

area of outstanding natural beauty : draft access strategy.

by Great Britain. Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.

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Published by Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland in Belfast .
Written in English


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Accompanied by a folding access strategy map in back pocket.

The Physical Object
Pagination39p. :
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL18438922M

Get this from a library! A personal view: Antrim Coast & Glens. [Cahal Dallat; Northern Ireland. Countryside and Wildlife Branch.]. Antrim unveils itself on this half-day narrated drive. Your tour takes you through breathtaking coastal countryside and the towns of Larne and Carnlough to the beautiful Glenariff Forest Park. The park is situated amidst the world-famous Glens of Antrim and is considered to be the most beautiful of .

The Antrim Coast From A to Z (David Leslie's A to Z Guides Book 4) - Kindle edition by Leslie, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Antrim Coast From A to Z (David Leslie's A to Z Guides Book 5/5(1). Located 6 miles from Glenariff Forest Park, Antrim Coast Apartments offers accommodations with a patio and free WiFi. Each unit comes with a sofa, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a well-fitted kitchen with a dining area, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer/10().

BOOK YOUR STAY TODAY. OUR STORY ‘Antrim Coast Apartments’ is centrally located in the picturesque village of Cushendall, right in the heart of the famous Glens of Antrim. The building is over years old and was originally located next to the local court house and .   A little look at the beautiful Antrim Coastline and the Glens of Antrim. North Antrim Coast - Cliffs of Fair Head - Duration: gerry mcveigh 4, views.


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Description. The Antrim Coasts and Glens AONB extends to include Rathlin Island, the Glens of Antrim and the coastal area between Larne and Ballycastle, and is dominated by the Antrim Plateau which is metres (1, ft) at its highest point.

This plateau is incised by rapidly flowing rivers into a series of glens which run eastwards and north-eastwards into the sea. Drive the Antrim coast road, all the way from Carrickfergus to Ballycastle, to Portrush, then keep going around the Seacoast Road to Binevenagh, Magilligan, Derry and beyond to Donegal.

A beautiful drive, plenty of places to stop along the way to eat, drink, swim, walk, places /5(). The Glens of Antrim, known locally as 'The Glens', is a region of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It comprises nine glens or valleys, that run from the Antrim Plateau to the coast.

The Glens are an area nature has put on full display the beauty of the flora and fauna of 5/5(59). "Causeway Coast best place to visit " by Lonely Planet. Northern Ireland is the only area of the UK to make it into the Lonely Planet's definitive list. The area is well-known for Game of Thrones, fans will instantly recognise film locations dotted along the Causeway Coast.

The total aggregate ascent is approximately 1,m for the Antrim Glens section and m for the Antrim Coast section and it includes only a few short but steep climbs, specifically on the moderate tours.

Elevation Profiles (not including Rathlin Island) Antrim Glens (Waterfoot to Ballycastle – 42km) Antrim Coast (Torr Head to Portstewart /10(). Antrim Coast and Glens AONB, Belfast. likes 15 talking about this were here.

The Antrim Coast & Glens AONB was designated in under the 5/5(3). The Glens of Antrim North of Belfast are genuinely magical and are best discovered on foot walking the Moyle way.

One of the best-kept tourism secrets in Northern Ireland it’s a magical place. It offers varied landscapes and the warmest of welcomes. Rich in culture, tradition and history the 9 Glens are the jewels in Ulsters crown.

Enjoy an 8-day self-guided walking tour of the Glens of Antrim, the Causeway Coast and Rathlin Island. This tour takes you on a journey through a landscape that is breathtakingly beautiful, through mysterious and mystical glens into lush-green forests and along one of the most dramatic coastlines in Europe and onto the enchanted Rathlin Island.

The coast road becomes even more tortuous, but the views of Scotland are worth it. Glenariff, Queen of the Glens, is fairest of them all with the wild beauty of its waterfalls and trail skirting a sheer plunging gorge, within Glenariff Forest Park.

Cushendall, capital of. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Nine Glens: A personal look at the history, folklore and poetry of the Nine Glens of Antrim. The coastline, glens and upland plateau have been the focus of many industries, including coal and iron mining, limestone quarrying, agriculture and fishing, textile manufacture, salt making and kelp production.

This book surveys the rich industrial heritage of the Antrim coast and details over sites worth visiting. Toast The Coast NI. that showcase the best of food on the Causeway Coastal Route, fantastic experiences to see and visit as well as the friendly welcomes. Celebrate Northern Ireland food along the Antrim Coast Road & Glens, part of the stunning Causeway Coastal Route.

Between city and coast, Antrim also offers up a fine road trip in the shape of a meander through the Glens of Antrim. The nine, deeply carved glens are spread within 20 square miles of the Antrim Coast Road and offer the chance to see not just glacial valleys, but sandy beaches, vertical cliffs and waterfalls, interspersed with ancient cultural.

Discover Northern Ireland’s most magical landscapes, the Causeway Coast and the tranquil highlands of the Antrim Glens. It is easy to appreciate, with its diversity of unusual landscapes, why this region was chosen as a filming location for the ‘Game of Thrones’ series; Ballintoy Harbour unchanged for ’s of years, the Antrim Glens with its stunning waterfalls and forest, plus.

– Antrim coast & glens: industrial heritage – Belfast: H.M.S.O., Heads and hearths:the hearth money rolls and poll tax returns for Co. Antrim /edited by S. Carleton – [Belfast]: [Public Record Office of Northern Ireland], The craggy mile stretch of the Antrim Coast extending eastward from Portrush to Ballycastle rates second only to the tip of the Dingle Peninsula as the prettiest chunk of coastal Ireland.

It's a fairly small area, and with a car you can easily see its highlights in a day (connections are patchy by public transportation, and bus service is. Great base for exploring the beautiful Antrim coast and the Glens, particularly Glenariff, the Queen of the Glens.

Jul 4, Verified guest review Frank, gb 2 night romance trip/10(17). Coffee & Bunkhouse, Antrim Coast Recharge & Refuel at Twilight Twilight Coffee & Bunkhouse is an independent coffee shop and accommodation provider located in the Glens of Antrim, in the picturesque village of Carnlough (just 35 miles from Belfast).

Explore Glens of Antrim holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The northeastern corner of Antrim is a high plateau of black basalt lava overlying beds of white chalk.

Along the coast, between Cushendun and Glenarm, the plateau has been dissected by a series of scenic, glacier-gouged valleys known as the Glens of Antrim.

Antrim Coast and Glens AONB, Belfast. likes 23 talking about this were here. The Antrim Coast & Glens AONB was designated in under the Nature Conservation and Amenity Lands (NI) 5/5(3). The Glens of Antrim, known locally as simply The Glens, is a region of County Antrim, Northern comprises nine glens (valleys), that radiate from the Antrim Plateau to the coast.

The Glens are an area of outstanding natural beauty and are a major tourist attraction in north Antrim. The main towns and villages in the Glens are Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendall, Waterfoot, Carnlough.The Antrim Glens & Causeway Coast Way is one of the gems of the North.

The linear route which incorporates both The Moyle way and The Causeway Coastal Route takes in around kms and can be extended further by visiting Rathlin Island. We always try to book accommodation which is as close to the local amenities as possible if it meets with.Discover Northern Ireland’s most magical landscapes, the Causeway Coast and the tranquil highlands of the Antrim Glens.

It is easy to appreciate, with its diversity of unusual landscapes, why this region was chosen as a filming location for the ‘plateaux of Thrones’ series; Ballintoy Harbour unchanged for ’s of years, the Antrim Glens with its stunning waterfalls and forest, plus.