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Lissanduff

Co Antrim
Lissanduff

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This is a State Care Monument consisting of a pair of earthen concentric rings with an inner and outer enclosure. The site is often referred to as "The Cups and Saucers" due to its shape.

Start Point:
C929424

Finish Point:
C929424

Route:
From the car park at the North end of the village follow the sign on the uphill path to Lissanduff earthworks. Turn right over some steps on the banks leading into the monument. Lissanduff itself is quite unusual.  Locally known as 'The Cups and Saucers', the site involves both wet and dry circular earthworks. From this site there are fine views of Bushfoot Strand and Runkerry Point. Retrace your steps to the car park by the same route.

Distance:
0.5 miles

Terrain:
Hardcore path grass and steps

Point of interest:
The "Cups and Saucers" earthworks

Facilities:
Car park, site interpretation panel Toilets are available at the Community Centre in Portballintrae which has limited opening hours or in Bushmills

Publication:
None

Nearest town:
Portbalintrae

OS map:
Sheet 5

Accessible toilet facilities:
Yes

Accessible terrain:
Hardcore path, grass and some steps

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take A2 from Portrush or Bushmills and then the B145 to Portballintrae. Car park at the north end of town. NOTE: There is no longer access to this site from Lissnaduff Avenue, only from main car park at river Bush.

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