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Loughareema (The Vanishing Lake)

Loughareema Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6WL
close up of the clear water known as "the vanishing lake" in Loughareema, County Antrim with the green countryside surrounding it and blue sky in dist
  • close up of the clear water known as "the vanishing lake" in Loughareema, County Antrim with the green countryside surrounding it and blue sky in dist
  • Close up aerial view of rural grassy hillside to show the where the water flows into this small lake basin from the hills, with blue sky and clouds in
  • Close up to show the signage at this attraction - a rectangel white sign on 2 poles with black writing reading "Louhareema Vanishing Lake" with the pu
  • view as if standing in middle of a babbling stream of blue looking water , with lots of grey rocks appearing above the surface. The stream is flowing

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Best known among locals as 'The Vanishing Lake', Loughareema is a mysterious place indeed.

One day a sparkling lake, a few days later a bed of cracked mud and not a drop of water in sight. As you pass along the road that runs through the lake, it is exciting to guess what state it will be in.

Loughareema has been voted no 14 of the top 100 geological sites in the British Isles. Worth a visit.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Opening Times

* Rural public road always open (sometimes road closed in very bad weather ice or heavy snow)

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