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Fairy Lore & The Glens - Causeway Coast and Glens Walking Festival

Cushendun Beach Car Park, Cushendun, County Antrim, BT44 0PS
two hikers take in the view of the countryside
  • two hikers take in the view of the countryside
  • hikers walking through a field with a forest behind them
  • views over the glens of antrim from the ronan's way trail
  • views over the glens of antrim from the ronan's way trail


Fairy Lore & The Glens (6km) 3-4hrs: Causeway Coast and Glens Walking Festival

This Moderate looped walk is a way-marked walk on steep tracks on Ronan's Way. It takes in the historic landscape of one of the nine glens in North Antrim, Glendun. The walk is suitable for everyone with a good general fitness.

Difficulty: Moderate Walk
Meeting Point: Cushendun Beach Car Park
Registration: 13:00
Walk Start time: 13:30
Finish Time: 17:30 

Ronan’s Way rises over the Glendun Valley using trails specifically developed by a local farmer John McAuley to enjoy the woodland and open country of the area. The trails are well defined, however are relatively steep to gain the summit of the valley side to the east of the Glendun river. Descent along the Glendun river takes the walker back to the starting point at Ronan’s Way car park. This walk showcases the environmental and human heritage of the Glens, touching on how mythology and lore govern the ways native populations have interacted with landscape down the ages.

Registration 13:00 for walk commencing at 13:30. Max numbers 25. Accompanied children over 10 years can be accommodated, however the steepness of the walk should be noted by parents.

Parking and Toilet Facilities are available on-site at our meeting point in Cushendun Beach Car Park.  The starting point of the Walk will be at Ronan’s Way Car Park.

Waterproofs and hiking boots are required. Please bring a lunch or substantial snack with at least 1 litre water.

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Season (15 Mar 2024)
Friday13:00 - 17:30

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