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Settlement in an Iconic Landscape - Causeway Coast and Glens Walking Festival

Waterfoot Beach Carpark, Cushendall, Antrim, BT44 0RB
hikers walking through a field with a forest behind them

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Settlement in an Iconic Landscape (8km) 5hrs - Causeway Coast and Glens Walking Festival

This challenging looped walk is on open country, trails and minor roads, taking in the iconic summit of Lurigethan. The ascent is a steep section at the start of the walk and walkers should be prepared to meet steep sections of trail on both ascent and descent that require caution. Please note also that the return leg may include a section of A road.

The walk is suitable for everyone with a prior hillwalking experience and good fitness.

Difficulty: Challenging Walk
Meeting Point: Waterfoot Beach Car Park
Registration: 10:00
Walk Start time: 10.30
Finish Time: 15:30

This challenging looped walk is on open country, trails and minor roads, taking in the iconic summit of Lurigethan. The ascent is a steep section at the start of the walk and walkers should be prepared to meet steep sections of trail on both ascent and descent that require caution. Please note also that the return leg may include a section of A road.

The walk is suitable for everyone with a prior hillwalking experience and good fitness.

With ancient remains dating from neolithic times and beyond at its foot, on its flanks and on its plateau, Lurig supplies an energetic walk with plenty to see along the way. History entwines with glacial geology in a spectacular location overlooking Waterfoot Bay and Cushendall - this walk is for those looking for a fascinating, local challenge replete with stories.

Registration 10:00 for walk commencing at 10.30. Max numbers 20. Accompanied children over 12 years can be accommodated, however the steepness of the walk should be noted by parents.

Parking is available on-site at Waterfoot Beach 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 (17 Mar 2024)
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Sunday10:00 - 15:00

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