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An evening in the Antrim Hills

Over the summer I had a really pleasant evening’s dander in the Antrim Hills. With just a bit of a rough plan in mind I wanted to visit a couple of tops and then have a look around one of the rivers that looked interesting on the map. Having been in the area before I […]

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Old knees, new gaiters

So back when I introduced myself, Redleader suggested the Antrim Hills as a fine local stomping ground. Last weekend I threw caution to the wind and set myself the challenge of walking from Ballyboley Forest outside Larne to Glenarm, over the hills. Ambitious, but I wanted to see how I’d cope at long(ish) distance. The […]

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Antrim Hills Way over two days

In the summer Rumblebum and I were joined by a few others to complete a 2 day backpack of the Antrim Hills Way. The route is one of the quality long walks on Walk NI (http://www.walkni.com/walks/51/antrim-hills-way/) and is a 22 mile way-marked trail. From memory, in the preparation I found that the walk was a […]

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Garron Plateau and Galboly village

Last year I had a walk up around the Garron Plateau and was really struck with the area.  As I sat eating lunch whilst enjoying the scenery I vowed to return some time and spend a bit longer.  On that previous occasion I only got the briefest of glimpses of the ‘hidden’ village of Galboly […]

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