Giant's Causeway, Antrim - Walking in Northern Ireland

DAY 1: Arrival in Cushendall

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Cushendall.

DAY 2: Orra Beg - Glenariff Forest Park

16km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 370m

In the morning you will be driven to a forest track below Orra Beg. Continue along paths and tracks across open moorland and through quiet forests before climbing once over the shoulder of Trostan and then down into Glenariff once again.

DAY 3: Orra Beg - Ballycastle

20km • 5 - 7 hours • (↑) 340m

Returning to Orra Beg, you now follow the trail in the opposite direction, north towards Ballycastle. You follow the Glenshesk River downhill past the grave of McQuillan - an ancient Irish clan leader - before climbing steeply uphill to Breen Forest. Follow the trails downhill to your guesthouse next to the sea.

DAY 4: Torr Head - Ballycastle

20km • 6 - 8 hours • (↑) 550m

Complementary transfer to Torr Head in the morning. Enjoy stunning views over the Moyle Sea to nearby Scotland as you follow a cliff-top path around Fair Head. Continue along the beach back to Ballycastle.

DAY 5: Rathlin Island

10/25km • 3 - 7 hours • (↑) 180m/550m

Take the short ferry trip to Rathlin Island in the morning. We recommend a trip to the