• 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

    16 Km 4-6 Hrs 370 Metres

    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

    20 Km 5-7 Hrs 340 Metres

    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

    20 Km 6-8 Hrs 550 Metres

    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

    10/25 Km 3-7 Hrs 180/550 Metres

    Take the short ferry trip to Rathlin Island in the morning. We recommend a trip to the West Lighthouse to visit the large seabird colony. Why not take a bus there and walk back? This will leave you plenty of time for a great little hike to the South Lighthouse in the afternoon.

  • Day 6 Ballycastle - Ballintoy

    14 Km 4-6 Hrs 210 Metres

    After passing through a farmyard, you follow a lovely forest trail that eventually leads onto an old boreen with stunning views towards Rathlin Island. Before descending into Ballintoy, be sure to test your mettle on the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge – a highlight of the walking tour!

  • Day 7 Ballintoy - Giant's Causeway

    18 Km 4-6 Hrs 330 Metres

    You will walk for a long time before you find another cliff-top walk as breathtaking as this sensational trek along the Causeway coastline. There are many delights on this walk from Ballintoy Harbour to White Park Beach and, of course, the Giant’s Causeway – a UNESCO world heritage site.

  • Day 8 Giant's Causeway - Portstewart

    21 Km 5-7 Hrs 170 Metres

    Shortly after leaving Portballintrae, the impressive ruins of Dunluce Castle suddenly appear and a stop for a closer inspection is well worthwhile. Follow the coastal path around the town of Portrush and then continue past beautiful links golf courses next to the sea until you reach Portstewart.

  • Day 9 Departure from Portstewart

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