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Cushendun is a beautiful seaside village on the North Coast alive with small shops and pubs. A series of scenic paths wind through the village, beach front, harbour, and Glendun river.





1.2 to 1.5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 5

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type

Beach, Coastal, Parkland & Grassland


Quiet village roads and beach

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Beach, standing stone, ruin castle

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Antrim Coast & Glens

Route Description

From the car park follow the waymarkers around this circular walk.

The 1.9 km promoted perimeter pathway consists of pavement (road), grass, gravel, dirt and plastic grid surface and includes a riverside walk.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

From Ballycastle (north) or Larne (south) take the A2

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Accessible Facilities

The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:

Café (wheelchair accessible)
Shop - small step to gain entry
Disabled toilets with RADAR key


Public toilets are available in two places in the village, picnic area, playground, and restaurants are available.



Publication Availability


Walk Location
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Ratings and Comments

paddy mc kendry 18 September, 2018 @ 23:54

I know cushendun very well, I was born there and grew up there, I live in new Zealand now I just turned 70

Lisa 13 August, 2017 @ 00:24

This site has opened our families eyes to the unknown areas of beauty right on our doorstep. Thank you.

francesca oneill 18 June, 2015 @ 12:25

I think this is the coolest website about the is really good and it gives a lot of information to people about were to walk to.

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