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Skerry Trail

Newtowncrommelin overlooks Glenravel Glen (the glen of the berries), known locally as the tenth glen, is one of the lesser known Glens of Antrim. It covers an area stretching from Martinstown to Parkmore, along the road from Ballymena to Cushendall. Dogs on lead.




2.5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 9

Nearest Town


Route Shape


Route Type



Steep road & field route

Grid Reference (Start)


Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier & Red grouse

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Antrim Coast & Glens

Route Description

Park at the Skerry Inn car park in Newtowncrommelin. From here go right and then left onto the Omerbane Road, a steep twisting minor road that winds its way towards the crossroad junction with Skerry Road West. Turn left and go downhill for approximately 1km. Turn left into a laneway immediately after No.5 Skerry Road West. Continue along the lane onto open land where with the assistance of gates and stiles the track leads back to the village of Newtowncrommelin.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

From the main road through Cargan village turn north to the village of Newtowncrommelin. Look for the Skerry Inn, car park opposite.




Ballymena Walks

Publication Availability

This free leaflet is available from Ballymena Tourist Information Centre

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland

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