Mainly a hazel woodland walk, with areas of grassy clearings full of meadow flowers, best seen in spring when woodland flower species are in bloom.
Carnlough Beach is a nearby attraction.
Hill walk; basic paths
Wildflowers, birds, butterflies and red squirrels
Antrim Coast & Glens
From the road entrance follow the waymarkers around the nature reserve through the woodland and through grassy open areas. The walk finishes with a short section on road.
Public Transport Ulsterbus service:128 Ballymena - Carnlough or 162 Larne - Cushendun. See link to Translink below.
The reserve is midway between Glenarm and Carnlough. There are two access points to the nature reserve along the Straidkilly Road, which is signposted off the A2 Coast Road South of Carnlough or off the B97 Glenarm - Ballymena Road on the outskirts of Glenarm Village.
Parking at roadside, or layby close to reserve. Toilet facilities and refreshments are available in the nearby village of Glenarm.
Straidkilly Nature Reserve (not on site)
Phone the Ulster Wildlife 028 4483 0282 or available to download on this webpage.
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