The gentle incline of this walk takes the route of an old limestone railway track to the now disused Gortin Quarry. Interpretation panels along the way illustrate the history. It ends at Cranny Waterfall where the moist air is good for plants and insects. Dogs to be kept under the control of their owner. Return the same way.
1.2 (One Way) miles
Off-road path, partly rough
A viewpoint in Gortin Quarry shows Carnlough Bay
Antrim Coast & Glens
From Carnlough (with its beautiful Carnlough Beach), take the steps going uphill beside the 'Harbour Lights' building. This takes you around to the right and across a bridge over the main road. This path soon takes you past a car park and gradually up to Gortin Quarry where there are seats and viewpoints. Follow the path left over to Cranny Falls. Come back the same way.
Bus Services 252 or 152.
Take the A2 (Antrim Coast Road) from Larne-Portrush.
The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility:
|Café (wheelchair accessible)|
|Shop (wheelchair accessible)|
Toilets available in car park in Carnlough. Parking is also available beside the road. Hotel, B&B and cafes are in the town.
Larne Country Walks
Larne Tourist Information Centre (028) 2827 0088 or downloadable on this page.
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