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Linn Glen

The Linn river is a small stream in the centre of this glen. The paths are on both sides and go around a wildflower meadow and to a viewpoint. Native trees and shrubs are in abundance throughout.

County

Antrim

Distance

1 miles

OS Map

Sheet 9

Nearest Town

Larne

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Riverside, Urban, Woodland

Terrain

Mostly flat and tarmacced.

Grid Reference (Start)

D386026

Grid Reference (End)

D386026

Point of Interest

The viewpoint has a polished granite slab

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Other Area

Route Description

On the Linn Road close to the Co-op and petrol station, go through the main basalt pillar entrance. Take the path to the right and after about 200 metres you can either take the left fork that loops through the meadow or the longer path on the right that takes you to the viewpoint and path that flanks both sides of the stream. Small bridges go over the stream. There are two informaton panels to read about some interesting nature facts. A trim trail provides 6 different exercises.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

The Linn Road, not far from Antiville roundabout on the A8.

Dogs

Dogs are allowed. Please keep dogs under control at all times. Use bins for waste.

Facilities

There is a Co-op shop and bakery adjacent to the Linn Glen. The town of Larne provides toilets, cafes and a Tourist Information Centre for accommodation.

Publication

In the process of being designed

Publication Availability

See website www.larne.gov.uk

Walk Location
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