Cushendun Long Walk

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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.

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Cushendun Long Walk

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    County Antrim

    Distance 1.6 miles

    OS Map Sheet 5

    Terrain Quiet village roads and beach

    Nearest Town Cushendun

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference D248327

    Route Type Beach, Coastal, Parkland & Grassland

    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.


    Point of Interest

    Beach, standing stone, castle ruins

    Getting to the start

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

    Public transport

    Translink –


    Public toilets are available in two places in the village, picnic area, playground, and restaurants are available. The following facilities are available for users with limited mobility: – Café (wheelchair accessible) – Shop – Small step to gain entry – Disabled toilets with RADAR key

    Accessibility Grade

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.