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.
Distance 0.5 miles
OS Map Sheet 9
Terrain Hill walk; basic paths
Nearest Town Glenarm
Route Shape Circular
Grid Reference D302165
Route Type Hill, Woodland
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.
Wildflowers, birds, butterflies and red squirrels
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.
- 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.