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Straidkilly Walk

Straidkilly Road, Carnlough, County Antrim, BT44 0LQ
Straidkilly Walk

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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.

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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.

0.7 miles

Hill walk; basic paths

Points of interest:
Wildflowers, birds, butterflies and red squirrels

Parking at roadside, or layby close to reserve. Toilet facilities and refreshments are available in the nearby village of Glenarm.

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OS map:
Sheet 9

Accessible terrain:
Unsurfaced narrow paths, uneven in places but well maintained.

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Straidkilly Nature Reserve, CarnloughSmall and secluded Ulster Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, located on an inland route between Glenarm and Carnlough, on the hill slope above the Coast Road with interesting flora and fauna alongside panoramic views across the Irish Sea to Scotland.

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Road Directions

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.

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