Break your Causeway Coastal drive with a stop in the coastal village of Glenarm.


Interested in Saint Patrick and his links with Glenarm? Curious about the 16th Century Glenarm Castle? Intrigued by Glenarm’s rich heritage and limestone industry? Glenarm Visitor Centre can suggest a walk or tour.

Groups welcome – we have extensive coach parking at the Glenarm Visitor Centre.

Monthly walks with Milliken Tours

Make sure to save the date as there are some fantastic walks lined up. Whatever your level of fitness and interest there’s sure to be the perfect walk for you.

You can choose walks from a mix of mountains, deserted villages, private lands, nature reserves, river, coastline, historic village and the Glenarm Estate, ancestral home to the Mc Donnell family, Earls of Antrim.

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Backstage At The Farm: A Glenarm Redspark Lamb Tour

Come along to an award winning coastal hill farm perched 800ft above sea level for a unique learning experience, led by owner Eamonn Matthews, who will guide you through the ins and outs of sheep farming today.

Hear about how the wonders of the surrounding natural coastal landscape, history and heritage along with a hands on experience handling and herding.

As a reward each guest will be treated to a home cooked meal of either hearty lamb stew or a tasty BBQ straight from the farm kitchen.

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A Trail As Old As Time: Glenarm Village and Estate Walking Tour

Allow your imagination to roam free as you are guided through the enchanting village of Glenarm, with a claim to being the oldest chartered village in the island of Ireland, before connecting with the magnificent Glenarm Castle Estate.

Led by local storyteller and guide Janice Witherspoon, you will travel to the not so distant lands where folklore runs wild.

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Limestone and Lakes: A guided walking tour of rural Carnlough

Explore the stunning views of Carnlough on a guided coastal walk under the expert guidance of local tour guide Robert Stewart. Expect breath-taking views of the County Antrim coastline as Robert takes you off the beaten track to discover sites only accessible to local guides.

Starting at the Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall, you will have the opportunity to discover a unique exhibition with a special focus on the industrial heritage of the village, which will set the scene for your walk.

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Woodland Wander: Glenarm Forest Walk

Calling all nature and wildlife enthusiasts…

Come along to Glenarm Forest this spring and allow your imagination to roam free thanks to local guide Ruth Lawrence, who will escort you through this enchanting forest, located in one of the oldest chartered villages on the island of Ireland.

Ruth, who has spent many years walking this ancient forest, is a fountain of knowledge and will shed light on the hidden history and wildlife facts of the forest including Glenarm’s role in the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Project, and the Queen’s Green Canopy.

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A Walk Through History: The Industrial Heritage Of Carnlough

Step into the industrial past of Carnlough with local tour guide Mary Watson and explore the history and heritage of this charming coastal village through the buildings of the present in a guided walking tour.

Before you set out on your walk around the village you will get the chance to explore the Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall, home to a carefully curated record of the village’s industrial heritage and the people who made this small, coastal village punch way above its weight and earn its place on the global stage.

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All activities include free access to Glenarm Visitor Centre

(groups of 10 should be booked in advance.)


Moving into the Antrim Glens we would recommend family run tour providers, with whom we partner, Milliken Tours Ireland and Giant Tours Ireland.