On the Antrim Hills Way

I've been wanting to hike more waymarked trails and got a chance recently on part of the Antrim Hills Way.  This mostly off-road route runs for 35kms / 22 miles between the coastal village of Glenarm and the iconic, standalone Slemish, famous for its association with Saint Patrick. Top image: A zoomed in view of … Continue reading On the Antrim Hills Way

Trostan: A Longer but More Enjoyable Approach

This would be my fourth visit to Trostan, the County High Point (CHP) of Antrim.  The most common approaches are from the west and south, via a short detour off the Moyle Way/Ulster Way. These are known for being perpetually wet and laborious though and have given Trostan a bad rep. This time I was accompanying my … Continue reading Trostan: A Longer but More Enjoyable Approach