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Cowper Lynas’s Spring Walking, Londonderry Arms Hotel, Sat 24th May

Cowper Lynas’s Spring Walking, Londonderry Arms Hotel, Sat 24th May

HIDDEN VILLAGE & CARN NEILL WALK
Meeting Point:  Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough
Registration:    10.15  a.m. in Londonderry Arms Hotel
Walk Starts:     From Londonderry Arms Car Park at 10.30 a.m.
Distance:         approx. 9 miles
Total ascent:    1.200 feet
Duration:          4 to 5 hours
Walk finishes:   Londonderry Arms Hotel at approx 3.00/4.00 pm

Starting on the Coast Road just beyond Garron Point following the farm track which leads to the small clachan of ruined cottages known as The Hidden Village of Galboly.  From here we take a path which climbs steadily to the Garron Plateau and Lough Galboly before crossing to Carn Neill which, at about 1200 feet, is the highest point on the northern end of the Plateau.  The route then continues past Loughfine and joins a rough path descending between the Trosks to reach Loughnatrosk.  Eventually the walk passes the limestone quarries and takes the Gortnagory Road back to the village.

Sunday, 25th May, 2014

A walk to the Peat House, leaving the Londonderry Arms Hotel at 10.30 am and returning at approx. 1.30 pm. This walk is approx 5 miles.
Fee :  £5.00 per walk. 

Bookings
Booking is ESSENTIAL  – walkers can pre-book their place by contacting The Londonderry Arms Hotel on 02828 885255 or email : lda@glensofantrim.com.
CANCELLATION:    Please contact Londonderry Arms Hotel should a cancellation be required.

COUNTRY CODE AND LEAVE NO TRACE:  The qualified Mountain Leader operates the “Leave No Trace” ethics and asks all walkers to adhere to the Country Code – www.leavenotraceireland.org or www.walkni.com

GENERAL INFORMATION
All walkers should carry day sacks containing waterproofs, spare clothing, whistle, food and drink.  Walking boots must be worn and appropriate waterproof clothing.  It is strongly advised that you do not wear jeans.   The qualified Mountain Leader  takes your safety seriously and has a duty of care towards participants.  However, walkers are ultimately responsible for their own safety and those taking part in the walk do so at their own risk.

The qualified Mountain Leader reserves the right to alter or cancel any route.  The Leader is not liable for accidents, thefts and/or damage to property.  Every effort will be made to make this a safe, enjoyable and memorable event.  An inadequately equipped person could affect the safety and enjoyment of the whole group, so the leader reserves the right to refuse participation to inadequately equipped individuals

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