Kinbane Castle

Kinbane Castle, also known as "the Castle at White Head" takes its name from the long, narrow limestone headland on which it stands. Dating back to 1547, the castle itself is located on the north coast of County Antrim between Ballintoy and Ballycastle, nestled at the bottom of the protruding cliff face. This dramatic ruin has a … Continue reading Kinbane Castle

Knocklayde Mountain

Knocklayde Mountain stands at 514 meters high and dominates the landscape surrounding Ballycastle on the north Antrim coast.  It is the last of the rolling hills before the green terrain meets the sea and is in plain view of the surrounding countryside. Striking in appearance,  Knockladye's isolated exterior means it's accessible for most walkers. Photo … Continue reading Knocklayde Mountain

Carrauntoohil – Climbing Ireland’s highest peak

Located in County Kerry, Carrauntoohil is the highest peak on the island of Ireland.  Standing tall at 1,038 metres, it is the central peak of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range.  The hike to the summit and back takes approximately 4 to 6 hours depending on the weather and which route you decide to take.  No special equipment is needed … Continue reading Carrauntoohil – Climbing Ireland’s highest peak

Sunrise stroll from East Strand to Whiterocks, finished by breakie at the Royal Court

One of the best hidden secrets on the North Coast is the morning sunrise. Usually only seen by an exclusive club of eager dog walkers, early fisherman and galloping horse riders, this majestic scene offers beauty and tranquility for those brave enough to get out of bed. Starting either at Portrush East Strand car park … Continue reading Sunrise stroll from East Strand to Whiterocks, finished by breakie at the Royal Court

Walk from Whitepark Bay to Portbradden, and have a coffee at the Bothy

Wrapped between two headlands on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, Whitepark Bay is a hidden gem amongst the touristy causeway path. Located 8 miles west of Ballycastle & 6 miles east of Bushmills, the beach is accessible by car, with a car-park located nearby.     Cascading dunes cloaked in grassland create a natural … Continue reading Walk from Whitepark Bay to Portbradden, and have a coffee at the Bothy