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Cranny Falls

Harbour Road, Carnlough, County Antrim, BT44 0EU
Cranny Falls

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The gentle incline of this walk takes the route of an old limestone railway track to the now disused Gortin Quarry. Interpretation panels along the way illustrate the history. It ends at Cranny Waterfall where the moist air is good for plants and insects.

Start Point:
D287181

Finish Point:
D265185

Route:
From Carnlough (with its beautiful Carnlough Beach), take the steps going uphill beside the 'Harbour Lights' building. This takes you around to the right and across a bridge over the main road. This path soon takes you past a car park and gradually up to Gortin Quarry where there are seats and viewpoints. Follow the path left over to Cranny Falls. Come back the same way.

Distance:
1.2 (One Way) miles

Terrain:
Off-road path, partly rough

Point of interest:
A viewpoint in Gortin Quarry shows Carnlough Bay

Facilities:
Toilets available in car park in Carnlough. Parking is also available beside the road. Hotel, B&B and cafes are in the town.

Publication:
Larne Country Walks

Publication availability:
Larne Tourist Information Centre (028) 2827 0088 or downloadable on this page.

Nearest town:
Carnlough

OS map:
Sheet 9

Accessible terrain:
Off road paths, rough and steep in places

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A2 (Antrim Coast Road) from Larne-Portrush. Park in the village of Carnlough.

Public Transport Directions

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