Official tourism website for Northern Ireland
En

Loughareema (The Vanishing Lake)

Loughareema Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6WL
close up of the clear water known as "the vanishing lake" in Loughareema, County Antrim with the green countryside surrounding it and blue sky in dist

Book Tickets Online

About

One day a sparkling lake, a few days later a bed of cracked mud and not a drop of water in sight, this is indeed a mysterious place.

Loughareema has been voted no 14 of the top 100 geological sites in the British Isles. Worth a visit.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

Free

Add Loughareema (The Vanishing Lake) to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0) 28 2076 2024

Map & Directions

Opening Times

* Rural public road always open (sometimes road closed in very bad weather ice or heavy snow)

What's Nearby

  1. Stunning coastal views from this headland in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,…

    0.26 miles away
  2. Remains of Franciscan friary founded around 1500 by Rory MacQuillan. East range of…

    0.54 miles away
  3. Ballycastle Beach offers stunning views of Rathlin Island and Fairhead and is…

    0.84 miles away
  4. We specialise in producing smoked foods naturally, in the picturesque coastal town of…

    0.92 miles away
  5. Kinbane Castle is situated in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on a long, narrow…

    2.5 miles away
  6. Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge is currently closed until Tuesday December 27, 2022. The site…

    4.24 miles away
  7. Ballintoy Harbour can be discovered in the picturesque village of Ballintoy. Known as a…

    4.9 miles away
  8. Rathlin is Northern Ireland’s only inhabited off-shore island and is thought to come from…

    6.17 miles away
  9. Breakwater Studio on Rathlin Island is the Studio and Home of Yvonne Braithwaite. She is…

    6.19 miles away
  10. Amidst the rugged landscape of this isolated island, you can let your mind wander and…

    6.25 miles away
  11. Just six miles off County Antrim's north coast with must see views of Northern Ireland's…

    6.61 miles away
  12. The spectacular beach forms a white arc between two headlands on the North Antrim coast.…

    6.67 miles away
  13. This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth…

    7.45 miles away
  14. The beautifully restored Old Church Centre offers arts & heritage events, exhibitions,…

    9.53 miles away
  15. Castlecat Studio Gallery is based in a small, tastefully converted stable of a former…

    10.46 miles away
  16. In 1608, in Bushmills, a legend was born. In that year, King James I granted a very…

    10.94 miles away

Virtual Tour

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Town:
Follow signage for Cushendall

Back to Top

Tourism Northern Ireland

Don't Miss