Glens of antrim

Each glen contains its own history, myths and legends and along with the stunning views of the surrounding country side and coastline

The Causeway Coastal Route is broken only by nine deep green glens, each with its own unique character and links the coastal towns and villages of Ballygally, Glenarm, Carnlough, Cushendall or Cushendun.

The Glens stunning scenery and idyllic walks and brought to life by the myths, legends and history of the area. The people of the area have a very strong Glens identity as well in terms of their hospitality, accents and language which you will undoubtably find out for yourself along the way.

The Irish translation of the name of each Glen link to the history and features of each Glen:

Glenarm – glen of the army

Glencloy – glen of the dykes

Glenariff – glen of the plough

Glenballyemon – Edwardstown

GlenGlanaan – glen of the little fords

Glencorp – glen of the dead

Glendun – brown glen

Glenshesk – glen of the sedges (reeds)

Glentaisie – after Taisie, princess of Rathlin Island

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