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