The Drum

A very scenic, though steep, walk through a young woodland above Cargan Village in the Antrim Hills. The site is owned by the Woodland Trust.

County

Antrim

Distance

1.5 miles

OS Map

Sheet 9

Nearest Town

Cargan

Route Shape

Linear

Route Type

Hill, Woodland

Terrain

Hillside grass track

Grid Reference (Start)

D161191

Grid Reference (End)

D161191

Point of Interest

Merlin, Sparrowhawk & Ragged Robin

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Antrim Coast & Glens

Route Description

Parking available on Skerry East Road, signed from Cargan village. A linear route using a grass track down the hill.

Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

Translink - journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

Getting to the Start (by Car)

Signage from Cargan village to car park.

Facilities

Refreshments in Cargan. There is a toilet in the Costcutter in the garage.

Publication

Ballymena Walks

Publication Availability

Free from the Tourist Information Centre

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland