Larne to Red Bay

Cycling Route

Make sure you have provisions before you leave as there are no shops for the next 10 miles going north.

From Larne Leisure Centre, follow the promenade path for 1km, with the sea to your right.

On reaching the Coast Road, turn right and follow it, again keeping the sea to your right.

At 5km, you pass the entrance to Carnfunnock Country Park on your left.

In Glenarm, keep to the right, going over the bridge over Glenarm river.

Public roads: On Public Road

Getting to the start: Larne Leisure Centre is on Tower Road, Larne.

Traffic: Usually light traffic, except for Bank Holidays and warm summer weekends. Sundays are popular with motorcyclists. Footways exist only for short distances in villages.

Nearest town:



20-25 miles

OS map:


Start Point:


Finish Point:



Flat tarmac road that hugs a winding coastline.

Point of interest:

Carnfunnock Country Park
Glenarm Village
Cranny Falls walk, Carnlough


Public toilets are available at the villages of Drains Bay, Ballygally, Glenarm and Carnlough. Larne Leisure Centre has toilets and snacks. Carnfunnock Country Park has toilets and a cafe in the summer. There are shops in Glenarm and Carnlough. All toilets are open all year except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. All facilites have disabled car parking spaces.

Accessibility information:

Well surfaced maintained roads. For more information on disabled access contact Larne Tourist Information on 028 28260088

Accessible toilet facilities:



None available

Publication availability:


The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Larne Visitor Information Centre
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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