Layd Old Church

Located one mile from Cushendall are the delightful ruins of a 13th century Franciscan foundation. Chief burial place of the MacDonnell's after Bonamargy which has been built at least three times and served as a parish church from 1306 to the end of the 18th century. Fine stones in the graveyard include a cross in memory of Doctor James MacDonnell, pioneer in the use of chloroform for surgical operations. Open access all year round.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.


Admission Free.

Opening times:

Always Access.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Ballycastle Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Located approximately one mile north of Cushendall via footpath on coast road to Torr Head, signposted.
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Contact Details

Cushendall Tourist Office
County Antrim
BT44 0RR

Tel: (028) 2076 2024