The Antrim Coast and Glens is an area of County Antrim in Northern Ireland, which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1988. [1]

The designation takes in the coast from Ballycastle in the north to the south of Larne in County Antrim, and includes Rathlin Island. The hinterland includes the Glens of Antrim and the Antrim plateau that reaches its highest point at Trostan, 550 meters above sea level and consists of 706 square kilometers.

A2 road (Northern Ireland) See also

  • Belfast-Larne
  • Belfast-Derry railway
  • Coleraine-Portrush railway

Notes and references

  1. Jump up ^ Northern Ireland Environment Agency