Antrim Coast and Glens

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Breakers on Antrim Coast near Ballycastle, Ireland, with cliffs of Fair Head. Scotland appears in the distance on clear days.

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

The designation takes in the coastline from Ballycastle in the north to Larne in the south of County Antrim, and includes Rathlin Island. The inland area encompasses the Glens of Antrim and the Antrim Plateau which reaches its highest point at Trostan, 550 m above sea level and comprises 706 square kilometres.


See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ Northern Ireland Environment Agency Archived June 26, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • Antrim Coast & Glens Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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