BALLYMENA TO KILREA GREENWAY
“Bann Valley Greenway”
The existing railway between Ballymena and Ballymoney provides a critical link all the way from Derry to Belfast, yet severs the northern section of the proposed greenway network from the Greater Belfast area.
Ideas for a linking greenway range from a rail trail along the existing railway to a new route taking in Galgorm before using either the path of the RIver Maine or the Bann to head towards Kilrea.
|Timescale||2026 to 2040|
|Type||New greenway proposal|
|Councils||Mid and East Antrim Borough Council|
|Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council|
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EXPLORE THE BASIC ROUTE AREA
GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT
A 26km route along the former narrow gauge railway from Ballymena to Ballyclare (and eventually Larne).
The Glens of Antrim Greenway rising from Ballymena over the rugged glens through Glenarriff Forest park towards Cushendall.
Successful greenway projects are driven by the passion of local people. If you have an update to share, a story to tell about the history of the route or future of the Ballymena to Kilrea Greenway, or if you want to submit a picture or video to this page, please get in contact.