Causeway Coast Way with Moyle Way

Causeway Coast Way with Moyle Way
Publisher: Rucksack Readers
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Trailhead Review

Rucksack Readers is an established publisher that specialises in long-distance walks around the world. The book on the Causeway Coast Way follows the same format as other titles which are rich in evocative imagery, educational with all the relevant background information and extremely practical with step-by-step directions to accompany the walker whilst on the trail.

The book is follows the guide of several tour operators in the area that provide walks along the Moyle Way and the Causeway Coast Way back to back. In addition to three short walks described on Rathlin Island, the text covers enough ground for the foundations of a full-weeks holiday.

As with other Rucksack Reader publications, the pages in the book are waterproof which makes it ideal for the weather conditions in Northern Ireland. The spiral binding also allows for it to be carried whilst walking and remaining open on the right page.

The fold-out map at the back of the book covers the whole Causeway Coast Way at a scale of 1:85,000. The map of Rathlin Island is slightly more detailed at 1:60,000 and there are also two maps within the book, alongside the directions for the Moyle Way, which are also on a scale of 1:85,000.

Book Contents

Introduction

Planning and Preparation

Travel Planning

Accommodation

How Long Will it Take?

What is the Best Time of Year?

New to Long Distance Walking?

Altitude, Pace and Navigation

Safety, Weather and Tides

Mountain Code

Responsible Walking and Dog

What to Bring

Packing Checklist

Background information

The Giant's Causeway and Other Geology

History and Culture

Habitats and Wildlife

Rathlin Island

Walk 1: The South Lighthouse and Roonivoolin Trail | 10km

Walk 2: The East Lighthouse and Ballyconagan Trail | 7.5km

Walk 3: The West Lighthouse | 13km

The Moyle Way

Waterfoot to Altarichard Road | 22km

Altarichard Road to Ballycastle | 20km

The Causeway Coast Way

Ballycastle to Ballintoy | 11.5km

Ballintoy to Portballintrae | 21km

Portballintrae to Portstewart | 18.5km

Reference

Further Reading and Information Sources

Maps and Credits

Index

Book Details

Title: Causeway Coast Way with Moyle Way
Author: Eoin Reilly
Publisher: Rucksack Readers
Published: 2010
Edition: 1st
Language: English
Printed Pages: 64
Illustrations: 80 Full Colour Photos
Maps: 3 Overview Maps of Ireland and Northern Ireland and 4 Route Maps
Size: 22cm x 14.5cm
Postal Weight: 215g