The Glens of Antrim
The Nine Glens of Antrim
Larne is known as the "Gateway to Ulster" as heading North opens up the famous Antrim Coast Road. Taking you to the first of the Glens called Glenarm, the next glen you will come to is Glencloy, the third being Glenariff, the fourth glen is Glenballyemon, next is Glencorp, with Glenaan and Glendun further up the coast and then the last two are Glenshesk and Glentaisie.
The meaning of the Glens
Glenarm The Glen of the Army
Glencloy The Glen of the hedges
Glenariff The arable or Fertile glen
Glenballyemon Edwardstown glen
Glencorp The glen of the slaughtered
Glenaan The glen of the colt's foot or rush lights
Glendun The Glen of the brown river
Glenshesk The sedgy glen
Glentaisie The glen of 'Tasie of the bright sides'