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Antrim Hills Area
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Kilpatrick Hill Rathlin Island Island Antrim County, in Binnion, Irish Islands Lists, Olivine basalt lava Bedrock

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Height: 134m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 5 Grid Reference: D13751 51911
Place visited by 17 members. Recently by: jlk, livelife2thefull, NICKY, eejaymm, GoldCircle, Garmin, MichaelG55, LorraineG60, DeltaP, Welder, sandman, rhw, Peter Walker, chalky, AntrimRambler
Island visited by 26 members.
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Longitude: -6.209818, Latitude: 55.300916 , Easting: 313751, Northing: 451911 Prominence: 134m,  Isolation: 12.8km
ITM: 713675 951888,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Klptrc, 10 char: Kilpatrick
Bedrock type: Olivine basalt lava, (Lower Basalt Formation)

Kilpatrick is the 1480th highest place in Ireland. Kilpatrick is the most northerly summit in the Antrim Hills area. It's also the 4th most northerly summit in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Kilpatrick in area Antrim Hills, Ireland
Picture: View across to Kilpatrick from the W.
 
Offers more than climbing a small hill
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman  28 Jan 2014
There is a daily boat service, weather permitting, from Ballycastle to Rathlin Island. On arrival take the road going N from D145511 A and at the second road to the left, way marked for the Ballyconagan Trail, go left and continue along NW to gradually climb the hill ahead and ignoring a turn off to the right for the way marked trail. At about D140520 B leave the road and head up SW for some 300 metres along to gain the high point of the hill and a small windfarm of three turbines no longer in use and known locally as the "Three Children of Lir ". This said it is unlikely that a walker will travel to Rathlin with the sole purpose of climbing this modest little hill and is more likely to want to sample whatever else is on offer. This can include an assortment of way marked trails or access to Northern Ireland's largest sea bird colony near the W Lighthouse and managed by the RSPB. It is also reputed that a cave on Rathlin is where Robert the Bruce sought refuge after his defeat by the English at Perth, Scotland, in 1306. Here legend tells us he concluded, after carefully watching a spider repeatedly trying to and finally reaching the roof by it's thread, that "If at first you don't succeed try, try and try again" whereupon he returned to Scotland and had his revenge at Bannockburn !! Go and enjoy a fine day out. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1363/comment/15607/
 
2 summits to choose from and a view of Islay .. by rhw   (Show all for Kilpatrick)
 
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