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Arrangements for slipways at Antrim Lough Shore Park

Slipways at Antrim Lough Shore Park

Normal Opening Times

Both slipways are open as follows:

March to October 8am – 8pm

November & February – 9am to 5pm (Fri – Sun)

December & January – Closed

Large Slipway

The Large Slipway is located adjacent to the Gateway Centre and is for use by Lough Neagh Rescue Boats and other pleasure boats, (no jet-skis permitted).

A License Plate Recognition barrier is in place at the Large Slipway.

Access to this barrier is available only by pre-registration and payment of £30.00 per season – a typical season being February to November.   The cost remains the same no matter when in the season you register.

Commercial users and groups require proof of £10 million public liability insurance and completion of a risk assessment.

Please Note:  The barrier only recognises vehicle number plates which are British Standard – more information on this can be found at the link below:


To Register:

Please contact Parks Admin Team to register and make payment.  Please allow up to 5 working days for your application to be processed and your registration completed.

The Parks Admin Team can be contacted as follows:

Email: parksadmin@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk

Tel: 028 9034 0139

Live Chat: antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk (purple icon at bottom right of screen)

Please note registration is not available at the caravan park.

Jet Ski Slipway

The small slipway (for jet ski use only) at the end of the car park next to the entrance to Rea’s Wood is available at no charge, please register for use using the same registration form.


To download Casual User Slipway Registration Form please click here.

To download Commercial and Group User Slipway Registration Form please click here.

To download The Slipway Privacy Notice please click here.

To download the Slipway Rules and Regulations please click here.

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