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Arrangements for 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.

  • Casual Users – proof of £3 million public liability insurance is required.
  • Commercial Users – proof of £3 million public liability insurance is required as well as a completed Risk Assessment Form. 

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:


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.

Please note proof of £3 million public liability insurance must be provided.