The Rams Island Heritage Project is An Undertaking of the Charity NIC102397 The River Bann & Lough Neagh Assoc. Co. NI 053517
Camping, Glamping and Boat trips are now Permitted.
The Jetty at Rams Island Lough Neagh is now open. We ask that people practice social distancing, to keep our volunteers and members of the public safe. We are currently only able to offer camping between Friday and Sunday. Anyone wishing to visit or camp please contact us using the link below
BOOKING ESSENTIAL Costs for camping are £15 per adult per night reducing to £10 for the second night if applicable. This includes boat fares. Under 16s accompanied by an adult half price. Travel on your own boat we charge £12 per night per tent You can camp in the woods at various sites or on designated sites on lawns. Toilets on Barge. Both types of campsites have fire pits.
Sandy Bay Marina 17 A Shore Road,Glenavy BT28 2LQ This is where the Rams Island Ferry Island Warrior departs from.
Directions to Sandy Bay
From Crumlin Take Lurgan Road from Crumlin, after approx 2½ miles take road on right (Ballyvannon Road) signed for Lough Neagh and cycle route 94, then take second road on right (Darachrean Road) and turn left at bottom of hill. Sandy Bay Marina (where boat leaves) is 200 metres on right next door to Scott's Northstone Sand Quay.
From Glenavy From Crumlin Road (main street) in Glenavy take Glen Road (low bridge) signed for Lough Neagh and Aghalee. After approximately 1/2 a mile turn right onto Edenturcher Road to staggered crossroads. Left then right onto Ballyvannon Road signed for Lough Neagh and Cycle Route 94, then take second road on right (Darachrean Road) and turn left at bottom of hill (Shore Road). Sandy Bay Marina (where boat leaves) is 200 metres on right next door to Scott's Northstone Sand Quay.
New for this year is Glamping in the Island Cabin Suitable for a family of up to 5.
Costs for Glamping are normally (March-October)£80.00 per night minimum 2 nights including boat fare return for up to 5.
Cabin is solar powered. It has a double bed, one single above and a set of single bunk beds. Facilities include heating, microwave, fridge freezer, TV, toaster and kettle. You can BBQ. and have a campfire beside the cabin. Firewood for sale on Island. Bring your own bedding and utensils. Shower and Toilets on Barge. To book email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact us page.
Glampers and Campers enjoying a summer evening on Rams Island
Enter date numbers booked and name you have booked under on phone email or text in box below £20 secures booking. Balance on the day in cash please.