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Carnfunnock Country Park

Carnfunnock Country Park offers over 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens and spectacular coastline, with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel.

The walled garden with its unique sundials and wooden sculptures is open all year round along with a maritime themed outdoor adventure playground, golf driving range, way-marked walks, orienteering course, geocaching, public toilets and picnic sites. Original estate features also remain including the ice house and lime kilns.

From March / April to October there are attractions to suit all ages: a maze in the shape of Northern Ireland, a family fun zone with miniature railway, bouncy castle, bungee run, remote control boats / trucks, bungee trampolines, WOW balls and 18 hole mini golf course; a children's activity centre with snack stop, outdoor games including putting, table tennis, giant chess and draughts; face painting and glitter tattoos; a touring caravan park and camp site; 9 hole golf course; barbecue areas and a modern visitor centre with gift shop and coffee shop.

Self-guiding educational material for the maze, walled garden and general park environment can be downloaded free of charge from their website.

Carnfunnock also has a comprehensive and varied annual programme of events which includes falconry, face painting, art activities, snake handling, bug hunting and seeing wildlife up close including foxes, hedgehogs and farm animals. Many events are themed to take account of special times with Easter events launching the season and Halloween events concluding. Band concerts take place most Sundays from June to August.
Carnfunnock Country Park
Carnfunnock Country Park
Carnfunnock Country Park
Carnfunnock Country Park
Carnfunnock Country Park


Coast Road Ballygally Larne BT40 2QG


+44 (0) 7748 623 227

54.88862, -5.84344


  • Gift Shop
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays
  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Baby changing facilities
  • On site parking
  • Wifi
  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets