This is somewhere fresh, off the beaten track, where a stunning landscape sings of the past and leads you to a history you can touch. Where a fiddle and a pint conjure up more of our heritage than a thousand souvenirs.
Where a magnificent castle takes you to the heart of Irish history, a sleepy Georgian village ushers you gently into the 18th century, and a Victorian steam train experience will enthral young and old alike. Where the family once known as the Lords of the Route will welcome you to the land they have called home for centuries. Come and join us for two days you will never forget.
Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian vi
For more than 800 years, Carrickfergus Castle has been an imposing monument on the Northern Irela
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Whitehead Railway Museum
It's true that many visitors talk about the smell of the smoke and memories it brings back but thanks to Thomas the Tank Engine and Harry Potter and the Hogwarts Express you’d be amazed at the number of kids that love it here.
Medieval conflicts of the Glens and Causeway Coast, giving way to an 18th-century elegance that transformed this achingly beautiful site into one of the treasures of Northern Ireland.
The Witches of Islandmagee
In 1711, decades after the famous Salem witch trials shocked America, a similar furore rocked lovely Islandmagee, where the spectacular Gobbins Cliff Path now attracts visitors from around the world.
George McGrand has been guiding people over a spectacular sea cliff walk that clings to this epic coast since it was reimagined in 2015.
The Hot Milk Forge
Eamonn Higgins is reviving the ancient craft of blacksmithing amidst the unspoilt beauty of Glenravel. Join him to take up your own anvil, forge and hammer to craft traditional blades or a longbow straight out of Game of Thrones.
Steensons in Glenarm are makers of exquisite jewellery. You can browse their range of hand-crafted jewellery in their showroom, or enter their studio and watch their artists at work.
St. Nicholas Church
Built by Ulster Anglo-Norman conqueror John de Courcy in the late 12th century, it seems every invasion or change of power or tumultuous local event has left its imprint here.