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  • Slemish Farm Tours
    Activities | Arts and Culture Tours

    Discover our Ulster farming heritage in the Braid Valley, nestled near Slemish Mountain in County Antrim. Experience the smell of home baking on a farmhouse griddle, with the opportunity to watch or traditionally bake on a charming AGA stove.

  • Steam Trains Ireland
    Attractions | Whitehead

    The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.

  • Straidkilly Nature Reserve
    Attractions | Carnlough

    Small and secluded Ulster Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, located on an inland route between Glenarm and Carnlough, on the hill slope above the Coast Road with interesting flora and fauna alongside panoramic views across the Irish Sea to Scotland.

  • Ecos Centre Nature Park
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Ecos Nature Park is an oasis of wildlife, close to the heart of Ballymena town with 8 kilometres of flat footpaths leading visitors around 220 acres of parkland that includes maturing woodland, peaceful lake and ponds, grazed meadows and hay meadows.

  • King William Statue
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Situated overlooking the harbour, the life size bronze statue was commissioned to mark the Tercentenary of his landing in Carrickfergus on 14th June 1690.

  • Roots Revealed
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Based in County Antrim, Roots Revealed specialises in ancestral research within the nine Counties of Ulster, i.e. Northern Ireland plus Counties Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan, although work can be undertaken throughout the island of Ireland.

  • Chaine Memorial Tower
    Attractions | Larne

    This special memorial tower stands tall on the western side of Larne Lough, at the entrance to Larne harbour greeting visitors arriving by sea. It's an accurate replica of an Irish Round Tower and is known affectionately by locals as 'The Pencil.'

  • Larne Town Parks
    Attractions | Larne

    Town Park and Chaine Park are delightful parks located on the Causeway Coastal route in Larne offering dramatic coastal views out to Scotland, pleasurable walks, unique heritage features and entertainment for all the family.

  • Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey, is the Ancestral Home of the 21st President of the USA Chester Alan Arthur.

  • Portglenone Forest
    Attractions | Portglenone

    Portglenone Forest continues a history of tree cover on this site established since records began. As such, the 26 hectare main area contains extensive colonies of ancient woodland flower species.

  • Ballymena's People’s Park
    Attractions | Ballymena

    45-acre urban park in the heart of Ballymena with something to do for all the family - you can check out the lake full of ducks, modern playground, urban art, sports facilities, delightful flowers and onsite community initiatives.

  • Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours
    Attractions | Gracehill

    Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian village near Ballymena with its own dedicated museum and fascinating Moravian settlement.

Midtown Makers Studio Craft Workshops

Midtown Makers Studio Craft Workshops
Activities | Ballymena | Crafting

Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena offering regular crafting experiences and workshops with skilled local crafters.

Natasha Swan Ceramics - Studio and Workshops

Natasha Swan Ceramics - Studio and Workshops
Activities | Islandmagee | Crafting

Natasha Swan Ceramics is situated in the scenic Islandmagee, her handmade porcelain tableware reflects the beauty of landscape through abstract illustrations. Alongside making, Natasha also delivers workshops for beginners as an introduction to clay.

Gobbins Sea Safari with Abhainn Cruises

Gobbins Sea Safari with Abhainn Cruises
Activities | Carrickfergus | Sightseeing

Create life-long memories and discover hidden gems along the coast, cruising from Carrickfergus Castle all the way to the Gobbins. A bespoke private charter tour immersing you into stunning coastal scenery, history and nature, for a truly authentic NI experience.

Jenny Bristow Cookery School Experience

Jenny Bristow Cookery School Experience
Activities | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Cookery Schools

Join Jenny for a unique cookery event at her home, nestled in the rolling green countryside outside the village of Cullybackey in County Antrim.

Exclusive NI Tours

Exclusive NI Tours
Activities | Broughshane | Sightseeing

We provide luxury XJ Jaguars and Range Rovers for bespoke tours throughout Northern Ireland or transfer to Dublin and beyond.

Glenview Farm Equine Learning Centre

Glenview Farm Equine Learning Centre
Activities | Glenarm | Equestrian

Glenview Farm Equine Learning Centre is located in beautiful rolling countryside, near Glenarm, offering private and small group riding lessons for both children and adults, pony birthday parties, equine assisted leaning sessions and own a pony days.

  • Midtown Makers Studio Craft Workshops
    Activities | Ballymena | Crafting

    Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena offering regular crafting experiences and workshops with skilled local crafters.

  • Natasha Swan Ceramics - Studio and Workshops
    Activities | Islandmagee | Crafting

    Natasha Swan Ceramics is situated in the scenic Islandmagee, her handmade porcelain tableware reflects the beauty of landscape through abstract illustrations. Alongside making, Natasha also delivers workshops for beginners as an introduction to clay.

  • Gobbins Sea Safari with Abhainn Cruises
    Activities | Carrickfergus | Sightseeing

    Create life-long memories and discover hidden gems along the coast, cruising from Carrickfergus Castle all the way to the Gobbins. A bespoke private charter tour immersing you into stunning coastal scenery, history and nature, for a truly authentic NI experience.

  • Jenny Bristow Cookery School Experience
    Activities | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Cookery Schools

    Join Jenny for a unique cookery event at her home, nestled in the rolling green countryside outside the village of Cullybackey in County Antrim.

  • Exclusive NI Tours
    Activities | Broughshane | Sightseeing

    We provide luxury XJ Jaguars and Range Rovers for bespoke tours throughout Northern Ireland or transfer to Dublin and beyond.

  • Glenview Farm Equine Learning Centre
    Activities | Glenarm | Equestrian

    Glenview Farm Equine Learning Centre is located in beautiful rolling countryside, near Glenarm, offering private and small group riding lessons for both children and adults, pony birthday parties, equine assisted leaning sessions and own a pony days.