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  • Josper’s Restaurant, Belfast Loughshore Hotel
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Treat yourself to an impressive range of delicious, freshly prepared food served by our friendly and dedicated staff. Whether a hearty breakfast, light lunch or a delicious evening meal, our warm welcome will ensure you return time after time.

  • The Lighthouse Bistro
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle.
    Themed Tasting Menus (such as Game of Thrones®) and Tapas available.

  • Fratelli
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Fratelli Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar oozes rustic Italian charm with a contemporary edge, welcoming guests into a family-friendly, informal environment where the focus is on simple yet quality cookery and a warm welcome.

  • Nix
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    This small but cosy Cafe/bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Friday-Saturday) and does take-away food as well. For lunch, soups salads and irresistible cakes are on the menu. Nix is a modern and fresh place to eat, drink and socialise.

  • Ownies Bar and Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Ownies Bar and Bistro is one of Irelands finest Gastro Pubs, it offers the highest standards of service and food and drink while maintaining the warm atmosphere of an Irish Pub. It is famous for its seafood chowder and its home made Deserts.

  • Glass House Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Glass House Bistro of Carrickferugs is based in the Museum and Civic Centre. Food Standard Agency 5 star. Irish cuisine. Outside catering.

  • Gillies Grill, Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Gillies Grill offers a casual style of dining with menus catering for a wide range of tastes, including brasserie dishes, a grill selection and Asian-inspired creations. Live music in Gillies pub 7 nights a week adds a jovial atmosphere.

  • Adair Arms Hotel Restaurant
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    An extensive menu of fresh locally sourced, quality ingredients served in our spacious, relaxing Grill Bar.

  • Carnfunnock Camping and Caravan Park
    Accommodation | Larne

    Carnfunnock Touring Caravan Park and Camp Site are nestled within the rural surroundings of Carnfunnock Country Park, which is uniquely positioned on a beautiful stretch of the Antrim Coastal route (A2).

  • Curran Court Hotel Restaurant
    Larne | Food and Drink

    The restaurant at the 4 Star Curran Court Hotel is locally renowned for its well selected menu, home cooking and friendly professional staff.

    The array of dishes on offer include snacks, Traditional Roast Dinners and classics with a Modern Twist.

  • Toast
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    “Toast” stands for Totally Original And Seriously Tasty and is a delightful café in the heart of Cullybackey, not far from historic Arthur Cottage, offering a range of delicious meals throughout the day.

  • The Glencloy Inn
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    Historic family owned, traditional Irish bar and restaurant located in the picturesque village of Carnlough, offering great food, drink and hospitality on the Causeway Coastal Route.

Ballygally Beach

Ballygally Beach
Walking | Attraction | Ballygally and Cairncastle

This award winning beach is located in Ballygally, 10km north of Larne town on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route and is perfect for a short walk to blow the cobwebs away or to build sand castles with the kids or to even enjoy a quick swim!

Whitehead Sea & Food Tour

Kayak in Whitehead and see Blackhead Path
Activities | Experience | Whitehead

Experience Whitehead and the Blackhead Lighthouse and path from the sea as you kayak along one of the world’s most famous coasts then finish your sea journey with a delicious meal at the award winning Lighthouse Bistro.

River Bann tours with Abhainn Cruises

River Bann cruise
Portglenone | Tours and Itineraries | Activities

This scenic river cruise from Toome to Portglenone commences at the lock-keepers cottage on Toome canal and stops at the delightful Wild Duck Inn in Portglenone.  Great for sight-seeing, a family day out, adventurers, photographers, historians, video producers and even team building. 

 

Castles & Stones Day Tour

Castles & Stones Day Tour
Tours and Itineraries

Discover our unique history, myths and personality on a day spent exploring unforgettable places in the company of local people. See it all through our eyes as a local storyteller recounts the legends that grew from this place and shaped its people.

Thieves & Steel Day Tour

Thieves & Steel Day Tour
Islandmagee | Tours and Itineraries | Carrickfergus | Whitehead

As you travel, our storytellers will delight you with tales of fairies, giants and local folklore. This tour combines ethereal myths and legends with the power of castles, engines and steel walkways. It’s Ireland as you’ve never seen it before.

Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips

Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
Activities | Carnlough | Experience

Hop aboard the Causeway Fisher and enjoy a 3 hour fishing trip out of Carnlough or Glenarm (subject to tidal and weather conditions) and enjoy spectacular views of the Causeway Coast.

  • Ballygally Beach
    Walking | Attraction | Ballygally and Cairncastle

    This award winning beach is located in Ballygally, 10km north of Larne town on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route and is perfect for a short walk to blow the cobwebs away or to build sand castles with the kids or to even enjoy a quick swim!

  • Kayak in Whitehead and see Blackhead Path
    Activities | Experience | Whitehead

    Experience Whitehead and the Blackhead Lighthouse and path from the sea as you kayak along one of the world’s most famous coasts then finish your sea journey with a delicious meal at the award winning Lighthouse Bistro.

  • River Bann cruise
    Portglenone | Tours and Itineraries | Activities

    This scenic river cruise from Toome to Portglenone commences at the lock-keepers cottage on Toome canal and stops at the delightful Wild Duck Inn in Portglenone.  Great for sight-seeing, a family day out, adventurers, photographers, historians, video producers and even team building. 

     

  • Castles & Stones Day Tour
    Tours and Itineraries

    Discover our unique history, myths and personality on a day spent exploring unforgettable places in the company of local people. See it all through our eyes as a local storyteller recounts the legends that grew from this place and shaped its people.

  • Thieves & Steel Day Tour
    Islandmagee | Tours and Itineraries | Carrickfergus | Whitehead

    As you travel, our storytellers will delight you with tales of fairies, giants and local folklore. This tour combines ethereal myths and legends with the power of castles, engines and steel walkways. It’s Ireland as you’ve never seen it before.

  • Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
    Activities | Carnlough | Experience

    Hop aboard the Causeway Fisher and enjoy a 3 hour fishing trip out of Carnlough or Glenarm (subject to tidal and weather conditions) and enjoy spectacular views of the Causeway Coast.