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.
Located in the Glens of Antrim, the Glensway Tavern is an attractive 74 seater restaurant, lounge bar and traditional Irish bar with live music at the weekends and quality fresh produce on the menu, complemented by local beers and whiskeys.
Gift, collectible, bargain and kids’ bookstore hidden in the delightful Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus. Also selling book accessories, cards, gifts and prints. Writing classes and groups also supported. Regular author and shop events.
Independent coffee shop serving specialty coffee, teas and locally baked treats. Located directly across from the picturesque Carnlough Harbour, offering gorgeous views, comfy seats, and some of the best coffee in the Glens.
Millside Restaurant is an award winning family run business in the historic village of Gracehill, providing an excellent range of menus including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also available are separate function and party menus for larger parties.
Slemish Market Garden, located at Ecos Nature Park, Ballymena prides itself on using traditional methods to grow seasonal fruit, vegetables and cottage garden plants onsite. Fresh produce plus transplants and potted plants are available for sale.
Ability Café is a Social Enterprise Café, located in the Ecos Park, Ballymena. Head along and enjoy a walk and nature at its best before enjoying some well deserved, tasty refreshments.
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.
Carmel’s offers exclusive chocolatiering experiences, in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route with classes to suit all ages.
Quirky and unique vintage shop stocking an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, collectibles & wonderfully nostalgic decorative items in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route.
Rae’s Slemish Tours offers small group experiences to explore the Braid Valley countryside in County Antrim. These unforgettable tours take you off the beaten track to explore laneways and tracks unique to this idyllic landscape.
Located in the heart of Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, McKendry’s Lounge & Bar offers the warm ambience and atmosphere of an eclectic Irish pub.
Historic country pub and restaurant located halfway between Ballymena and Carnlough at the foot of impressive Slemish Mountain, offering a friendly welcome to the weary traveller and locals alike serving great food and drink!
The Coffee Doc in Larne, set on the Causeway Coastal route, offers a 'prescription for a better day' with it's medical themed decoration throughout and lots of tasty meals and treats, including an allergy friendly menu.
Carriages in Larne is a family run, fully-licensed restaurant offering traditional Irish and Italian cuisine with steak, pizza and seafood specialities. As for the name, you'll see original train seats, windows and carriage booths!
The Bentra Grill on the outskirts of Whitehead, has a fully licensed grill bar menu using only the finest local produce and offering an enjoyable dining experience. It's ideally located on the Causeway Coastal route and near The Gobbins.
Take Thyme is a delightful delicatessen set in the unique Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus, retailing fresh produce alongside tasty bites and lunchtime specials, with opportunities to eat alfresco.
Coastal Coffee is a friendly café based near the railway station in Whitehead and renowned for their range of delicious breakfasts, served all day, speciality teas and coffees, traybakes and a tasty selection of hot and cold dishes.