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  • Lead the Way Tour Experience
    Activities | Carrickfergus | Sightseeing

    Discover what life was like in Carrickfergus during the Second World War (1939-45) on a guided walking tour with Adrian Hack of Lead The Way Tour. Using contemporary photographs and historical artefacts you'll learn how the war affected the everyday life of the local residents and workforce.

  • Inside Glenarm Castle & Garden
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Activities | Historical Tours | Glenarm

    Become the distinguished guests of Lord and Lady Dunluce on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Glenarm Castle and Garden.

  • River Bann Tours
    Activities | Portglenone

    River Bann Tours offer boat trips on the Lower Bann based at Portglenone Marina. Tickets can be purchased online for scheduled tours to Lough Beg and back to Portglenone or for our trip from Toome to Lough Neagh return. Private bookings welcome.

  • Gleno Waterfall Walk
    Activities | Gleno

    This walk has many steps. The steps meander up and down the sides of this moist valley to enable the walker to get good views of the waterfall. Dogs should be kept under the control of the owner.

  • Sallagh Braes
    Activities | Ballygally and Cairncastle

    A stunning short walk across exposed hillside, leading to and along the edge of the dramatic Sallagh Braes basalt cliffs. The Sallagh Braes is a prominent basalt scarp with a spectacular ballast amphitheatre located 3 miles west of Ballygally, close to the Causeway Coastal Route.

    Views can be enjoyed across the cliffs to the valley below and the Irish sea in the distance. This is a moderately difficult walk. It starts from a height and undulates across hummocky land with some hills to negotiate. Dogs are not allowed as the route goes over farmland.  

    The local area has recently been featured in the popular HBO TV series, Game of Thrones® and associated interpretation can be found in Linford Car Park.

  • Carved at the Castle Experience
    Activities | Glenarm | Crafting

    Learn an ancient craft and experience first-hand what it's like to work with a material that’s millions of years old.

  • Slemish Mountain Hike
    Activities

    Steep rocky track

  • Se7ens Car Hire
    Activities | Experience

    Se7ens Car Hire offers the truly unique experience of driving a Caterham, to explore Northern Ireland and beyond.

  • 2020 Art
    Shopping | Whitehead

    Contemporary gallery & gift shop in the heart of Whitehead on the Causeway Coastal Route, representing emerging & established artists and crafters from throughout Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland.

  • Ecos Trail Cycling Route
    Ballymena | Cycling

    A rural journey across the Antrim Plateau to the North Channel.

  • Portglenone Cycling Route
    Portglenone | Cycling

    Tranquil rural scenic village to village circular route.

  • Larne to Red Bay Cycling Route
    Glenarm | Larne | Ballygally and Cairncastle | Carnlough | Cycling

    This is a winding rural road that hugs the coastline. The sea is on one side with steep rocky hillsides on the other. There are a number of picturesque stopping places.

Larne Promenade

Larne Promenade
Attractions | Larne

Enjoy a lovely walk along a one mile long stretch of Promenade running from Larne Leisure Centre, parallel with the Causeway Coastal route. Pass by Waterloo Bay, view lots of bird life and dramatic scenery or walk to Town Parks and the Coast Road.

Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus

Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus
Attractions | Carrickfergus

Established in 1182 by the Anglo Norman, John de Courcy, St Nicholas' has many historic features including a medieval porch, the Chichester memorial to Lord Donegall, a skew aisle, wonderful stained glass and a leper window.

Garron Point

Garron Point
Attractions | Carnlough

Garron Point is an outstanding headland on the Causeway Coastal Route offering magnificent views. You can park your car nearby and have a picnic or go on a short walk to the coastline to watch locals sea fishing or view nearby Scotland.

Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay

Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay
Attractions | Islandmagee

Popular award winning rural beach positioned in a delightful sandy bay, at the northern tip of Islandmagee, just off the Causeway Coastal Route. Perfect for picnics, walking, swimming, windsurfing or just enjoying the great outdoors.

Portmuck Harbour

Portmuck Harbour
Attractions | Islandmagee

Follow the winding road down to reach this hidden gem. With its picture-book perfect stone harbour and tiny beach, Portmuck Harbour is a lovely place to while away the afternoon. See the stunning North Antrim coastline receding into the distance and the marine traffic bound for Belfast port.

There are two walks leading from the car park. One path goes north to Skernaghan Point beside Brown’s Bay and the other leads south, close to the Isle of Muck which is a protected bird sanctuary. Access to the island is prohibited. There is a car park and toilets opposite the beach.

Paddleboarding is regularly on offer here with Islandmagee SUP.

Gleno Waterfall

Gleno Waterfall
Attractions | Gleno

One of our lesser known ‘hidden treasures’, Gleno is a magnificent 30 foot waterfall nestling in The Glens of Antrim and owned by the National Trust.

  • Larne Promenade
    Attractions | Larne

    Enjoy a lovely walk along a one mile long stretch of Promenade running from Larne Leisure Centre, parallel with the Causeway Coastal route. Pass by Waterloo Bay, view lots of bird life and dramatic scenery or walk to Town Parks and the Coast Road.

  • Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Established in 1182 by the Anglo Norman, John de Courcy, St Nicholas' has many historic features including a medieval porch, the Chichester memorial to Lord Donegall, a skew aisle, wonderful stained glass and a leper window.

  • Garron Point
    Attractions | Carnlough

    Garron Point is an outstanding headland on the Causeway Coastal Route offering magnificent views. You can park your car nearby and have a picnic or go on a short walk to the coastline to watch locals sea fishing or view nearby Scotland.

  • Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay
    Attractions | Islandmagee

    Popular award winning rural beach positioned in a delightful sandy bay, at the northern tip of Islandmagee, just off the Causeway Coastal Route. Perfect for picnics, walking, swimming, windsurfing or just enjoying the great outdoors.

  • Portmuck Harbour
    Attractions | Islandmagee

    Follow the winding road down to reach this hidden gem. With its picture-book perfect stone harbour and tiny beach, Portmuck Harbour is a lovely place to while away the afternoon. See the stunning North Antrim coastline receding into the distance and the marine traffic bound for Belfast port.

    There are two walks leading from the car park. One path goes north to Skernaghan Point beside Brown’s Bay and the other leads south, close to the Isle of Muck which is a protected bird sanctuary. Access to the island is prohibited. There is a car park and toilets opposite the beach.

    Paddleboarding is regularly on offer here with Islandmagee SUP.

  • Gleno Waterfall
    Attractions | Gleno

    One of our lesser known ‘hidden treasures’, Gleno is a magnificent 30 foot waterfall nestling in The Glens of Antrim and owned by the National Trust.