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  • Mid-Antrim Museum and Arts Centre at The Braid
    Attraction | Ballymena | Experience

    The Mid-Antrim Museum offers a fascinating experience for all the family. The museum boasts two large state of the art exhibition galleries. In the history gallery the story of the mid-Antrim area and its people is presented in a thoroughly contemporary way.

  • Flame Gasworks
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    Carrickfergus boasts Ireland's sole surviving coal gasworks and is one of the only 3 left in Great Britain and Ireland. Opened in 1855, it supplied Carrickfergus with gas made from coal for over 100 years. Gas was produced until 1967 and the works closed in 1987. The site has been fully restored by Carrickfergus Gasworks Preservation Society and is now open as a visitor and educational attraction.

  • Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    This traditional Georgian hotel in Carnlough, located midway between Belfast and The Giant’s Causeway, offers elegant dining in the Frances Anne and Tapestry Room restaurant or casual dining in the cosy Coach House Bistro and Arkle Bar.

  • Historical Research Associates
    Activities | Carrickfergus

    Established in 1984 we provide a prompt personal and professional research service for those wishing to trace their family history- researching for a study project – media production or publication – birth family research.

  • The Rinkha
    Islandmagee | Shopping

    Calling in for an ice cream at The Rinkha is a must for anyone exploring the scenic treasures of Islandmagee, The Gobbins and the Causeway Coastal route. Delicious homemade ice cream since 1921!

  • Roots Revealed
    Activities | Ballymena | Tours and Itineraries

    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.

  • Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours
    Attraction | Experience | 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.

  • Kilcreggan Urban Farm
    Activities | Attraction | Carrickfergus | Family Fun

    LOur Urban Farm and Garden Centre at Kilcreggan Homes is a free popular attraction to local families and visitors. Visitors can handle and feed a variety of animals, enjoy our picnic areas, explore the bug hut and play area and relax in our café.

  • Garron Point
    Activities | Carnlough | Walking

    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.

  • Larne's Jurassic Coastline - Waterloo Bay
    Attraction | Larne

    Explore Waterloo Bay in Larne, the most accessible locality for fossil hunting and geological interest anywhere on the island of Ireland.

  • The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
    Attraction | Carnlough

    Learn all about the development of Carnlough through the centuries, including its unique industrial heritage, by visiting the Heritage Hub in Carnlough Town Hall before going on an energetic walk to Cranny Falls via Carnlough Harbour.

  • Carnlough Harbour
    Game of Thrones | Marinas | Attraction | Carnlough

    Carnlough's sheltered historic harbour, with small fishing boats, is the focal point of this picturesque village, located on the Causeway Coastal Route. It's a well known Game of Thrones® film location, recognisable as the Free City of Braavos Canal.

Nix

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

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

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

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

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

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).

  • 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).