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  • Coast Road Cycling Route
    Glenarm | Larne | Ballygally and Cairncastle | Carnlough | Cycling

    A rural winding road that hugs the coastline. Sea views are on one side and rugged steep hillsides are on the other. (the route follows the Causeway Coastal Route so traffic is heavy during summer and holiday periods).

  • Knockagh Cycling Route
    Carrickfergus | Cycling

    Circular cycle route from Carrickfergus Castle to Knockagh Monument then return downhill to Carrickfergus via Greenisland.

  • Carnfunnock Country Park Cycling Route
    Larne | Ballygally and Cairncastle | Cycling

    This small slice of the National Cycle Network just might be the most fun-packed.

  • Buttermilk Bridge Walking Route
    Walking | Broughshane

    Broughshane is known as the "Garden Village of Ulster" thanks to its floral displays. Over 75,000 flowers are planted annually winning the village many national and international awards. Suitable for wheel chair users.

  • Islandmagee Cycling Route
    Islandmagee | Cycling

    Spectacular coastal scenery, rolling green hills. This cycle route can be challenging at points but the extra effort is well rewarded by the dramatic views out to Scotland and interesting historival sights on Islandmagee Peninsula.

  • Slemish Cycling Route
    Ballymena | Broughshane | Cycling

    Scenic countryside circular route with stiff climbs.

  • Following Seas
    Activities | Carrickfergus

    Depart Carrickfergus & enjoy sailing a modern, luxury yacht; be as active or leisurely as you want. Harness wind power to get close to nature, discover hidden talents, work as a team or choose to just relax and enjoy the coastal scenery.

  • Islandmagee SUP
    Whitehead & Islandmagiee Hub | Activities | Islandmagee

    Experience Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) on the beautiful coastline of Islandmagee and Whitehead. 2-hour group sessions, family sessions, 4-week courses and guided SUP tours in idyllic surroundings with a qualified and experienced instructor.

  • Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail
    Activities | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Attractions | Ballymena | Family Fun

    The enchanting outdoor fairy trail is the newest & most popular family attraction to come to the Ballymena/Galgorm area.

  • WaveRides Paddleboarding
    Activities | Carrickfergus

    Learn stand up paddleboarding in the picturesque old harbour at Carrickfergus Castle, on the main Causeway Coastal route with the castle as your impressive backdrop.

  • Hot Milk Forge
    Activities | Ballymena | Crafting

    Hot Milk Forge offers Evening and Weekend Classes in Blacksmithing and Bladesmithing.

  • Gobbins Studio Économusée - Audrey Kyle Art
    Whitehead & Islandmagiee Hub | Activities | Islandmagee | Crafting

    Artist Audrey Kyle works from a converted barn called Gobbins Studio Économusée, nestled on top of the Gobbins Cliffs on a working family farm. She displays her original unique watercolour paintings and runs watercolour experience workshops.

Templecorran Church graveyard

Templecorran Church graveyard
Attractions | Carrickfergus

Discover magnificent views and Ulster Scots heritage in Templecorran graveyard, Ballycarry.

Kilcreggan Urban Farm & Garden Centre

Kilcreggan Urban Farm & Garden Centre
Attractions | Carrickfergus

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.

Larne's Jurassic Coastline - Waterloo Bay

Larne's Jurassic Coastline - Waterloo Bay
Attractions | Larne

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

Larne Museum & Arts Centre

Larne Museum & Arts Centre
Attractions | Larne

Housed in the historic former Carnegie Free Library building, Larne Museum and Arts Centre boasts permanent and temporary exhibitions reflecting the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area.

The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall

The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Attractions | 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.

Whitehead Railway Museum

Whitehead Railway Museum
Whitehead & Islandmagiee Hub | Attractions | Whitehead

The new Whitehead Railway Museum will take visitors on a journey through time, see our large stock fully restored heritage Irish railway steam and diesel locomotives, vintage carriages coupled with state of the art interactive touch displays.

  • Templecorran Church graveyard
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Discover magnificent views and Ulster Scots heritage in Templecorran graveyard, Ballycarry.

  • Kilcreggan Urban Farm & Garden Centre
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    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.

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

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

  • Larne Museum & Arts Centre
    Attractions | Larne

    Housed in the historic former Carnegie Free Library building, Larne Museum and Arts Centre boasts permanent and temporary exhibitions reflecting the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area.

  • The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Attractions | 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.

  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Whitehead & Islandmagiee Hub | Attractions | Whitehead

    The new Whitehead Railway Museum will take visitors on a journey through time, see our large stock fully restored heritage Irish railway steam and diesel locomotives, vintage carriages coupled with state of the art interactive touch displays.