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  • Chauffeur Car Services
    Activities | Carrickfergus

    Chauffeur Car Services is one of Northern Ireland's upmarket Chauffeur Services, with each driver offering at least ten years driving experience and highly qualified in this line of business.

  • The Byre Shop at Glenarm Castle
    Activities | Glenarm | Shopping | Crafting

    Boutique fashion and gift shop within the grounds of Glenarm Castle on the Causeway Coastal Route, featuring a wide range of ladies and gents clothing and accessories plus a selection of beautiful gifts and local craft goods.

  • Shambles Workshop
    Activities | Glenarm | Shopping | Crafting

    Shambles Workshop is a unique family owned craft shop in Glenarm Castle estate. From photography to bespoke retro up-cycled items to jewellery, everything is sourced and hand made by them with a number of local artists also displaying their work.

  • The Secret Bookshelf
    Activities | Carrickfergus | Shopping

    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.

  • Selections Wool & Craft Shop
    Activities | Shopping | Carrickfergus | Crafting

    Carrickfergus has been home to Selections Wool Shop for nearly 30 years. We have changed since we opened in 1985 but our huge array of wool, haberdashery, patterns, buttons and threads still attracts hundreds of knitters to visit us every year.

  • The Steensons, Glenarm
    Activities | Glenarm | Crafting | Experience

    The Steensons are delighted to welcome visitors to their workshop and gallery. A fascinating and rare opportunity to watch highly skilled craftspeople at work. The goldsmiths can be observed using a variety of techniques.

  • LLCrafts
    Activities | Shopping | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Ballymena | Crafting

    LLCRAFTS in Galgorm, Ballymena is run by NI Artist Louise Lester, offering 'Bespoke Painted Gifts' personally painted to each customers desires. Want to try painting as a hobby! Louise also runs 'Enjoy Painting Art Classes' & '1Day Card Workshops'

  • The Tower Centre
    Activities | Ballymena | Shopping

    At the Tower Centre in the heart of Ballymena, you can shop in over 40 fantastic shops with leading High Street names including - DV8, Boots, Dunnes Stores and Primark as well as local independents offering an unrivalled shopping experience.

  • Misha's Country Workshop
    Activities | Shopping | Carrickfergus | Crafting

    This Country Workshop in Carrickfergus provides hand crafted gifts, decoupage, small recycled furniture, picture frames and mirrors, personalised cushions, buntings, wedding accessories, french style furniture, everything your house needs.

  • Bear Gallery
    Activities | Shopping | Ballymena | Crafting

    Bear Gallery is situated in the town of Ballymena which is gateway to the famous Glens of Antrim. If you come to Ballymena and love teddy bears don't miss a trip to Bear Gallery. You have arrived at your destination.

  • Fairhill Shopping Centre
    Activities | Ballymena | Shopping

    Fairhill Ballymena is in the heart of Ballymena town centre, one of the best shopping towns in Northern Ireland. With a distinctive mix and match of high street labels, Fairhill Ballymena offers the ultimate shopping experience for everyone.

  • Inver Garden Centre
    Activities | Larne

    Over the last 20 years John and his wife Norma have developed the Garden Centre into one of the top centres in Northern Ireland.

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
Activities | Portglenone | Tours and Itineraries | Experience | Family Fun

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. 

Ebb & Flow Gifts Crafts Arts

Ebb & Flow Gifts Crafts Arts
Activities | Shopping | Carnlough | Crafting | Experience

Delightful craft and gift shop situated in the pretty harbour village of Carnlough, promoting local makers and offering you the opportunity to see natural soap being made in their onsite workshop.

Creative Gardens Galgorm Castle

Creative Gardens Galgorm Castle
Activities | Gardens | Shopping | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Ballymena

Creative Gardens is a family run Garden Centre and coffee shop business with stores based in Donaghadee, Bushmills and Galgorm Castle in Ballymena.

Lighthouse Yarns

Lighthouse Yarns
Activities | Shopping | Crafting | Whitehead

Located in delightful Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route, you'll find an emporium of woolly loveliness at Lighthouse Yarns with designer yarns, notions and inspirational patterns for every occasion, as well as textile supplies and crafts.

Carrickfergus Golf Club

Carrickfergus Golf Club
Activities | Carrickfergus | Golf

With its imaginative use of water and sand the par of 68 is not matched that easily. The course offers a interesting mix of testing and approachable holes.

  • 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
    Activities | Portglenone | Tours and Itineraries | Experience | Family Fun

    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. 

  • Ebb & Flow Gifts Crafts Arts
    Activities | Shopping | Carnlough | Crafting | Experience

    Delightful craft and gift shop situated in the pretty harbour village of Carnlough, promoting local makers and offering you the opportunity to see natural soap being made in their onsite workshop.

  • Creative Gardens Galgorm Castle
    Activities | Gardens | Shopping | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Ballymena

    Creative Gardens is a family run Garden Centre and coffee shop business with stores based in Donaghadee, Bushmills and Galgorm Castle in Ballymena.

  • Lighthouse Yarns
    Activities | Shopping | Crafting | Whitehead

    Located in delightful Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route, you'll find an emporium of woolly loveliness at Lighthouse Yarns with designer yarns, notions and inspirational patterns for every occasion, as well as textile supplies and crafts.

  • Carrickfergus Golf Club
    Activities | Carrickfergus | Golf

    With its imaginative use of water and sand the par of 68 is not matched that easily. The course offers a interesting mix of testing and approachable holes.