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  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lighthouse Yarns
    Whitehead & Islandmagiee Hub | 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.

  • Carnfunnock Golf Course
    Activities | Golf | Larne | Ballygally and Cairncastle

    Par 3, 9-hole parkland golf course nestled within Carnfunnock Country Park offering magnificent views of the Antrim Coast and across the sea to Scotland. Also available Golf Driving Range, putting green and 18 hole mini fun golf.

  • Galgorm Castle Golf Club
    Activities | Golf | Galgorm & Cullybackey | Ballymena

    Galgorm Castle Golf Club is an exciting mixture of the new and the old. This 18 hole, 6930 yards par 72 championship course is set in 220 acres of beautiful, mature parkland located in the heart of County Antrim.

  • Whitehead Heritage & Wellbeing Trail
    Activities | Walking | Carrickfergus | Whitehead

    Whitehead is a Victorian seaside town five miles north of Carrickfergus with commanding views across the mouth of Belfast Lough and the Irish Sea.

  • Glenarm Marina
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Activities | Sailing | Glenarm | Marinas

    Glenarm Marina offers 40 fully serviced pontoon berths within the village's historical limestone harbour, which is ideally situated within a day's sail of the Western Isles and Clyde. Visiting vessels welcome.

  • Game of Thrones® Afternoon Tea at Ballygally Castle Hotel
    Activities | Game of Thrones | Afternoon Teas | Ballygally and Cairncastle | Experience

    Ballygally Castle Hotel is offering a Game of Thrones® Afternoon Tea which will delight fans of the world renowned show as well as those who love the indulgence of a delicious afternoon tea.

  • Carnlough Bay Boat Tours
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Activities | Sightseeing | Carnlough | Experience

    Memorable, invigorating boat trip in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Passengers have the chance to spot an array of marine life including dolphins, seals, porpoises and various seabirds.

The Gobbins

The Gobbins
Attractions | Islandmagee

On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It completely engulfs you: from the all-enveloping Irish Sea winds and the dolphins dancing off the coastline.

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.

Carnlough Harbour

Carnlough Harbour
Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Attractions | 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.

Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey

Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey
Attractions | Ballymena

Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1948 and currently numbers 20 monks. The monks live a secluded, contemplative life in which prayer holds a central position.

Olderfleet Castle

Olderfleet Castle
Attractions | Larne

The ruins of Olderfleet Castle stand on the Curran Point facing Larne Lough. It is suggested that it was built by a Scottish family called Bissett of Glenarm circa 1250, others say it was built by the Vikings some 300 years earlier.

Kilcoan Gardens

Kilcoan Gardens
Attractions | Larne

The gardens are situated within the peninsula of Islandmagee, with beautiful views over Larne Lough and include a cottage garden, orchard, vegetable area and herb garden.

  • The Gobbins
    Attractions | Islandmagee

    On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It completely engulfs you: from the all-enveloping Irish Sea winds and the dolphins dancing off the coastline.

  • 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.

  • Carnlough Harbour
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Attractions | 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.

  • Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1948 and currently numbers 20 monks. The monks live a secluded, contemplative life in which prayer holds a central position.

  • Olderfleet Castle
    Attractions | Larne

    The ruins of Olderfleet Castle stand on the Curran Point facing Larne Lough. It is suggested that it was built by a Scottish family called Bissett of Glenarm circa 1250, others say it was built by the Vikings some 300 years earlier.

  • Kilcoan Gardens
    Attractions | Larne

    The gardens are situated within the peninsula of Islandmagee, with beautiful views over Larne Lough and include a cottage garden, orchard, vegetable area and herb garden.