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  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Attraction | Family Fun | Food and Drink

    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.

  • Glenarm Visitor Information Point
    Information Services | Shopping

    A full range of visitor information throughout Northern Ireland is available, with an emphasis on Glenarm heritage and the architectural, industrial, Christian, archaeological, maritime and natural heritage of the area and its visitor activities.

  • Kilcoan Gardens
    Attraction | Experience | Gardens

    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
    Attraction | Activities | Experience

    The Gobbins is a unique coastal experience at Islandmagee, on the first part of the Causeway Coastal Route as you journey north from Belfast.

  • Chaine Memorial Tower
    Attraction

    The Tower stands on the western side of Larne Lough at the entrance to the harbour and can be seen by visitors coming in by sea. it can safely be reached from the shore by a noarrow walkway.

  • Olderfleet Castle
    Attraction

    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. The name ...

  • Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey
    Activities | Shopping

    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.

  • Knockagh Monument
    Attraction

    County Antrim War Memorial – erected and dedicated to the fallen from the County of Antrim who fell during the Great World War (1914-1918) and later dedicated in Remembrance to those from the County who dies in the Second World War (1939-1945).

  • Larne Visitor Information Centre
    Information Services

    Newly refurbished Visitor Information Centre

  • Jacobean Knot Garden
    Attraction | Gardens

    Home of Sir Arthur Chichester this delightful recreated Knot Garden is located close ot the Town Wall at Joymount.

  • Steam Trains Ireland
    Experience

    The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.

  • Glenarm Castle
    Attraction | Family Fun | Food and Drink | Gardens

    There has been a castle at Glenarm since the days of John Bisset, who was expelled from Scotland in 1242 for murdering a rival during a tournament. Family seat of the Earls of Antrim, the orginal castle is still standing at Dunluce near Portrush.

Whitehead Railway Museum

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.

Glenarm Visitor Information Point

A full range of visitor information throughout Northern Ireland is available, with an emphasis on Glenarm heritage and the architectural, industrial, Christian, archaeological, maritime and natural heritage of the area and its visitor activities.

Kilcoan Gardens

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

The Gobbins is a unique coastal experience at Islandmagee, on the first part of the Causeway Coastal Route as you journey north from Belfast.

Chaine Memorial Tower

The Tower stands on the western side of Larne Lough at the entrance to the harbour and can be seen by visitors coming in by sea. it can safely be reached from the shore by a noarrow walkway.

Olderfleet Castle

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. The name ...

Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey

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.

Knockagh Monument

County Antrim War Memorial – erected and dedicated to the fallen from the County of Antrim who fell during the Great World War (1914-1918) and later dedicated in Remembrance to those from the County who dies in the Second World War (1939-1945).

Jacobean Knot Garden

Home of Sir Arthur Chichester this delightful recreated Knot Garden is located close ot the Town Wall at Joymount.

Steam Trains Ireland

The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.

Glenarm Castle

There has been a castle at Glenarm since the days of John Bisset, who was expelled from Scotland in 1242 for murdering a rival during a tournament. Family seat of the Earls of Antrim, the orginal castle is still standing at Dunluce near Portrush.