Explore Waterloo Bay in Larne, the most accessible locality for fossil hunting and geological interest anywhere on the island of Ireland.
- 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'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.
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.
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.
The Gobbins is a unique coastal experience at Islandmagee, on the first part of the Causeway Coastal Route as you journey north from Belfast.
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 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.
Enjoy a lovely walk along a one mile long stretch of Promenade running from Larne Leisure Centre, parallel with the Causeway Coastal route. Pass by Waterloo Bay, view lots of bird life and dramatic scenery or walk to Town Parks and the Coast Road.
- This special memorial tower stands tall on the western side of Larne Lough, at the entrance to Larne harbour greeting visitors arriving by sea. It's an accurate replica of an Irish Round Tower and is known affectionately by locals as 'The Pencil.'
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.
- 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).
Situated on Muldersleigh Hill, on the outskirts of Whitehead, Whitehead Golf Club restaurant offers unrivalled views and a wide range of delicious dishes. Open to non-members.
Open all year. Wheelchair access. Provides a first class information service for visitors to Northern Ireland and local residents. Services available at this office include: free information on the local area- tourist attractions, where to eat, events, free information on holidays throughout Northern Ireland...
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Antrim's hills and glens by taking a guided walk with WalkAntrimHills.com. Walks can also be organised for other areas such as the Mournes, Sperrins or Donegal. If you would prefer the freedom of self-guided walking, we can provide help with planning and transport.
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.
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.
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.