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

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

  • The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
    Attraction | 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.
  • Carnlough Harbour
    Attraction | Carnlough | Game of Thrones

    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.

  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Attraction | 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.

  • Glenarm Visitor Information Point
    Glenarm | Shopping | Visitor Information

    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
    Activities | Attraction | Islandmagee

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

  • Kilcoan Gardens
    Attraction | Crafting | Experience | Gardens | Islandmagee

    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.

  • Olderfleet Castle
    Attraction | 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.

  • Larne Promenade
    Attraction | Larne | Walking

    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.

  • Chaine Memorial Tower
    Attraction | Larne
    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.'
  • Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey
    Portglenone | 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 | Carrickfergus
    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).

Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant

Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
Food and Drink | Whitehead

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.

Ballymena Visitor Information Centre "The Braid"

the braid
Ballymena | Shopping | Visitor Information

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...

Walk Antrim Hills.com

Walk
Activities | Tours and Itineraries | Walking

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.

Mid-Antrim Museum and Arts Centre at The Braid

Mid-Antrim Museum and Arts Centre at The Braid
Attraction | Ballymena | Experience

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.

Flame Gasworks

Flame Gasworks
Attraction | Carrickfergus

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.

Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel

Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
Carnlough | Food and Drink

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.

  • Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    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.

  • the braid
    Ballymena | Shopping | Visitor Information

    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...

  • Walk
    Activities | Tours and Itineraries | Walking

    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.

  • Mid-Antrim Museum and Arts Centre at The Braid
    Attraction | Ballymena | Experience

    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.

  • Flame Gasworks
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    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.

  • Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    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.