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  • 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 the Second World War (1939-1945), dramatically overlooking Belfast Lough and surrounding countryside.

  • Jacobean Knot Garden
    Carrickfergus | Gardens

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

  • Steam Trains Ireland
    Attraction | Whitehead

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

  • Larne Museum & Arts Centre
    Attraction | Larne

    Housed in the historic former Carnegie Free Library building, Larne Museum and Arts Centre boasts permanent and temporary exhibitions reflecting the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area.

  • Glenarm Castle
    Attraction | Glenarm

    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.

  • Carrickfergus Museum
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area, with artefacts of treasure excavated in Carrickfergus. There are multi-media and audio-visual presentations.

World of Wonder

World of Wonder
Carrickfergus | Family Fun

One of Northern Ireland's biggest and most modern indoor play centres located in Carrickfergus, giving you all the space you need for hours of family fun, whatever the weather.

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.

  • World of Wonder
    Carrickfergus | Family Fun

    One of Northern Ireland's biggest and most modern indoor play centres located in Carrickfergus, giving you all the space you need for hours of family fun, whatever the weather.

  • 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.