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  • Ballygally Beach
    Attractions | Ballygally and Cairncastle

    This award winning beach is located in Ballygally, 10km north of Larne town on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route and is perfect for a short walk to blow the cobwebs away or to build sand castles with the kids or to even enjoy a quick swim!

  • Templecorran Church graveyard
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Discover magnificent views and Ulster Scots heritage in Templecorran graveyard, Ballycarry.

  • Kilcreggan Urban Farm & Garden Centre
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    LOur Urban Farm and Garden Centre at Kilcreggan Homes is a free popular attraction to local families and visitors. Visitors can handle and feed a variety of animals, enjoy our picnic areas, explore the bug hut and play area and relax in our café.

  • The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
    Glenarm & Carnlough Hub | Attractions | 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.

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

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

  • Larne Museum & Arts Centre
    Attractions | 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.

  • 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.

Chaine Memorial Tower

Chaine Memorial Tower
Attractions | 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.'

Larne Town Parks

Larne Town Parks
Attractions | Larne

Town Park and Chaine Park are delightful parks located on the Causeway Coastal route in Larne offering dramatic coastal views out to Scotland, pleasurable walks, unique heritage features and entertainment for all the family.

Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre

Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre
Attractions | Ballymena

Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey, is the Ancestral Home of the 21st President of the USA Chester Alan Arthur.

Portglenone Forest

Portglenone Forest
Attractions | Portglenone

Portglenone Forest continues a history of tree cover on this site established since records began. As such, the 26 hectare main area contains extensive colonies of ancient woodland flower species.

Ballymena's People’s Park

Ballymena's People’s Park
Attractions | Ballymena

45-acre urban park in the heart of Ballymena with something to do for all the family - you can check out the lake full of ducks, modern playground, urban art, sports facilities, delightful flowers and onsite community initiatives.

Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours

Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours
Attractions | Gracehill

Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian village near Ballymena with its own dedicated museum and fascinating Moravian settlement.

  • Chaine Memorial Tower
    Attractions | 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.'

  • Larne Town Parks
    Attractions | Larne

    Town Park and Chaine Park are delightful parks located on the Causeway Coastal route in Larne offering dramatic coastal views out to Scotland, pleasurable walks, unique heritage features and entertainment for all the family.

  • Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey, is the Ancestral Home of the 21st President of the USA Chester Alan Arthur.

  • Portglenone Forest
    Attractions | Portglenone

    Portglenone Forest continues a history of tree cover on this site established since records began. As such, the 26 hectare main area contains extensive colonies of ancient woodland flower species.

  • Ballymena's People’s Park
    Attractions | Ballymena

    45-acre urban park in the heart of Ballymena with something to do for all the family - you can check out the lake full of ducks, modern playground, urban art, sports facilities, delightful flowers and onsite community initiatives.

  • Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours
    Attractions | Gracehill

    Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian village near Ballymena with its own dedicated museum and fascinating Moravian settlement.