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  • Knockagh Monument
    Attractions | 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
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

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

  • Slemish Mountain
    Attractions | Broughshane

    Slemish Mountain is about 1,500 feet above sea level and is located close to Broughshane in County Antrim. It is the legendary home of Saint Patrick and is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. Hike to the top and enjoy fantastic views!

  • Carnfunnock Country Park
    Attractions | Larne

    Packed full of fun family activities and attractions, Carnfunnock Country Park offers over 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens, way-marked walks and spectacular coastline, with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel.

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

    The Mid-Antrim Museum, offers a fascinating experience for all the family. The museum boasts two large state of the art exhibition galleries.

  • Andrew Jackson Cottage and US Rangers Centre
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Located less than a mile from the Town Centre, off the Larne Road, the Andrew Jackson Cottage is a traditional thatched Ulster –Scots farmhouse built in 1750s.

  • Carrickfergus Castle
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    For more than 800 years, Carrickfergus Castle has been an imposing monument on the Northern Ireland landscape whether approached by land, sea or air. The castle now houses historical displays as well as cannons from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

  • Dalriada Legends
    Activities | Glenarm

    ​Dalriada Legends, a brand new group of professional storytellers and musicians are keeping this storytelling tradition alive, collecting and reworking the old stories to bring to new audiences from near and far...

  • Murder Mystery Nights at Whitehead Railway Museum
    Activities | Whitehead

    Unravel the threads of a murder mystery at Whitehead Railway Museum

  • Walking the Edge
    Activities | Islandmagee | Sightseeing

    Step out and find yourself between earth, sea and sky.

  • Jewellery Making Workshops: Creating a Memory
    Activities | Islandmagee | Crafting

    Create your own beautiful piece of jewellery to take home with you.

    You’ll find Gobbins Crafts in the scenic setting of Islandmagee, a place shaped by sea and stone, in County Antrim. Here they offer workshops in jewellery-making. They have recently been granted much coveted Économusée status, joining an elite global network of artisans who open their doors to visitors, sharing the story of their journey, their knowledge, their skill and their passion.

  • Lead the Way Tour Experience
    Activities | Carrickfergus | Sightseeing

    Discover what life was like in Carrickfergus during the Second World War (1939-45) on a guided walking tour with Adrian Hack of Lead The Way Tour. Using contemporary photographs and historical artefacts you'll learn how the war affected the everyday life of the local residents and workforce.

Broughshane Waterfowl Park

Broughshane Waterfowl Park
Attractions | Broughshane

Special waterfowl pond and woodland in Broughshane, run by volunteers with lots of wildlife and outdoor fun for all the family. It's quite unique, being one of only two places in the world where all seven species of swan can be found.

Glenarm Castle

Glenarm Castle
Attractions | Glenarm

With its own special place in local history, Glenarm Castle is a true national treasure. One of Ireland's oldest estates, and home to the Earls of Antrim, Glenarm Castle is a 'must see' destination and one of N.Ireland's top tourist attractions.

Carrickfergus Museum

Carrickfergus Museum
Attractions | 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.

Ancestral Adventure

Ancestral Adventure
Attractions | Ballymena

Join a qualified genealogist and tour guide on a walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

Larne Promenade

Larne Promenade
Attractions | Larne

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.

Glenarm Visitor Information Point

Glenarm Visitor Information Point
Attractions | Glenarm

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.

  • Broughshane Waterfowl Park
    Attractions | Broughshane

    Special waterfowl pond and woodland in Broughshane, run by volunteers with lots of wildlife and outdoor fun for all the family. It's quite unique, being one of only two places in the world where all seven species of swan can be found.

  • Glenarm Castle
    Attractions | Glenarm

    With its own special place in local history, Glenarm Castle is a true national treasure. One of Ireland's oldest estates, and home to the Earls of Antrim, Glenarm Castle is a 'must see' destination and one of N.Ireland's top tourist attractions.

  • Carrickfergus Museum
    Attractions | 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.

  • Ancestral Adventure
    Attractions | Ballymena

    Join a qualified genealogist and tour guide on a walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

  • Larne Promenade
    Attractions | Larne

    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.

  • Glenarm Visitor Information Point
    Attractions | Glenarm

    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.