Browns Bay has been awarded the Rural Seaside Beach Award.
- Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located close to Broughshane in Co. Antrim.
- A traditional pub and popular modern music venue in the coastal town of Whitehead, offering a welcoming and friendly visitor experience, located near the entrance to Whitehead Train Station, allowing easy travel from Belfast and Larne.
- A hidden cosy pub, located near the Whitehead promenade and train station on the Causeway Coastal route, offering a welcoming and friendly visitor experience with regular live music.
Set in the heart of Islandmagee and within the world class Gobbins Visitor Centre, this modern café serves tasty, locally sourced dishes, selected from a specially themed menu. You'll deserve a treat if you've just explored the Gobbins Cliff path!
Located in delightful Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route, you'll find an emporium of woolly loveliness at Lighthouse Yarns with designer yarns, notions and inspirational patterns for every occasion, as well as textile supplies and crafts.
Swifts Forge in Islandmagee offers a range of blacksmithing classes to create something special, with different courses running from 2 hour evening classes to full day classes. Imagine making your own knife, garden items or even fire accessories!
BowCrafty near Martinstown offers fun and educational two day classes in the art of bow making - through traditional techniques you can learn the skills required to craft your very own bow.
Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena offering regular crafting experiences and workshops with skilled local crafters.
Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena with over 70 individual artists and craft makers selling their unique and often bespoke products.
A “traditional-meets-modern” award winning and innovative pub in the centre of Ballymena, which offers a friendly welcome and has established itself as a popular drinks and entertainment venue with celebrities, locals and visitors of all ages.
A unique, welcoming, quirky and independent interior and giftware emporium located in the listed Old Police Station within the multi award winning village of Broughshane.
- 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.