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  • River Bann Tours
    Activities | Portglenone

    River Bann Tours offer boat trips on the Lower Bann based at Portglenone Marina. Tickets can be purchased online for scheduled tours to Lough Beg and back to Portglenone or for our trip from Toome to Lough Neagh return. Private bookings welcome.

  • Inside Glenarm Castle & Garden
    Activities | Glenarm | Historical Tours

    Become the distinguished guests of Lord and Lady Dunluce on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Glenarm Castle and Garden.

  • Toast the Coast NI Experience
    Activities | Whitehead | Sightseeing

    From coastline to countryside, this is a landscape of stunning beauty – and abundance.

  • Sallagh Braes
    Activities | Ballygally and Cairncastle

    A stunning short walk across exposed hillside, leading to and along the edge of the dramatic Sallagh Braes basalt cliffs. The Sallagh Braes is a prominent basalt scarp with a spectacular ballast amphitheatre located 3 miles west of Ballygally, close to the Causeway Coastal Route.

    Views can be enjoyed across the cliffs to the valley below and the Irish sea in the distance. This is a moderately difficult walk. It starts from a height and undulates across hummocky land with some hills to negotiate. Dogs are not allowed as the route goes over farmland.  

    The local area has recently been featured in the popular HBO TV series, Game of Thrones® and associated interpretation can be found in Linford Car Park.

  • Gleno Waterfall Walk
    Activities | Gleno

    This walk has many steps. The steps meander up and down the sides of this moist valley to enable the walker to get good views of the waterfall. Dogs should be kept under the control of the owner.

  • Sailing in the Wake of Giants
    Activities | Carrickfergus

    See Belfast Lough as you never have before with this thrilling water adventure.

  • Carved at the Castle Experience
    Activities | Glenarm | Crafting

    Learn an ancient craft and experience first-hand what it's like to work with a material that’s millions of years old.

  • Slemish Mountain Hike
    Activities

    Steep rocky track

  • Se7ens Car Hire
    Activities | Experience

    Se7ens Car Hire offers the truly unique experience of driving a Caterham, to explore Northern Ireland and beyond.

  • 2020 Art
    Shopping | Whitehead

    Contemporary gallery & gift shop in the heart of Whitehead on the Causeway Coastal Route, representing emerging & established artists and crafters from throughout Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland.

  • Ecos Trail Cycling Route
    Ballymena | Cycling

    A rural journey across the Antrim Plateau to the North Channel.

  • Portglenone Cycling Route
    Portglenone | Cycling

    Tranquil rural scenic village to village circular route.

Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus

Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus
Attractions | Carrickfergus

Established in 1182 by the Anglo Norman, John de Courcy, St Nicholas' has many historic features including a medieval porch, the Chichester memorial to Lord Donegall, a skew aisle, wonderful stained glass and a leper window.

Garron Point

Garron Point
Attractions | Carnlough

Garron Point is an outstanding headland on the Causeway Coastal Route offering magnificent views. You can park your car nearby and have a picnic or go on a short walk to the coastline to watch locals sea fishing or view nearby Scotland.

Portmuck Harbour

Portmuck Harbour
Attractions | Islandmagee

Follow the winding road down to reach this hidden gem. With its picture-book perfect stone harbour and tiny beach, Portmuck Harbour is a lovely place to while away the afternoon. See the stunning North Antrim coastline receding into the distance and the marine traffic bound for Belfast port.

There are two walks leading from the car park. One path goes north to Skernaghan Point beside Brown’s Bay and the other leads south, close to the Isle of Muck which is a protected bird sanctuary. Access to the island is prohibited. There is a car park and toilets opposite the beach.

Paddleboarding is regularly on offer here with Islandmagee SUP.

Gleno Waterfall

Gleno Waterfall
Attractions | Gleno

One of our lesser known ‘hidden treasures’, Gleno is a magnificent 30 foot waterfall nestling in The Glens of Antrim and owned by the National Trust.

Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay

Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay
Attractions | Islandmagee

Popular award winning rural beach positioned in a delightful sandy bay, at the northern tip of Islandmagee, just off the Causeway Coastal Route. Perfect for picnics, walking, swimming, windsurfing or just enjoying the great outdoors.

Ballygally Beach

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!

  • Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus
    Attractions | Carrickfergus

    Established in 1182 by the Anglo Norman, John de Courcy, St Nicholas' has many historic features including a medieval porch, the Chichester memorial to Lord Donegall, a skew aisle, wonderful stained glass and a leper window.

  • Garron Point
    Attractions | Carnlough

    Garron Point is an outstanding headland on the Causeway Coastal Route offering magnificent views. You can park your car nearby and have a picnic or go on a short walk to the coastline to watch locals sea fishing or view nearby Scotland.

  • Portmuck Harbour
    Attractions | Islandmagee

    Follow the winding road down to reach this hidden gem. With its picture-book perfect stone harbour and tiny beach, Portmuck Harbour is a lovely place to while away the afternoon. See the stunning North Antrim coastline receding into the distance and the marine traffic bound for Belfast port.

    There are two walks leading from the car park. One path goes north to Skernaghan Point beside Brown’s Bay and the other leads south, close to the Isle of Muck which is a protected bird sanctuary. Access to the island is prohibited. There is a car park and toilets opposite the beach.

    Paddleboarding is regularly on offer here with Islandmagee SUP.

  • Gleno Waterfall
    Attractions | Gleno

    One of our lesser known ‘hidden treasures’, Gleno is a magnificent 30 foot waterfall nestling in The Glens of Antrim and owned by the National Trust.

  • Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay
    Attractions | Islandmagee

    Popular award winning rural beach positioned in a delightful sandy bay, at the northern tip of Islandmagee, just off the Causeway Coastal Route. Perfect for picnics, walking, swimming, windsurfing or just enjoying the great outdoors.

  • 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!