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  • Templecorran Church graveyard
    Attraction | Ballycarry

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

  • Broughshane Waterfowl Park
    Attraction | Broughshane | Family Fun

    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.

  • Larne Town Parks
    Attraction | Family Fun | Larne | Walking

    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.

  • Ballymena's People’s Park
    Attraction | Ballymena | Family Fun | Walking

    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.

  • Carrickfergus Marine Gardens & Promenade
    Attraction | Carrickfergus | Family Fun | Walking

    Beautiful parkland on the waterfront of Carrickfergus within sight of the Castle featuring a maritime themed children's playground, special memorial area, gardens and picnic area.

  • 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.

  • Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    This traditional Georgian hotel in Carnlough, located midway between Belfast and The Giant’s Causeway, offers elegant dining in the Frances Anne and Tapestry Room restaurant or casual dining in the cosy Coach House Bistro and Arkle Bar.

Josper’s Restaurant, Belfast Loughshore Hotel

Josper’s Restaurant, Belfast Loughshore Hotel
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

Treat yourself to an impressive range of delicious, freshly prepared food served by our friendly and dedicated staff. Whether a hearty breakfast, light lunch or a delicious evening meal, our warm welcome will ensure you return time after time.

The Lighthouse Bistro

The Lighthouse Bistro
Food and Drink | Whitehead

Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle.
Themed Tasting Menus (such as Game of Thrones®) and Tapas available.

Fratelli

Fratelli
Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

Fratelli Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar oozes rustic Italian charm with a contemporary edge, welcoming guests into a family-friendly, informal environment where the focus is on simple yet quality cookery and a warm welcome.

Nix

Nix
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

This small but cosy Cafe/bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Friday-Saturday) and does take-away food as well. For lunch, soups salads and irresistible cakes are on the menu. Nix is a modern and fresh place to eat, drink and socialise.

Ownies Bar and Bistro

Ownies Bar and Bistro
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

Ownies Bar and Bistro is one of Irelands finest Gastro Pubs, it offers the highest standards of service and food and drink while maintaining the warm atmosphere of an Irish Pub. It is famous for its seafood chowder and its home made Deserts.

Glass House Bistro

Glass House Bistro
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

Glass House Bistro of Carrickferugs is based in the Museum and Civic Centre. Food Standard Agency 5 star. Irish cuisine. Outside catering.

  • Josper’s Restaurant, Belfast Loughshore Hotel
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Treat yourself to an impressive range of delicious, freshly prepared food served by our friendly and dedicated staff. Whether a hearty breakfast, light lunch or a delicious evening meal, our warm welcome will ensure you return time after time.

  • The Lighthouse Bistro
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle.
    Themed Tasting Menus (such as Game of Thrones®) and Tapas available.

  • Fratelli
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Fratelli Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar oozes rustic Italian charm with a contemporary edge, welcoming guests into a family-friendly, informal environment where the focus is on simple yet quality cookery and a warm welcome.

  • Nix
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    This small but cosy Cafe/bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Friday-Saturday) and does take-away food as well. For lunch, soups salads and irresistible cakes are on the menu. Nix is a modern and fresh place to eat, drink and socialise.

  • Ownies Bar and Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Ownies Bar and Bistro is one of Irelands finest Gastro Pubs, it offers the highest standards of service and food and drink while maintaining the warm atmosphere of an Irish Pub. It is famous for its seafood chowder and its home made Deserts.

  • Glass House Bistro
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Glass House Bistro of Carrickferugs is based in the Museum and Civic Centre. Food Standard Agency 5 star. Irish cuisine. Outside catering.