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  • Gobbins Studio Économusée - Audrey Kyle Art
    Crafting | Experience | Islandmagee

    Artist Audrey Kyle works from a converted barn called Gobbins Studio Économusée, nestled on top of the Gobbins Cliffs on a working family farm. She displays her original unique watercolour paintings and runs watercolour experience workshops.

  • The Dairy
    Gleno

    Rustic style café, butchers and farm shop set in the heart of the Gleno valley, within a few minutes walk of Gleno waterfall and an easy drive from Larne or Carrickfergus with a delicious menu and large range of local produce for sale.

  • The Countryman Bar & Restaurant
    Ballymena

    This country bar and restaurant has a reputation for great food, friendly service and a charming Irish atmosphere. The Countryman is one of Ballymena’s favourite places to eat or enjoy a drink with friends and family.

  • Origin Nightclub
    Ballymena | Musical Entertainment

    This nightclub is the centrepiece of Ballymena’s weekend nightlife.

  • The Smoking Monkey Cocktail & Sports Bar
    Ballymena | Musical Entertainment

    Ballymena's newest cocktail and sports bar, The Smoking Monkey, is a space like no other in the heart of this bustling market shopping town.

  • The Bank House Whitehead
    Food and Drink | Food retailer | Whitehead
    The Bank House café, shop and deli is a lively, warm, inviting destination, specialising in good, quality, local food, crafts, art, live music and craic. Find this hidden gem in the centre of Whitehead, on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route.
  • Ebb & Flow Gifts Crafts Arts
    Carnlough | Experience | Shopping

    Crafts and gifts mainly from local makers also open soap making workshop. Making soap approx 2-3 times per week. Focus on natural products

  • Afternoon Teas | Whitehead

    Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the Art Nouveau building with its original stained glass windows intact. The ethos of the café is about real food made on the premises with local seasonal produce from ethical sources.

  • Lead the Way Tour
    Carrickfergus | Tours and Itineraries
    Guided Walking Tour of Carrickfergus, focusing on the town’s activities during WWII. Discover what goods local factories manufactured for the War Effort, visit the location where the US Rangers were formed, and follow one particular Ranger's journey.
  • Gobbins Crafts - Jewellery Making Classes
    Crafting | Islandmagee

    Gobbins Crafts Workshop in Islandmagee offers evening and weekend classes in jewellery making. Create a unique piece of silver jewellery to remember your visit to Northern Ireland or to mark an important life event.

  • Tullyglass Hotel Dining Experience
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    AtTullyglass Hotel we offer our guests both informal and formal dining options throughout the day. From early morning coffee with freshly baked scones, to a gourmet dining experience, all of our food is prepared, using locally sourced produce.

  • Carnlough Bay Boat Tours
    Carnlough | Experience
    Memorable, invigorating boat trip in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Passengers have the chance to spot an array of marine life including dolphins, seals, porpoises and various seabirds.

Jacobean Knot Garden

Jacobean Knot Garden
Carrickfergus | Gardens

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

Steam Trains Ireland

Steam Trains Ireland
Attraction | Whitehead
The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.

Larne Museum & Arts Centre

Larne Museum & Arts Centre
Attraction | 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.

Glenarm Castle

Glenarm Castle
Attraction | Glenarm
There has been a castle at Glenarm since the days of John Bisset, who was expelled from Scotland in 1242 for murdering a rival during a tournament. Family seat of the Earls of Antrim, the orginal castle is still standing at Dunluce near Portrush.

Carrickfergus Museum

Carrickfergus Museum
Attraction | 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.

Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre

Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre
Attraction | Food Demonstrations | Galgorm & Cullybackey

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

  • Jacobean Knot Garden
    Carrickfergus | Gardens

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

  • Steam Trains Ireland
    Attraction | Whitehead
    The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.
  • Larne Museum & Arts Centre
    Attraction | 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.
  • Glenarm Castle
    Attraction | Glenarm
    There has been a castle at Glenarm since the days of John Bisset, who was expelled from Scotland in 1242 for murdering a rival during a tournament. Family seat of the Earls of Antrim, the orginal castle is still standing at Dunluce near Portrush.
  • Carrickfergus Museum
    Attraction | 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.

  • Arthur Cottage and Interpretative Centre
    Attraction | Food Demonstrations | Galgorm & Cullybackey

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