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  • Gracehill Moravian Village - Museum & Walking Tours
    Attraction | Experience | Gracehill

    Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian village near Ballymena with its own dedicated museum and fascinating Moravian settlement.

  • Kilcreggan Urban Farm
    Activities | Attraction | Carrickfergus | Family Fun

    LOur Urban Farm and Garden Centre at Kilcreggan Homes is a free popular attraction to local families and visitors. Visitors can handle and feed a variety of animals, enjoy our picnic areas, explore the bug hut and play area and relax in our café.

  • Garron Point
    Activities | Carnlough | Walking

    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.

  • Larne's Jurassic Coastline - Waterloo Bay
    Attraction | Larne

    Explore Waterloo Bay in Larne, the most accessible locality for fossil hunting and geological interest anywhere on the island of Ireland.

  • The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
    Attraction | Carnlough

    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 Harbour
    Attraction | Carnlough | Game of Thrones

    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.

  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Attraction | Whitehead

    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.

  • Glenarm Visitor Information Point
    Glenarm | Shopping | Visitor Information

    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
    Activities | Attraction | Islandmagee

    On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It completely engulfs you: from the all-enveloping Irish Sea winds and the dolphins dancing off the coastline.

  • Kilcoan Gardens
    Attraction | Crafting | Experience | Gardens | Islandmagee

    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.

  • Olderfleet Castle
    Attraction | Larne

    The ruins of Olderfleet Castle stand on the Curran Point facing Larne Lough. It is suggested that it was built by a Scottish family called Bissett of Glenarm circa 1250, others say it was built by the Vikings some 300 years earlier.

  • Larne Promenade
    Attraction | Larne | Walking

    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.

Curran Court Hotel Restaurant

Curran Court Hotel Restaurant
Larne | Food and Drink

The restaurant at the 4 Star Curran Court Hotel is locally renowned for its well selected menu, home cooking and friendly professional staff.

The array of dishes on offer include snacks, Traditional Roast Dinners and classics with a Modern Twist.

Toast

Toast
Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

“Toast” stands for Totally Original And Seriously Tasty and is a delightful café in the heart of Cullybackey, not far from historic Arthur Cottage, offering a range of delicious meals throughout the day.

The Glencloy Inn

The Glencloy Inn
Carnlough | Food and Drink

Historic family owned, traditional Irish bar and restaurant located in the picturesque village of Carnlough, offering great food, drink and hospitality on the Causeway Coastal Route.

Ecos Centre Nature Park

Ecos Centre Nature Park
Walking | Attraction | Ballymena

Ecos Nature Park is an oasis of wildlife, close to the heart of Ballymena town with 8 kilometres of flat footpaths leading visitors around 220 acres of parkland that includes maturing woodland, peaceful lake and ponds, grazed meadows and hay meadows.

The Glensway Tavern

The Glensway Tavern
Martinstown | Food and Drink

Located in the Glens of Antrim, the Glensway Tavern is an attractive 74 seater restaurant, lounge bar and traditional Irish bar with live music at the weekends and quality fresh produce on the menu, complemented by local beers and whiskeys.

The Secret Bookshelf

The Secret Bookshelf
Shopping | Carrickfergus

Gift, collectible, bargain and kids’ bookstore hidden in the delightful Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus. Also selling book accessories, cards, gifts and prints. Writing classes and groups also supported. Regular author and shop events.

  • Curran Court Hotel Restaurant
    Larne | Food and Drink

    The restaurant at the 4 Star Curran Court Hotel is locally renowned for its well selected menu, home cooking and friendly professional staff.

    The array of dishes on offer include snacks, Traditional Roast Dinners and classics with a Modern Twist.

  • Toast
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    “Toast” stands for Totally Original And Seriously Tasty and is a delightful café in the heart of Cullybackey, not far from historic Arthur Cottage, offering a range of delicious meals throughout the day.

  • The Glencloy Inn
    Carnlough | Food and Drink

    Historic family owned, traditional Irish bar and restaurant located in the picturesque village of Carnlough, offering great food, drink and hospitality on the Causeway Coastal Route.

  • Ecos Centre Nature Park
    Walking | Attraction | Ballymena

    Ecos Nature Park is an oasis of wildlife, close to the heart of Ballymena town with 8 kilometres of flat footpaths leading visitors around 220 acres of parkland that includes maturing woodland, peaceful lake and ponds, grazed meadows and hay meadows.

  • The Glensway Tavern
    Martinstown | Food and Drink

    Located in the Glens of Antrim, the Glensway Tavern is an attractive 74 seater restaurant, lounge bar and traditional Irish bar with live music at the weekends and quality fresh produce on the menu, complemented by local beers and whiskeys.

  • The Secret Bookshelf
    Shopping | Carrickfergus

    Gift, collectible, bargain and kids’ bookstore hidden in the delightful Courtyard complex in Carrickfergus. Also selling book accessories, cards, gifts and prints. Writing classes and groups also supported. Regular author and shop events.