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  • Carrickfergus Castle Visitor Information Centre
    Carrickfergus | Shopping | Visitor Information

    We offer a full range of services, including free maps and information leaflets, bus and rail times.

  • King William Statue
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    Situated overlooking the harbour, the life size bronze statue was commissioned to mark the Tercentenary of his landing in Carrickfergus on 14th June 1690.

  • Saint Nicholas' Church, Carrickfergus
    Attraction | 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.

  • Portglenone Forest
    Attraction | Portglenone | Walking

    Portglenone Forest continues a history of tree cover on this site established since records began. As such, the 26 hectare main area contains extensive colonies of ancient woodland flower species.

  • Carnfunnock Country Park
    Activities | Ballygally and Cairncastle | Family Fun | Gardens

    Packed full of fun family activities and attractions, Carnfunnock Country Park offers over 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens, way-marked walks and spectacular coastline, with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel.

  • Carrickfergus Castle - CLOSED
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    For more than 800 years, Carrickfergus Castle has been an imposing monument on the Northern Ireland landscape whether approached by land, sea or air. The castle now houses historical displays as well as cannons from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

  • Andrew Jackson Cottage and US Rangers Centre
    Attraction | Carrickfergus

    Located less than a mile from the Town Centre, off the Larne Road, the Andrew Jackson Cottage is a traditional thatched Ulster –Scots farmhouse built in 1750s.

  • Browns Bay
    Islandmagee | Walking

    Browns Bay has been awarded the Rural Seaside Beach Award.

  • Slemish Mountain
    Walking | Attraction | Ballymena

    Slemish Mountain is about 1,500 feet above sea level and is located close to Broughshane in County Antrim. It is the legendary home of Saint Patrick and is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. Hike to the top and enjoy fantastic views!

  • The Whitecliff Inn
    Whitehead

    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.

  • The Marine Bar
    Whitehead

    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.

  • The Gobbins Cafe
    Coffee Shops | Islandmagee

    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!

Shambles Workshop

Shambles Workshop
Crafting | Glenarm | Shopping

Shambles Workshop is a unique family owned craft shop in Glenarm Castle estate. From photography to bespoke retro up-cycled items to jewellery, everything is sourced and hand made by them with a number of local artists also displaying their work.

Ulsterwhiskey.com Tours

Ulsterwhiskey.com Tours
Experience | Food and Drink | Tours and Itineraries

Irish Whiskey is the fastest growing drinks market in the world, more and more people are rediscovering this most wonderful of drinks. Join Marty McAuley and be guided through the dynamic and exciting world.

The Byre Shop at Glenarm Castle

The Byre Shop at Glenarm Castle
Glenarm | Shopping

Boutique fashion and gift shop within grounds of Glenarm Castle on the Causeway Coastal Route, featuring a wide range of ladies and gents clothing and accessories plus a selection of beautiful gifts and local craft goods.

Follow Coffee Co

Follow Coffee Co
Ballymena | Food and Drink

Good quality coffee and food in comfortable surroundings within the heart of Ballymena.

Courtyard Coffee House

Courtyard Coffee House
Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

Family owned coffee house within Carrickfergus, set on the Causeway Coastal route priding themselves on home baking all of your favourite pies, bakes, cakes and desserts.

Victoriana Flower School

Victoriana Flower School
Activities | Crafting | Experience | Shopping | Whitehead

Learn the art of flower arranging with exquisite florist Kim Davies at Victoriana Flower School, located just outside Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route. A wide range of courses are available for all levels of participants and interests.

  • Shambles Workshop
    Crafting | Glenarm | Shopping

    Shambles Workshop is a unique family owned craft shop in Glenarm Castle estate. From photography to bespoke retro up-cycled items to jewellery, everything is sourced and hand made by them with a number of local artists also displaying their work.

  • Ulsterwhiskey.com Tours
    Experience | Food and Drink | Tours and Itineraries

    Irish Whiskey is the fastest growing drinks market in the world, more and more people are rediscovering this most wonderful of drinks. Join Marty McAuley and be guided through the dynamic and exciting world.

  • The Byre Shop at Glenarm Castle
    Glenarm | Shopping

    Boutique fashion and gift shop within grounds of Glenarm Castle on the Causeway Coastal Route, featuring a wide range of ladies and gents clothing and accessories plus a selection of beautiful gifts and local craft goods.

  • Follow Coffee Co
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Good quality coffee and food in comfortable surroundings within the heart of Ballymena.

  • Courtyard Coffee House
    Carrickfergus | Food and Drink

    Family owned coffee house within Carrickfergus, set on the Causeway Coastal route priding themselves on home baking all of your favourite pies, bakes, cakes and desserts.

  • Victoriana Flower School
    Activities | Crafting | Experience | Shopping | Whitehead

    Learn the art of flower arranging with exquisite florist Kim Davies at Victoriana Flower School, located just outside Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route. A wide range of courses are available for all levels of participants and interests.