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  • 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
    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 Beach & Ferris Bay
    Islandmagee | Walking

    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.

  • 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!

  • Lighthouse Yarns
    Crafting | Shopping | Whitehead

    Located in delightful Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route, you'll find an emporium of woolly loveliness at Lighthouse Yarns with designer yarns, notions and inspirational patterns for every occasion, as well as textile supplies and crafts.

  • Swifts Forge
    Crafting | Experience | Islandmagee

    Swifts Forge in Islandmagee offers a range of blacksmithing classes to create something special, with different courses running from 2 hour evening classes to full day classes. Imagine making your own knife, garden items or even fire accessories!

  • Bowcrafty
    Martinstown | Crafting | Experience

    BowCrafty near Martinstown offers fun and educational two day classes in the art of bow making - through traditional techniques you can learn the skills required to craft your very own bow.

The Vintage Time Travellers

The Vintage Time Travellers
Shopping | Whitehead

Quirky and unique vintage shop stocking an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, collectibles & wonderfully nostalgic decorative items in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route.

Rae's Slemish Tours

Rae's Slemish Tours
Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane

Rae’s Slemish Tours offers small group experiences to explore the Braid Valley countryside in County Antrim. These unforgettable tours take you off the beaten track to explore laneways and tracks unique to this idyllic landscape.

McKendry's Lounge & Bar

McKendry's Lounge & Bar
Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

Located in the heart of Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, McKendry’s Lounge & Bar offers the warm ambience and atmosphere of an eclectic Irish pub.

The Red Brick Coffee House

The Red Brick Coffee House
Broughshane | Food and Drink

Located at the entrance to Raceview Mill in Broughshane, The Red brick is a destination country coffee shop, offering fresh food and a warm welcome.

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 Vintage Time Travellers
    Shopping | Whitehead

    Quirky and unique vintage shop stocking an eclectic mix of vintage furniture, collectibles & wonderfully nostalgic decorative items in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead, on the Causeway Coastal route.

  • Rae's Slemish Tours
    Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane

    Rae’s Slemish Tours offers small group experiences to explore the Braid Valley countryside in County Antrim. These unforgettable tours take you off the beaten track to explore laneways and tracks unique to this idyllic landscape.

  • McKendry's Lounge & Bar
    Galgorm & Cullybackey | Food and Drink

    Located in the heart of Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, McKendry’s Lounge & Bar offers the warm ambience and atmosphere of an eclectic Irish pub.

  • The Red Brick Coffee House
    Broughshane | Food and Drink

    Located at the entrance to Raceview Mill in Broughshane, The Red brick is a destination country coffee shop, offering fresh food and a warm welcome.

  • 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.