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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
    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!

Ability Cafe @ ECOS

Ability Cafe @ ECOS
Ballymena | Food and Drink

Ability Café is a Social Enterprise Café, located in the Ecos Park, Ballymena. Head along and enjoy a walk and nature at its best before enjoying some well deserved, tasty refreshments.

Slemish Farm Tours

Slemish Farm Tours
Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane | Experience

Discover our Ulster farming heritage in the Braid Valley, nestled near Slemish Mountain in County Antrim. Experience the smell of home baking on a farmhouse griddle, with the opportunity to watch or traditionally bake on a charming AGA stove.

Carmel’s Chocolate Creations

Carmel’s Chocolate Creations
Cookery Schools | Experience | Whitehead

Carmel’s offers exclusive chocolatiering experiences, in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route with classes to suit all ages.

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.

  • Ability Cafe @ ECOS
    Ballymena | Food and Drink

    Ability Café is a Social Enterprise Café, located in the Ecos Park, Ballymena. Head along and enjoy a walk and nature at its best before enjoying some well deserved, tasty refreshments.

  • Slemish Farm Tours
    Guided Food Tours | Tours and Itineraries | Broughshane | Experience

    Discover our Ulster farming heritage in the Braid Valley, nestled near Slemish Mountain in County Antrim. Experience the smell of home baking on a farmhouse griddle, with the opportunity to watch or traditionally bake on a charming AGA stove.

  • Carmel’s Chocolate Creations
    Cookery Schools | Experience | Whitehead

    Carmel’s offers exclusive chocolatiering experiences, in the heart of the Victorian town of Whitehead on the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route with classes to suit all ages.

  • 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.