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  • 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
    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.

  • Midtown Makers Studio Craft Workshops
    Ballymena | Crafting

    Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena offering regular crafting experiences and workshops with skilled local crafters.

  • Midtown Makers Studio and Shop
    Ballymena | Shopping

    Midtown Makers Studio and Shop, is one of Northern Ireland's foremost handmade craft and gift shops, located on Church Street in Ballymena with over 70 individual artists and craft makers selling their unique and often bespoke products.

  • The Front Page Bar
    Ballymena | Entertainment

    A “traditional-meets-modern” award winning and innovative pub in the centre of Ballymena, which offers a friendly welcome and has established itself as a popular drinks and entertainment venue with celebrities, locals and visitors of all ages.

  • The Nest
    Broughshane | Shopping

    A unique, welcoming, quirky and independent interior and giftware emporium located in the listed Old Police Station within the multi award winning village of Broughshane.

  • Winnies 1975
    Broughshane

    Winnies 1975 is a quaint café and gift shop set in the heart of Broughshane, which was crowned UK Village of the Year 2018.

  • Ann's Pantry of Larne
    Larne

    Multi - award winning family run bakery with quaint café set in the heart of Larne town centre, on the Causeway Coastal route. Producers of a delicious range of baked goods, preserving the rich heritage of Northern Irish baking.

  • Edwardian Tea Room at Whitehead Railway Museum
    Whitehead

    The quaint and cosy Edwardian Tea Room is located in the Station Building of Whitehead Railway Museum in the heart of Whitehead and is the perfect place to refuel.

  • Natasha Swan Ceramics - Studio and Workshops
    Crafting | Islandmagee

    Natasha Swan Ceramics is situated in the scenic Islandmagee, her handmade porcelain tableware reflects the beauty of landscape through abstract illustrations. Alongside making, Natasha also delivers workshops for beginners as an introduction to clay.

  • Gin Tasting experience at Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort
    Food Demonstrations | Galgorm & Cullybackey

    Unique daily gin tasting experience at Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort, near Ballymena as they showcase a hand selected gin every evening in the surroundings of The Gin Library, winner of Best Bar in Connacht/Ulster at the Sky Bar of the Year awards.

  • The Creamery Can
    Glarryford | Food and Drink

    The Creamery Can, is located in Glarryford, en-route from Ballymena to the Causeway and is a quaint stone barn café, celebrating artisan food, local produce and local community with fresh home cooked goodness served daily.

Broughshane Waterfowl Park

Broughshane Waterfowl Park
Attraction | Broughshane | Family Fun

Special waterfowl pond and woodland in Broughshane, run by volunteers with lots of wildlife and outdoor fun for all the family. It's quite unique, being one of only two places in the world where all seven species of swan can be found.

Larne Town Parks

Larne Town Parks
Attraction | Family Fun | Larne | Walking

Town Park and Chaine Park are delightful parks located on the Causeway Coastal route in Larne offering dramatic coastal views out to Scotland, pleasurable walks, unique heritage features and entertainment for all the family.

Ballymena's People’s Park

Ballymena's People’s Park
Attraction | Ballymena | Family Fun | Walking

45-acre urban park in the heart of Ballymena with something to do for all the family - you can check out the lake full of ducks, modern playground, urban art, sports facilities, delightful flowers and onsite community initiatives.

Carrickfergus Marine Gardens & Promenade

Carrickfergus Marine Gardens & Promenade
Attraction | Carrickfergus | Family Fun | Walking

Beautiful parkland on the waterfront of Carrickfergus within sight of the Castle featuring a maritime themed children's playground, special memorial area, gardens and picnic area.

World of Wonder

World of Wonder
Carrickfergus | Family Fun

One of Northern Ireland's biggest and most modern indoor play centres located in Carrickfergus, giving you all the space you need for hours of family fun, whatever the weather.

Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant

Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
Food and Drink | Whitehead

Situated on Muldersleigh Hill, on the outskirts of Whitehead, Whitehead Golf Club restaurant offers unrivalled views and a wide range of delicious dishes. Open to non-members.

  • Broughshane Waterfowl Park
    Attraction | Broughshane | Family Fun

    Special waterfowl pond and woodland in Broughshane, run by volunteers with lots of wildlife and outdoor fun for all the family. It's quite unique, being one of only two places in the world where all seven species of swan can be found.

  • Larne Town Parks
    Attraction | Family Fun | Larne | Walking

    Town Park and Chaine Park are delightful parks located on the Causeway Coastal route in Larne offering dramatic coastal views out to Scotland, pleasurable walks, unique heritage features and entertainment for all the family.

  • Ballymena's People’s Park
    Attraction | Ballymena | Family Fun | Walking

    45-acre urban park in the heart of Ballymena with something to do for all the family - you can check out the lake full of ducks, modern playground, urban art, sports facilities, delightful flowers and onsite community initiatives.

  • Carrickfergus Marine Gardens & Promenade
    Attraction | Carrickfergus | Family Fun | Walking

    Beautiful parkland on the waterfront of Carrickfergus within sight of the Castle featuring a maritime themed children's playground, special memorial area, gardens and picnic area.

  • World of Wonder
    Carrickfergus | Family Fun

    One of Northern Ireland's biggest and most modern indoor play centres located in Carrickfergus, giving you all the space you need for hours of family fun, whatever the weather.

  • Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
    Food and Drink | Whitehead

    Situated on Muldersleigh Hill, on the outskirts of Whitehead, Whitehead Golf Club restaurant offers unrivalled views and a wide range of delicious dishes. Open to non-members.