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  1. Carrickfergus

    Address

    Market Place, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7AW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 0061

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    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.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  2. Planted border beside paving area with Carrickfergus Clock Tower to rear
    Churchill Tank at Marine Gardens in Carrickfergus
    Planted border beside paving area with Carrickfergus Clock Tower to rear
    Churchill Tank at Marine Gardens in Carrickfergus

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7DN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8232

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    Beautiful parkland on the waterfront of Carrickfergus within sight of the Castle featuring a children's playground (currently closed for refurbishment), special memorial area, gardens and picnic area.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. image of 3  paddleboarders kneeling on boards in water in front of Carrickfergus Castle.
    image of 3  paddleboarders kneeling on boards in water in front of Carrickfergus Castle.

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    3 Quayside, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7428 771 991

    Type

    Type:

    Water Sports

    Learn stand up paddle boarding in the picturesque old harbour at Carrickfergus Castle, on the main Causeway Coastal route with the castle as your impressive backdrop.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  4. Red vintage pull along fire carriage branded Carrickfergus Fire Brigade
    Display case with costumes in Carrickfergus Museum
    Display case with armour at Carrickfergus Museum
    Carrickfergus Museum Play Zone - computer and wooden castle
    Inside play castle with dress up and games at Carrickfergus Museum Play Zone
    Red vintage pull along fire carriage branded Carrickfergus Fire Brigade
    Display case with costumes in Carrickfergus Museum
    Display case with armour at Carrickfergus Museum
    Carrickfergus Museum Play Zone - computer and wooden castle
    Inside play castle with dress up and games at Carrickfergus Museum Play Zone

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Museum & Civic Centre, 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7DG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8241

    Price

    Free

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area, with artefacts of treasure excavated in Carrickfergus. There are multi-media and audio-visual presentations.

    Price

    Free
  5. Carrickfergus

    Address

    Oakfield Drive, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7BY

    Type

    Type:

    Walking & Hiking

    A charming wooded glen and recently planted woodland

  6. open seas sailing
    Couple sailing into the sunshine
    Coffee date onboard sailboat
    ready for party on a sailing boat
    Blackhead lighthouse
    Rathlin harbour
    open seas sailing
    Couple sailing into the sunshine
    Coffee date onboard sailboat
    ready for party on a sailing boat
    Blackhead lighthouse
    Rathlin harbour

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Carrickfergus Marina, 3 Quayside, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7852151378

    Type

    Type:

    Adventure Watersports

    Depart Carrickfergus & enjoy sailing a modern, luxury yacht; be as active or leisurely as you want. Harness wind power to get close to nature, discover hidden talents, work as a team or choose to just relax and enjoy the coastal scenery.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. Carrickfergus

    Address

    Unit 8a The Courtyard, 38 Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7DP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7810 647 084

    Type

    Type:

    Bookseller & Stationers

    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.

  8. Logo showing tower shape with words Carrick's Hidden Tower House - Dobbins Inn
    Room set up for Dobbins dining experiece as part of Dobbins Dander and Dine with seats and long tables in front of a large fireplace.
    Interpretation panels on wall relating to Dobbins history in Carrickfergus
    Logo showing tower shape with words Carrick's Hidden Tower House - Dobbins Inn
    Room set up for Dobbins dining experiece as part of Dobbins Dander and Dine with seats and long tables in front of a large fireplace.
    Interpretation panels on wall relating to Dobbins history in Carrickfergus

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Dobbins Inn Hotel, 6-8 High Street, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7AF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 1905

    Price

    Price £30.00 Activity

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Discover Carrickfergus' history through a walking tour and medieval food experience at Carrick's Hidden Tower House, Dobbins Inn.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2024to31 Oct 2024

    Price

    Price £30.00 Activity
  9. Carrickfergus

    Address

    3 Quayside, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 6666

    Type

    Type:

    Marinas

    Carrickfergus' world class 300 berth marina, with excellent private and public amenities, conference facilities, and local information point. Home to many local boats and choice destination for many foreign visitors, all welcomed by friendly staff.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. Carrickfergus

    Address

    Joymount, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7DN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    Home of Sir Arthur Chichester this delightful recreated Knot Garden is located close ot the Town Wall at Joymount.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  11. Carrickfergus

    Address

    100 Woodburn Road, West Division, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 9AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 7899

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    Belfast City tours of the Titanic centre Peace wall, Queens, Albert clock, Stormont and Carrickfergus Castle. Also indulge yourself in a full 8hr day of the North coast of Antrim and see Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.

  12. Carrickfergus

    Address

    Elizabeth Avenue, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7UY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 4294

    Type

    Type:

    Open Farm

    Our 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.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  13. Greenisland

    Address

    Monument Road, Greenisland, County Antrim, BT38 8QG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    County Antrim War Memorial erected and dedicated to the fallen from the County of Antrim who fell during the Great World War (1914-1918) and the Second World War (1939-1945), dramatically overlooking Belfast Lough and surrounding countryside.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Whitehead promenade with coloured houses and old outdoor swimming pool
    Coloured houses on Whitehead Promenade
    Whitehead promenade with coloured houses and old outdoor swimming pool
    Coloured houses on Whitehead Promenade

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Carrickfergus Visitor Information Centre, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7BG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route - Short (<5 miles)

    Whitehead is a Victorian seaside town five miles north of Carrickfergus with commanding views across the mouth of Belfast Lough and the Irish Sea.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  15. Carrickfergus Castle with King William statue
    Stature of King William positioned in sight of Carrickfergus Castle wall
    Carrickfergus Castle with King William statue
    Stature of King William positioned in sight of Carrickfergus Castle wall

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Castle Green, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7BG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Visit the King William III Statue, a bronze figure near Carrickfergus Castle on Castle Green. Commemorating his 1690 arrival, it stands overlooking the harbour, a vivid testament to Carrickfergus' rich history.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  16. A woman and child having a pretend sword fight in the room at the top of the castle keep with the sun beaming through the window behind.
    A woman and child having a pretend sword fight in the room at the top of the castle keep with the sun beaming through the window behind.

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7BG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 1273

    Price

    Price £6.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Castle / Fort

    For more than 800 years, Carrickfergus Castle has been an imposing monument on the Northern Irish 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.

    Price

    Price £6.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  17. Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Seal at Gobbins
    Blacks Cave at Gobbins
    Blackhead Lighthouse
    RHIB Endurance
    Caves at Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Gobbins
    Seal at Gobbins
    Blacks Cave at Gobbins
    Blackhead Lighthouse
    RHIB Endurance
    Caves at Gobbins

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Quayside, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7845 370231

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Tours

    Create life-long memories and discover hidden gems along the coast, cruising from Carrickfergus Castle all the way to the Gobbins. A bespoke private charter tour immersing you into stunning coastal scenery, history and nature, for a truly authentic…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  18. Carrickfergus

    Address

    4 Governors Place, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7BN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 5464

    Type

    Type:

    Shoes

    One of Northern Ireland's only remaining shoemakers & leading retailer of men's & women's luxury footwear. Robinson's Shoes was established in the heart of Northern Ireland's most historic town, Carrickfergus. Now also in Queen's Arcade, Belfast.

  19. Carrickfergus

    Address

    35 North Road, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8LP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 3713

    Type

    Type:

    Parkland Golf Course

    With its imaginative use of water and sand the par of 68 is not matched that easily. The course offers a interesting mix of testing and approachable holes.

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Restaurant on site
  20. A group of visitors listening to the tour guide inside Andrew Jackson Cottage standing by the fire.
    Two visitors holding items inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage
    Tour guide standing talking to a group of visitors in the garden outside the US Rangers Museum.
    Tour guide talking beside interpretive panels inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage.
    Group of visitors smiling at something the tour guide is saying inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage
    Tour guide standing outside the Andrew Jackson Cottage showing a group of visitors the thatch on the roof.
    Group of visitors listening to tour guide inside US Rangers Museum.
    Group of visitors looking at interpretive signage with tour guide in US Rangers Museum.
    3 men dressed in military gear outside US Rangers Museum
    Soldiers uniforms inside US Rangers Centre
    A group of visitors listening to the tour guide inside Andrew Jackson Cottage standing by the fire.
    Two visitors holding items inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage
    Tour guide standing talking to a group of visitors in the garden outside the US Rangers Museum.
    Tour guide talking beside interpretive panels inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage.
    Group of visitors smiling at something the tour guide is saying inside the Andrew Jackson Cottage
    Tour guide standing outside the Andrew Jackson Cottage showing a group of visitors the thatch on the roof.
    Group of visitors listening to tour guide inside US Rangers Museum.
    Group of visitors looking at interpretive signage with tour guide in US Rangers Museum.
    3 men dressed in military gear outside US Rangers Museum
    Soldiers uniforms inside US Rangers Centre

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    2 Boneybefore, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7EQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Price

    Free

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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