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  1. Rustic style bistro, butchers and farm shop set in the heart of the Gleno valley, within a few minutes walk of Gleno waterfall and an easy drive from Larne or Carrickfergus with a delicious menu and large range of local produce for sale.
    1. Exterior entrance  of Lighthouse Yarns shop
      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.
      1. Choose your whiskey flight, then immerse yourself in the stories soaked into the walls around you. From aristocrats and Prime Ministers, to the amazing racehorse Arkle, share the flavours of the past and feel their warmth as you sip and savour specially created Bushmills Whiskey Flights paired with local delicacies and sharing platters. The Arkle Whiskey Bar in the Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough, is named after the legendary 1960’s steeplechaser. This family run bar is steeped in history and heritage and is the perfect place to share a dram, good conversation with the locals and soak up the spirit of the land and people that make this place so unique. Book one of our special whiskey flight experiences with tales of Arkle & Aristocrats
      2. A family of four standing on the platform talking to the driver of a blue steam train
        The new Whitehead Railway Museum will take visitors on a journey through time, see our large stock fully restored heritage Irish railway steam and diesel locomotives, vintage carriages coupled with state of the art interactive touch displays.
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      3. Local seafood, cheese, coffee and everything else made from scratch are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle. Beside the sea with summer promenade seating.
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      4. Carnlough's sheltered historic harbour, with small fishing boats, is the focal point of this picturesque village, located on the Causeway Coastal Route. It's a well known Game of Thrones® film location, recognisable as the Free City of Braavos Canal.
        Things to see & do near Gleno Waterfall

        Highlights

        Layde Walk
        LocationGlenarm

        A short walk through the streets of Glenarm village.

        Antrim Hills Way
        LocationGlenarm

        Across scenic hill-tops

        Planted border beside paving area with Carrickfergus Clock Tower to rear
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Beautiful parkland on the waterfront of Carrickfergus within sight of the Castle featuring a…

        Group of friends trying out paddle boarding in the open water with Blackhead Lighthouse in background
        LocationIslandmagee

        Experience Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) on the beautiful coastline of Islandmagee and Whitehead.…

        E-Bike Hire (Whitehead)
        LocationWhitehead

        Explore the spectacular coastal scenery of Whitehead and Islandmagee by e-bike. Take a spin around…

        Skernaghan Point
        LocationIslandmagee

        This is a path that goes over a variety of uneven terrain including a grassy field and a rocky…

        Hall filled with crafters and people undertaking activities
        LocationWhitehead

        Embark on a creative adventure at the Whitehead Community Centre's Crafters' Market, a highlight of…

        Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
        LocationCarnlough

        Hop aboard the Causeway Fisher and enjoy a 3 hour fishing trip out of Carnlough or Glenarm (subject…

        Whitehead Golf Club
        LocationWhitehead

        The club boasts a challenging but fair 18 hole course coupled with excellent clubhouse facilities.…

        The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall
        LocationCarnlough

        Learn all about the development of Carnlough through the centuries, including its unique industrial…

        Victoriana Flower School
        LocationLarne

        Learn the art of flower arranging with exquisite florist Kim Davies at Victoriana Flower School,…

        Greenisland Golf Club
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Greenisland is a challenging 9 hole mature parkland golf course situated under the imposing…

        Carrickfergus Castle with King William statue
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Visit the King William III Statue, a bronze figure near Carrickfergus Castle on Castle Green.…

        Jacobean Knot Garden
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Home of Sir Arthur Chichester this delightful recreated Knot Garden is located close ot the Town…

        Gobbins
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Create life-long memories and discover hidden gems along the coast, cruising from Carrickfergus…

        Blackhead Lighthouse & Coastal Path
        LocationWhitehead

        A short and delightful circular walk from the picturesque seaside town of Whitehead, around the…

        Aerial view of Glenarm Castle & Gardens with the ocean beyond.
        LocationGlenarm

        Crowned "Historic Houses 2023 Garden of the Year", Glenarm Castle and its walled gardens are a true…

        Carnlough Harbour
        LocationCarnlough

        Carnlough's sheltered historic harbour, with small fishing boats, is the focal point of this…

        Saint Nicholas' Church
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Established in 1182 by the Anglo Norman, John de Courcy, St Nicholas' has many historic features…

        Straidkilly Walk
        LocationCarnlough

        Mainly a hazel woodland walk, with areas of grassy clearings full of meadow flowers, best seen in…

        Image of colourful tulips with details of event at Glenarm Castle 2024 Tulip Festival
        LocationGlenarm

        The 2024 Tulip Festival at Glenarm Castle promises three days of family fun with vibrant tulip…

        A group of visitors listening to the tour guide inside Andrew Jackson Cottage standing by the fire.
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Located less than a mile from the Town Centre, off the Larne Road, the Andrew Jackson Cottage is a…

        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.
        LocationCarrickfergus

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

        Notice with food illustrations stating Food & Folk Fest Whitehead
        LocationWhitehead

        Join us for a day of family fun, food, and entertainment at the Whitehead Food & Folk Fest along…

        Places to eat & drink near Gleno Waterfall

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        The Whitecliff Inn
        LocationWhitehead

        A traditional pub and popular modern music venue in the coastal town of Whitehead, offering a…

        Josh Macs restaurant exterior with sign, large windows and door entrance,
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Josh Mac’s in Carrickfergus boasts diverse menus featuring flame-grilled burgers, slow-roasted…

        Grey exterior building of ETC Carrickfergus with entrance door and full windows plus outside seating area showing silver tables and chairs plus fake h
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Espresso at ETC in Carrickfergus is the ultimate destination for coffee, gifts, and culinary…

        Landings Restaurant @ Dobbins
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Dobbins Inn, with its unique 800 year history is located in the heart of Carrickfergus on the High…

        Coastal Coffee
        LocationWhitehead

        Coastal Coffee is a friendly café based near the railway station in Whitehead and renowned for…

        Front view of Brewers Fayre building in Carrickfergus with conservatory
        LocationCarrickfergus

        The Harbour Brewers Fayre is the perfect place to stop in for some tasty pub classics and drinks…

        Ownies Bar and Bistro
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Ownies Bar and Bistro is one of Irelands finest Gastro Pubs, it offers the highest standards of…

        Castello Italia
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Italian restaurant, coffee shop and gelato emporium in Carrickfergus, ideally positioned on the…

        Seating area within The Glasshouse Bistro in Carrickfergus Civic Centre
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Discover The Glasshouse Bistro in Carrickfergus, located in the Museum and Civic Centre. Unwind at…

        The Lighthouse Bistro
        LocationWhitehead

        Local seafood, cheese, coffee and everything else made from scratch are available at this coastal…

        Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
        LocationWhitehead

        Situated on Muldersleigh Hill, on the outskirts of Whitehead, Whitehead Golf Club restaurant offers…

        Front entrance of the Wind Rose Bar and Bistro
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Discover the ultimate waterfront experience at The Windrose in Carrickfergus. Enjoy stunning views…

        Brand image for Frances Anne Vane afternoon tea - features wording around a sculptured ladies head
        LocationCarnlough

        Immerse yourself in the luxurious life of Frances Anne Vane, Marchioness of Londonderry with a…

        Front view of the entrance to Street Hawker restaurant
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Experience Street Hawker Carrickfergus, a top street food destination near Carrickfergus Castle.…

        Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
        LocationCarnlough

        This traditional Georgian hotel in Carnlough, located midway between Belfast and The Giant’s…

        Exterior of the Whistle Stop cafe building painted grey and black with large signage
        LocationWhitehead

        Embark on a culinary journey at The Whistle Stop Cafe, close to Whitehead Railway Station on the…

        The Glencloy Inn
        LocationCarnlough

        Historic family owned, traditional Irish bar and restaurant located in the picturesque village of…

        Twilight Coffee
        LocationCarnlough

        Independent coffee shop serving specialty coffee, teas and locally baked treats. Located directly…

        The Marine Bar
        LocationWhitehead

        A hidden cosy pub, located near the Whitehead promenade and train station on the Causeway Coastal…

        Arkle Whiskey Bar
        LocationCarnlough

        Choose your whiskey flight, then immerse yourself in the stories soaked into the walls around you.…

        The Gobbins Cafe
        LocationIslandmagee

        Set in the heart of Islandmagee and within the world class Gobbins Visitor Centre, this modern café…

        Light green and purple exterior of Delaceys Bakery Cafe in Carrickfergus
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Nestled in Carrickfergus, Delacey's Coffee Shop & Bakery boasts 25 years of history, serving as a…

        Building exterior of the red brick Bank House Cafe
        LocationWhitehead

        The Bank House café and gift shop is a lively, warm, inviting destination, specialising in good,…

        Exterior of Springsteens restaurant with grey doors and large sign.
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Springsteen's Carrickfergus, located between the medieval castle and marina, offers freshly…

        Places to stay near Gleno Waterfall

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        The Quarrymen's Cottages B
        LocationBallymena

        21st Century comfort in an early 19th century restored cottage in historic Glenarm. This cottage…

        Dobbins Inn
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Perfectly located 2 minutes away from Northern Irelands oldest Castle, 20 minutes from Belfast City…

        North Irish Lodge - Annie's Croft
        LocationLarne

        Sleeps 4 adults. The luxurious cottages are ideal for special family occasions and are in a…

        St Ronans
        LocationLarne

        St Ronans beatuiful self-catering accommodation on the Coastal Route to "The Glens of Antrim" hosts…

        Carrickfergus Harbour Car Park Aire de Service
        LocationCarrickfergus

        A motorhome service provision exists at this location - Harbour Car Park, Rodgers Quay, BT38 8BE.

        Cloghfin Cottage. Irish cottage self catering accommodation in Northern Ireland.
        LocationIslandmagee

        Cloghfin Cottage is a cute self-catering irish cottage style holiday home in a pretty rural…

        Acorn (At the Marina)
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Well equipped, modern, ground floor, luxury apartment situated at Carrickfergus Marina and within a…

        Pleasant View
        LocationLarne

        Pleasant View is a beautiful modern holiday home situated on picturesque Islandmagee, near the…

        Briarfield Farm Stays - The Cabin
        LocationGlenarm

        A unique luxury coastal getaway located on a family farm in the Glenarm countryside. Perfect for…

        The Tramway House
        LocationCarrickfergus

        The bathroom is on a intermediate level. The kitchen has a gas hob and electric stove, combo fridge…

        North Irish Lodge - Leahy's Loft
        LocationLarne

        Sleeps 4 adults. The luxurious cottages are ideal for special family occasions. Set in a perfect…

        The Mill House
        LocationBallymena

        Situated on a working farm. Children are welcome but need to be supervised. Dogs negotiable.

        Mollys House Whitehead Self Catering
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Having a weekend break or longer? Molly´s House is an ideal holiday home base in Whitehead. The…

        Ahoy 2
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Ahoy 2 is a mist comfortable second floor penthouse house apartment located on the Causeway Coastal…

        Complimentary box of snacks / breakfast
        LocationLarne

        We have 6 luxury ensuite pods boasting their own private hot tub and equipped with a double bed, a…

        Blackhead Lightkeepers Houses - Unit 2
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Once the guardian of Belfast's glory days of shipping, Blackhead guided many great ships on their…

        Molly's Cottage
        LocationLarne
        Loughside Farm self catering
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Situated only 1 mile from the exhilarating and dramatic Gobbins Cliff Path and at the Gateway to…

        North Irish Lodge - Brennan's Barn
        LocationLarne

        Sleeps 5 adults. Ideally located along the Causeway Coastal Route and perfect for exploring the…

        McCollum's Corner
        LocationBallymena

        Two minutes’ walk from Carnlough Harbour and a short distance from the beach. This 1850’s Stone…

        Lilyscape at Whitehead
        LocationCarrickfergus

        Situated in pretty Whitehead our one bedroom apartment is the perfect base for your stay in…

        Browns Bay Beach Location
        LocationIslandmagee

        This charming detached holiday bungalow nestles in a picturesque sandy cove better known as Browns…

        Temple-Effin Self Catering Holiday Cottage
        LocationWhitehead

        Temple-Effin Cottage is settled within a cobblestone courtyard with 3 other terraced cottages.…

        1 Channel Vista
        LocationGlenarm

        Channel Vista Holiday Let is a fully equipped 4 bedroom bungalow (2 x double and 2 x single beds).…

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