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  1. Rustic style café, 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.
        1. Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal restaurant in Whitehead. Only 10 minute drive from The Gobbins, Carrickfergus Castle. Themed Tasting Menus (such as Game of Thrones®) and Tapas available.
          1. 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

            Kilcoan Gardens
            LocationIslandmagee

            The gardens are situated within the peninsula of Islandmagee, with beautiful views over Larne Lough…

            Glenarm Marina
            LocationGlenarm

            Glenarm Marina offers 40 fully serviced pontoon berths within the village's historical limestone…

            Saint Nicholas' Church
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Causeway Fisher Fishing Trips
            LocationCarnlough

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

            Straidkilly Walk
            LocationCarnlough

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

            Gobbins
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Chaffeur Car Services
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Belfast City tours of the Titanic centre Peace wall, Queens, Albert clock, Stormont and…

            Cranny Falls
            LocationCarnlough

            A gentle walk uphill

            Browns Bay Beach & Ferris Bay
            LocationIslandmagee

            Popular award winning rural beach positioned in a delightful sandy bay, at the northern tip of…

            Camp Dalfest
            LocationGlenarm

            Created for families by families, Camp Dalfest is not to be missed!

            S51 Airsoft Northern Ireland
            LocationCarrickfergus

            With a range of mentally stimulating, physically challenging and competitive team building…

            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 Ireland…

            Skernaghan Point
            LocationIslandmagee

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

            Knockagh Monument
            LocationGreenisland

            County Antrim War Memorial erected and dedicated to the fallen from the County of Antrim who fell…

            Carrickfergus Golf Club
            LocationCarrickfergus

            With its imaginative use of water and sand the par of 68 is not matched that easily. The course…

            A view of the tubular bridge with flowers on the rock face and the ocean beyond.
            LocationIslandmagee

            On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It…

            Whitehead promenade with coloured houses and old outdoor swimming pool
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Whitehead is a Victorian seaside town five miles north of Carrickfergus with commanding views…

            Blackhead Lighthouse & Coastal Path
            LocationWhitehead

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

            Greenisland Golf Club
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Antrim Hills Way
            LocationGlenarm

            Across scenic hill-tops

            Inside Glenarm Castle & Garden
            LocationGlenarm

            Become the distinguished guests of Lord and Lady Dunluce on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of…

            Lead The Way Tour of Carrickfergus is emotive and informative
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Discover what life was like in Carrickfergus during the Second World War (1939-45) on a guided…

            Walking the Edge
            LocationIslandmagee

            Step out and find yourself between earth, sea and sky on the thrilling Gobbins Experience, where…

            Straidkilly Nature Reserve
            LocationCarnlough

            Small and secluded Ulster Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, located on an inland route between Glenarm…

            Places to eat & drink near Gleno Waterfall

            More Highlights

            The Lighthouse Bistro
            LocationWhitehead

            Local seafood, cheese, steaks, coffee and freshly made desserts are available at this coastal…

            The Milk Parlour
            LocationGlenarm

            Gourmet ice-cream at Glenarm Castle Estate on the Causeway Coastal Route, freshly made with milk…

            Glenarm Castle Walled Garden Tea Room
            LocationGlenarm

            This charming Tea Room, situated in the old Mushroom House of Glenarm Castle Walled Garden is open…

            McKee’s Home Bakery
            LocationWhitehead

            McKee’s Home Bakery is a family run business serving and producing a wide range of breads, buns,…

            PaPa Browns Grill
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Relaxed colonial-style diner and bar serving an all-day menu, within easy walking distance of…

            Nix
            LocationCarrickfergus

            This small but cosy Cafe/bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Friday-Saturday) and does…

            Castello Italia
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Platform 3 at Whitehead Railway Museum
            LocationWhitehead

            The quaint and cosy Platform 3 cafe is located in the Station Building of Whitehead Railway Museum…

            Coastal Coffee
            LocationWhitehead

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

            The Gobbins Cafe
            LocationIslandmagee

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

            The Whitecliff Inn
            LocationWhitehead

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

            The Glasshouse Bistro
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Glass House Bistro of Carrickferugs is based in the Museum and Civic Centre. Food Standard Agency 5…

            The Glencloy Inn
            LocationCarnlough

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

            McMaster's Home Farm Meats
            LocationWhitehead

            Real deal, traditional craft butchers who rear their own meat on their family farm in Gleno and…

            Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel
            LocationCarnlough

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

            Ownies Bar and Bistro
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Art House Tea Emporium
            LocationGlenarm

            Situated in the historic village of Glenarm on the Causeway Coastal Route, this vintage cafe with…

            The Marine Bar
            LocationWhitehead

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

            The Dancing Goat Cafe
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Located in the grounds of Kilcreggan Urban Farm, The Dancing Goat Café is a not-for-profit Social…

            The Bank House Whitehead
            LocationWhitehead

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

            Twilight Coffee
            LocationCarnlough

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

            The Rinkha
            LocationIslandmagee

            Calling in for an ice cream at The Rinkha is a must for anyone exploring the scenic treasures of…

            Restaurant pictures
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Whitehead Golf Club Restaurant
            LocationWhitehead

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

            Places to stay near Gleno Waterfall

            More Highlights

            Albany Cottage
            LocationCarrickfergus

            This unique historic cottage is years old. It has been beautifully renovated and is a cosy…

            The Keep B&B
            LocationCarrickfergus

            The Keep Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located in Carrickfergus and on the Coastal Route. It is…

            Carnlough Cottage
            LocationBallymena

            Beautiful 3 bedroom house in the seaside village of Carnlough, set in the gorgeous Glens Of Antrim…

            Seaview Cottage on the Island
            LocationLarne

            Seaview Cottage is situated on the beautiful peninsula of Islandmagee located at the start of the…

            Barbican
            LocationGlenarm

            Romantic in appearance and setting, and approached by a bridge over the Glenarm river, the Barbican…

            Twilight Bunkhouse
            LocationCARNLOUGH

            Twilight Bunkhouse is family-run accommodation with two 6-person dorm rooms and two 4-person…

            Whitehead Holiday Cottage
            LocationWhitehead

            The property is situated on an elevated, private semi-rural site between Whitehead and…

            The Lookout
            LocationBallymena

            The Lookout is situated in the beautiful and tranquil village of Glenarm, nestled at the foot of…

            The Quarrymen's Cottages A
            LocationGlenarm

            Enjoy maximum three star* luxury in this delightful and sympathetically restored cottage in the…

            Acorn (At the Marina)
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Walter's Place
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Walter's Place is comfortable and luxurious. It's the perfect place to stay and unwind when…

            Beechgrove Farm
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Homely farmhouse set in rural countryside with superb views. Fully central heated with television…

            Ahoy
            LocationCarrickfergus

            This beautifully presented ground floor apartment is fully equipped to an excellent standard and…

            Further.Space Pods at Glenarm Castle
            LocationGlenarm, Ballymena

            The pods are part of your holiday. Each is individually decorated, reflecting the surroundings, but…

            Sergeants House
            LocationWhitehead

            The Sergeants House built in 1901 in a conservation area in Whitehead.

            Arbor Hills
            LocationLarne

            Arbor Hills is ideally situated a short distance from the Victorian seaside town of Whitehead, with…

            St Ronans
            LocationLarne

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

            Blackhead Lightkeepers' Houses - Unit 1
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            Blackhead Cutter
            LocationCarrickfergus

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

            St Ronans Bed and Breakfast
            LocationLarne

            St. Ronans “one of a kind” bed and breakfast accommodation in Islandmagee was originally built in…

            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…

            Jacksonville Cottages
            LocationLarne

            Jacksonville Cottages are set in picturesque Islandmagee. Located in a busy working riding school…

            Fox Heaven
            LocationCarrickfergus

            Fox Heaven is an elegant modern B&B at convenient location with amazing views just in 15-20 minutes…

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