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  1. Aerial view of Carnlough Harbour with shops and homes in the background and boats in the harbour
    Aerial view of Carnlough Harbour with shops and homes in the background and boats in the harbour

    Carnlough

    Address

    Harbour Road, Carnlough, County Antrim, BT44 0EU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2884 1285

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. A family of four standing on the platform talking to the driver of a blue steam train
    Steam train onn platform at Whitehead Railway Museum
    A family of four standing on the platform talking to the driver of a blue steam train
    Steam train onn platform at Whitehead Railway Museum

    Whitehead

    Address

    Excursion Station, Castleview Road, Whitehead, County Antrim, BT38 9NA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9358 6200

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  3. Picture of The Braid Museum

    Ballymena

    Address

    The Braid, 1-29 Bridge Street, Ballymena, County Antrim, BT43 5EJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2563 5077

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    The Mid-Antrim Museum, offers a fascinating experience for all the family. The museum boasts two large state of the art exhibition galleries.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  4. Aerial view of Glenarm Castle & Gardens with the ocean beyond.
    Aerial view of Glenarm Castle & Gardens with the ocean beyond.

    Glenarm

    Address

    Castle Demesne, Glenarm, County Antrim, BT44 0BD

    Telephone

    +44 (0)28 2884 1203

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

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    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Crowned "Historic Houses 2023 Garden of the Year", Glenarm Castle and its walled gardens are a true national treasure. One of Ireland's oldest estates, and home to the Earls of Antrim, Glenarm Castle offers incredible garden walks, with stunning…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  5. 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

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    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
  6. Cullybackey

    Address

    21A Dreen Road, Cullybackey, County Antrim, BT42 1FX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2563 5010

    Gradings

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    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey, is the Ancestral Home of the 21st President of the USA Chester Alan Arthur.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. Interior of the Guard Room with information panels on wall and desk with Visitor Book
    Entrance to The Guard Room with red brick building, and information panel in front of windows
    Information panel located outside The Guard Room at Carrickfergus Town Hall
    Interior of the Guard Room with information panels on wall and desk with Visitor Book
    Entrance to The Guard Room with red brick building, and information panel in front of windows
    Information panel located outside The Guard Room at Carrickfergus Town Hall

    Carrickfergus

    Address

    Carrickfergus Town Hall Complex, 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 7DN

    Telephone

    + 44 (0) 28 9335 8241

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Step back in time at The Guard Room in Carrickfergus Town Hall, immersing visitors in the early 20th-century quarters of the Antrim Artillery militia with interactive exhibits and historical narratives spanning 800 years.

  8. Red and Cream sign on building stating Broughshane Museum - Revolutionaries, Refugees, Royalty, Military Heroes and a Patron Saint.
    Sign in hallway of Broughshane House showing all the townlands written in different colours as printed in the Griffiths Valuation 1831
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Red and Cream sign on building stating Broughshane Museum - Revolutionaries, Refugees, Royalty, Military Heroes and a Patron Saint.
    Sign in hallway of Broughshane House showing all the townlands written in different colours as printed in the Griffiths Valuation 1831
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum
    Display of old artefacts and photographs in Broughshane Museum

    Broughshane

    Address

    Broughshane House, 70 Main Street, Broughshane, County Antrim, BT42 4JW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2586 2777

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Housed on the top floor of Broughshane House, Broughshane House has thousands of items in its collection, from medical to military, agriculture to education and lots more in between, all with that local connection to the people of Broughshane and…

  9. Larne

    Address

    28 Chaine Memorial Road, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1AD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9336 6666

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Tower

    This special memorial tower stands tall on the western side of Larne Lough, at the entrance to Larne harbour greeting visitors arriving by sea. It's an accurate replica of an Irish Round Tower and is known affectionately by locals as 'The Pencil.'

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. Ballymena

    Address

    46 Knockeen Crescent, Ballymena, County Antrim, BT42 4DQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7935 315 235

    Type

    Type:

    Ancestry / Tracing your routes

    Based in County Antrim, Roots Revealed specialises in ancestral research within the nine Counties of Ulster, i.e. Northern Ireland plus Counties Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan, although work can be undertaken throughout the island of Ireland.

  11. Larne

    Address

    Waterloo Bay, The Promenade, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Explore Waterloo Bay in Larne, the most accessible locality for fossil hunting and geological interest anywhere on the island of Ireland.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  12. 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

    Get ready to step back in time at Carrickfergus Castle, an incredible Norman castle nestled in the charming seaside town of Carrickfergus, County Antrim, right on the shores of Belfast Lough. This place isn't just old—it's legendary!

    Price

    Price £6.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  13. Gracehill

    Address

    The Old School House, 19A Church Road, Gracehill, County Antrim, BT42 2NL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7903739933

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Discover Northern Ireland's first Conservation area, Gracehill, an award winning Georgian village near Ballymena with its own dedicated museum and fascinating Moravian settlement.

    Dates

    From:
    6 July 2024to31 Aug 2024

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Larne

    Address

    2 Victoria Road, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1RN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2826 2443

    Price

    Free

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Housed in the historic former Carnegie Free Library building, Larne Museum and Arts Centre boasts permanent and temporary exhibitions reflecting the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area.

    Price

    Free

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)

    Parking & Transport

    • Off site parking - Car parking is not available on site. Pay and display car parking is available opposite the building in Fairhill Car Park on Victoria Road. Other nearby pay and display car parks are situated on Agnew Street, Narrow Gauge Road and Riverdale. Nearby free car parks are situated in Exchange Road, Bridge Street, High Street, Inver Road, Narrow Gauge Road and Riverdale.

    Facilities

    Establishment Features

    • Wi-fi available
  15. Bannside Craft Shop, Bethlehem Abbey

    Portglenone

    Address

    11 Ballymena Road, Portglenone, County Antrim, BT44 8BL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2582 1754

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1948 and currently numbers 20 monks. The monks live a secluded, contemplative life in which prayer holds a central position.

  16. Larne

    Address

    Coastguard Road, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1AU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    The ruins of Olderfleet Castle stand on the Curran Point facing Larne Lough. It is suggested that it was built by a Scottish family called Bissett of Glenarm circa 1250, others say it was built by the Vikings some 300 years earlier.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  17. Blackhead Lighthouse & Coastal Path

    Whitehead

    Address

    Blackhead Car Park, Old Castle Road, Whitehead, County Antrim, BT38 9NE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9335 8222

    Type

    Type:

    Waymarked Trail

    A short and delightful coastal path from the picturesque seaside town of Whitehead to Blackhead's iconic lighthouse, the most easterly point of County Antrim.

    Facilities

    Provider Preferences

    • Free (parking charges may apply)
  18. Red vintage pull along fire carriage branded Carrickfergus Fire Brigade
    Glass exterior of Carrickfergus Civic Centre
    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
    Glass exterior of Carrickfergus Civic Centre
    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
  19. 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)
  20. Photograph of Whitehead Centre on opening day. Coloured bunting is across the front of the building.

    Whitehead

    Address

    19 Kings Road, Whitehead, County Antrim, BT38 9PT

    Telephone

    +44 (0)28 9337 8077

    Price

    Price Free Activity to £30.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Whitehead Centre provides a tourism hub for information about what is going on locally and how to make the most of your time in our vibrant and beautiful town. E-bike hire and guided tours available to book.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price Free Activity to £30.00 Per Ticket
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