Things to Do in Co Antrim

Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge – cross the rope bridge to the rocky island known as Carrick A Rede and enjoy a clifftop experience

Dunluce Castle – visit the ruins of the Dunluce Castle and admire the breathtaking views of the Atlantic ocean

Whitepark Bay – whitepark bay is a breathtaking stretch of beach on the north antrim coast

Bushmills Distillery – sample the delights of Bushmills Irish Whiskey on a tour of the distillery and learn the history of this famous brand.

Giants Causeway – visit the newly built Giant Causeway Visitor centre and learn the history of this ancient volcanic hexagonal rock formation.

Fair Head – a stretch of beach with remarkable cliffs, a must see area while visiting the North Antrim Coast.

Murlough Bay – curved limestone cliffs outline this stretch of beach

Kenbane Castle – situated a few miles from Carrick A Rede stands the remains of limestone constructed Kenbane (White Head) Castle

The White Rocks – This blue flag beach is a must see attraction when visiting the north antrim coast as it is lined by limestone cliffs and is a local favourite.

Rathlin Island – Catch the ferry from Ballycastle over to Rathlin Island and see the puffins and sea lions on this rugged, isolated island.

Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden – Visit the memorial garden of Joey Dunlop, a road race legend. The garden is a tribute to one of Ballymoney’s greatest ambassadors where you can learn of his greatest achievements.

Salmon Fishing – If you fancy a spot of fishing, try out salmon fishing on the River Bush situated close to the Giants Causeway.   A selection of Samon, Brown trout and sea trout can all be angled from this stretch of river.

The Glens Of Antrim – There are 9 Glens to visit and they are all areas of outstanding beauty and are a major tourist attraction. The main towns are Ballycastle, Cushendun, Cushendall, Waterfoot & Carnlough.

Towns To Visit in North Antrim

Portrush

The seaside town of Portrush is built on a peninsula with views stretching to Donegal and offers 2 good beaches and a variety of activities to fulfil your holiday needs.

Portballintrae

The harbour town of Portballintrae lies at the mouth of the River Valley and offers a small horseshoe bay and lots of fishermen still use its harbour as their port.

Bushmills

Bushmills town is full of character and was formerly known as Portcaman. Take a stroll up the street which offers a few shops and an odd bar or take a tour around The Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery.

Dunseverick

Vist the ruins of the Dunseverick Castle, the only visible part is the tower and the rest was destroyed by the Scottish army. This little village is surrounded by the ocean and enjoy its breathtaking views out to Portmoon.

Portstewart

Porstewart is quietier than neighbouring Portrush and you can sample the delights of the Portstewart Strand which is an amazing 2 mile stretch of golden sand which is one of Northern Irelands finest beaches.

Coleraine

If you fancy a spot of retail therapy, travel into Coleraine which is one of the largest towns on the Causeway Coast. It offers fascinating history while the streets are lined with shops and restaurants.

Ballycastle

Ballycastle is a lovely town which offers you various shops and restaurants while providing you with the ferry which takes you out to the island of Rathlin.

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