Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

Glenarm

The village of Glenarm is approximately 5 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include:

  • Glenarm Walled Garden & Tea Room—visit the grounds of Glenarm Castle, which was built in 1636 and is still owned by the Viscount & Viscountess of Dunluce; enjoy breakfast or lunch in the tea room or have a wander through the formal walled garden. Several interesting shops are available on the grounds as well.
  • Glenarm Forest—explore miles of walking trails in Glenarm Forest; your pup will love this spot too!
  • Bridge End Tavern—affectionately known as “Stevey’s” by locals, this small, traditional pub it the perfect spot to wind down after a day’s adventuring.
  • Steenson’s Jewellery—Local jewellers who are well-known for designing several pieces used in Game of Thrones; they are also a part of the NI Économusée program.
  • Straidkilly Nature Reserve—a small hazel woodland conserved by the Ulster Wildlife organisation; look out for red squirrels, Irish hares, wildflowers, and other flora and fauna.

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