Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

Activities

Portstewart Strand

Portstewart

Only 10 minutes away from Portrush, Portstewart is another bustling seaside town offering top-notch food, golf, and entertainment. Don’t miss out on the famed Portstewart Strand, a stunning strip of beach managed by the National

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Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

Explore the captivating ruins of Dunluce Castle, which sit atop a North Coast cliff. This medieval castle has a long and fascinating history, and the Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce (who also maintain a residence at

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Mussenden Temple

Mussendon Temple & Downhill Demesne

Mussendon Temple is an 18th century structure sitting on a cliff 120 feet above the sea. Visitors to the estate can explore multiple sites including the temple itself, the ruins of Downhill House, the 200-year-old

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The Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges

The Dark Hedges is a broad avenue lined with beech trees planted in the 18th century. Many visitors recognise it as the Kingsroad from Game of Thrones. Tourists may not drive on the road itself,

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The Gobbins Cliff Path

The Gobbins

Lace up your hiking boots for this dramatic guided cliff walk! The original path opened in 1902 and the site was recently revamped in 2015—it consists of a series of walkways, bridges, caves, and tunnels

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NI Food Tours

Northern Irish Food Tours

In the past few years, Northern Ireland has become quite the foodie scene! For a food tour featuring local spots on the Antrim Coast, including Carnlough’s own Londonderry Arms and fantastic eateries in our neighbouring

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ÉCONOMUSÉE Northern Ireland

Started in Quebec in 1992, the Économusée program provides visitors with the opportunity to see local artisans and craftspeople at work using traditional methods to create their products. As of early 2020, Northern Ireland’s Causeway

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Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens

Visit a 19th century botanical garden which features a gorgeous Victorian glasshouse called the Palm House. Guests can also visit the recently restored Tropical Ravine, wander through the extensive rose gardens, or lounge in the

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Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum

For those interested in the history of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, a visit to the Troubles Gallery at the Ulster Museum is a must! The museum also offers a range of exhibits, including dinosaur

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Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is world-class exhibition featuring the story of the RMS Titantic. The museum takes visitors from the city’s 19th century ship-building history to 21st century exploration of the Titanic shipwreck. Highlights include an interactive

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St George's Market

St. George’s Market

Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, St. George’s Market is a fantastic spot to browse an eclectic mix of vendor stands. These feature a variety of products like fresh fish and produce, antiques, art, craft

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Cathedral Quarter

Cathedral Quarter

If you love exploring a warren of narrow cobblestone alleys with excellent restaurants, cocktail bars, and pubs tucked into every nook and cranny, the Cathedral Quarter is perfect for you. Well-known favourites include Hadski’s, The

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Belfast Black Cab Tours

Black Cab Tours

One of the best ways to learn about the Troubles in Northern Ireland is in a black cab tour! We recommend Paddy Campbell’s Black Cab Tours. Your driver will pick you up at your location

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Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road Gaol (Jail)

Visit the only remaining Victorian prison in Northern Ireland, which held prisoners from 1846 until it closed in 1996. During your 75-minute guided tour, you can walk the underground tunnel to the Crumlin Road Courthouse

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