Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

Eat/Drink

Eating and Drinking in Carnlough

Carnlough has several options for eating and drinking in the village: Twilight Coffee & Bunkhouse—specialty coffee shop The Londonderry Arms—breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks in the Coach House Bistro * Harbour Lights Café—breakfast and lunch

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Ballygally Castle

Ballygally

The village of Ballygally is approximately 15 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Carnfunnock Country Park—offers a variety of outdoor activities, including a nine-hole golf course and driving range. Ballygally

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Glenarm Castle

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

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Slemish Mountain

Slemish, Broughshane, Ballymena

Head inland to visit Slemish, Broughshane, or the town of Ballymena (all between 15-30 minutes away by car). Attractions here include: Slemish Mountain—climb in the historic footsteps of St. Patrick (yes, the St. Patrick)…legend has

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Glenariff Waterfall

Glenariffe

The glen of Glenariffe is approximately 15 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Glenariffe Forest Park—head up into the glen for stunning vistas, waterfalls, and walking trails in Glenariffe Forest

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Cushendall

Cushendall

The village of Cushendall is approximately 20 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Cushendall Sailing and Boat Club—offering sailing courses, yacht and dinghy races, and a newly refurbished clubhouse, the

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Cushendun

The village of Cushendun is approximately 25 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Cushendun Caves—a famous Game of Thrones filming location, this pebbled cove is where Melisandre gave birth to

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Ballycastle beach

Ballycastle & Rathlin Island

Visit the vibrant town of Ballycastle, frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in Northern Ireland. It’s a great spot for foodies, golfers, or those who just want to grab an ice

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Bushmills Distillery

Bushmill’s Whiskey Distillery

Bushmills Distillery traces its history back to 1608, making it the oldest licensed working distillery in the world. Guided tours operate daily, and visitors can get a firsthand look at how Bushmill’s makes their Irish

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Portrush Harbour

Portrush

Host of The 148th Open Championship in 2019, Portrush is a well-known spot for golfers from all over the world. The seaside resort town has something for everyone, including mouth-watering food, art and shops, and

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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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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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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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