Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones

Carnlough Harbour

Stroll around Carnlough’s iconic harbour, where you may see a local fisherman bringing in the day’s catch. Hop aboard The Curiosity for a spin around the bay with Carnlough Bay Boat Tours, stop in for

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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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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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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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Torr Head, Murlough Bay & Fair Head

For stunning, panoramic views of the rugged Northern Irish coastline and the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland, take the winding roads to Torr Head. It is approximately 45 minutes away from Carnlough by car. Please

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Ballintoy Harbour

Ballintoy Harbour & Larrybane

As you head up the coast, you can stop in at two Game of Thrones filming locations. Ballintoy Harbour served as the harbour in the Iron Islands where Theon Greyjoy takes command of his own

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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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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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