Activities in Carnlough, Northern Ireland

In & Around Carnlough

Carnlough Beach

Just a few minutes’ walk from Whitehill Caravan Park, Carnlough Bay boasts a beautiful stretch of beach. Enjoy a quick dip on a warm day, join the sandcastle competition during our annual village festival in

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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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Cranny Waterfall & Quarry Walk

Take a walk up to the Cranny Waterfall or explore the scenic viewpoints near the old Carnlough quarry. It’s a 30- to 45-minute walk to get up to this area and requires a light to

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Carnlough Play Parks

We have three play parks in the village: South Bay Play Park is located beside Carnlough Beach toward the south end of the village. Beachlands Play Park is also located along the bay but is

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Garron Point

Garron Point is scenic viewpoint located just a 5-minute drive away along the gorgeous Coast Road. It’s the perfect spot for a picnic, a bit of fishing, or some exploration along the rocks. If you

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Carnlough Bay Boat Tours

Local fisherman and tour operator Davy Smyth offers an unforgettable way to experience Carnlough’s beauty! Board The Curiosity to see the stunning Carnlough Bay coastline from the sea, hear stories about the local area, and

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Ebb & Flow

Find a unique souvenir for yourself or beautiful gift for someone else at Ebb & Flow. Featuring an assortment of unique items created by Northern Irish artists and craftspeople, including natural soaps made by shop

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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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Heritage Hub

Visit the local heritage hub, which includes a display about Carnlough’s quarrying and maritime history. Speak to volunteers to learn more about the village’s industrial heritage and get tips for spotting historical sites on a

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Carnlough Library

Visit the Carnlough Library for special events such as the Adult Reading Group or Rhythm & Rhyme (for babies and toddlers aged 0-4). For those who love a good tale, the Saturday Storytime often features

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