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Things to do

County Antrim offers a host of attractions, events and activities.

Some suggestions are as follows:

  • The world famous Giant's Causeway, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland and is a must see for visitors.

  • Dunluce Castle is located dramatically close to a headland that plunges straight into the sea, along the North Antrim coast.

  • Founded in 1788, Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution. As the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland, it has an impressive Irish and Local Studies Collection and houses a significant genealogy section.

  • Anyone who has watched Game of Thrones will know that some of the locations where the filming was shot are stunning - and they're right here in Northern Ireland.

  • Packed full of fun family activities and attractions, Carnfunnock Country Park offers over 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens, way-marked walks and spectacular coastline, with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel.

  • The Belfast City Sightseeing Hop-On / Hop-Off open-top bus tour departs every 30 minutes from Castle Place in Belfast city centre.

  • On the 31st March 1996 Crumlin Road Gaol slammed shut its doors for what many thought would be the final time, but, on the 19th November 2012 the chains fell off and HMP Belfast was reborn as a major visitor attraction.

  • As the only full-time producing theatre in Northern Ireland, the Lyric offers high quality professional entertainment throughout the year.

  • The real farm experience for every visitor - you can see the dairy production as well as take a nature walk with views of Belfast, feed and cuddle baby animals, join in all the farm fun and enjoy the delicious homemade ice cream.

  • Carrick-a-Rede boasts unrivalled coastal scenery and an exhilarating rope bridge experience accessed by a short coastal footpath. On the way, there are wonderful vantage points to stop and take in the natural beauty.

  • Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at Ireland’s oldest working distillery in County Antrim, on the beautiful North Coast close to the Giant's Causeway. On your visit you will be shown round a working distillery with all the associated sights and smells.

  • Titanic Belfast is a 'must see' visit in any tour of Belfast, and is now Northern Ireland's top visitor attraction.

  • Parliament Buildings is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the legislative body for Northern Ireland established under the Belfast Agreement 1998 (Good Friday Agreement).

  • Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located close to Broughshane in Co. Antrim.

  • Glenariff, the "Queen of the Glens", is home to the spectacular Glenariff Forest Park. The unique Waterfall Walkway, a popular tourist attraction since it opened 80 years ago,has been significantly upgraded along its 3 mile length.

For many further ideas visit www.discovernorthernireland.com