Antrim is know for the
beauty of its coastline and its green pastures and especially the
Glens of Antrim..... Carrickfergus Castle in Carrickfergus is
large and well preserved and it is here also that you can see the
homestead of the former President of the United Stated of America,
Andrew Jackson. Travelling on you need to take in The Old Bushmills
Distillery, The Giants Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a very peaceful area with wonderful
scenery and the lovely seaside town of Ballycastle from where a ferry
leaves to go to Rathlin Island where you will find the Kebble Cliffs
National Nature Reserve. Rathlin Island popular with divers due to the
number of wrecks sunk off the coast line, and a bird watchers paradise
and is just 15 miles off the Mull of Kintyre off Scotland..
Dunluce Castle is in a breath taking position, perched on the edge of
the cliffs and stop off in Portrush.
Antrim has a
host of festivals to be enjoyed such as Belfast City
Blues, Belfast Mela Festival, Heart of the Glens
Shoreline Festival of arts and music and the Auld
Lammas Fair, Ballycastle, Co Antrim.
to Antrim will enjoy the Belfast Botanic Gardens,
with their many walking routes, and the many
varieties of plants, rose gardens and much more.
Antrim is also famous for its amazing Giants
Causeway this UNESCO site, and a trip to see the
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge not for the faint hearted
! The Old Bushmills Distillery is also a must to be
seen in this beautiful part of Antrim.
several theatre is you fancy a night out such as
Kings Hall and The Grand Opera House in Belfast
City, Ulster Hall and the Waterfront Hall all in
Belfast. Why not visit some of the many castles also
in Antrim such as Carrigfergus Castle, and Dunluce
Castle, Bushmills on its dramatic setting. Enjoy a
drive out to the seaside town of Portrush.
Antrim Borough Councilis within 15 minutes of Belfast City Centre, 20 minutes
from Larne Harbour and within easy access of all the main scenic and
tourist attractions throughout the Province. Belfast International
Airport is located within the Borough, only 4 miles from the
Historical town of Antrim.
The Glens of Antrim Historical SocietyOn this site you will find a vast range of historical
information on the Glens of Antrim area of Northern Ireland. Feel free
to join in the discussions in the forum section, if you like the site
why not become a member of the society? Free associate
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