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Co Antrim

From the impossibly beautiful Glens of Antrim to the dramatic Causeway Coast, the county of Antrim contains some of Northern Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. It stretches into most of Belfast and various parts beyond, incorporating the city of Lisburn too.

About Co Antrim


From the beautiful Glens of Antrim to the dramatic Causeway Coast, the county of Antrim contains some of Northern Ireland’s most spectacular scenery.  For housebuyers it offers a diversity of choice from smart new housing developments to characterful period homes.

County Antrim also includes the enchanting Ballycastle, famous for its Oul Lammas Fair, and the entrance to the nine Glens of Antrim. A wonderful area for those who love the great outdoors, it also boasts popular seaside resorts like Portrush and Portstewart.

Ideal for

Village life, seaside life and rural living.

Nearby

Miles of beautiful coastline, beaches and tourist attractions. The International Airport.

The Market

Giant’s Causeway, Glens of Antrim, Portrush, Portstewart and Royal Portrush Golf Club Host of The Open Championships 2019.

Popular Places

Up market housing developments and charming country rural houses.

Experience Co Antrim

Eat & Drink

Hilden Brewery

Northern Ireland’s finest independent brewery, Hilden’s also boasts an acclaimed restaurant, the Tap Room, in the converted stables of Georgian Hilden House. Fine food and a choice of wonderful home brewed ales.

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The French Rooms

This acclaimed new restaurant is bringing diners flocking to Bushmills, the village famous for its distillery and proximity to the Giant’s Causeway. Hailed as the finest of its kind on the coast, it has a great shop too.

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55 Degrees North

With a great Early Bird menu and stunning views overlooking Portrush’s East Strand beach, 55 Degrees North has a buzzing atmosphere and an impressive selection of Sundaes.

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Swift

The author of Gulliver’s Travels, a local at one point, gives his name to this fine contemporary California-style restaurant with views to the harbour and Carrickfergus Castle.

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Shops

Junction One

Just off the M2, this prestigious shopping centre features many top retail names, from Adidas to Gap.

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Sprucefield/Sprucefield Park

The giants of retail, like M&S, Next, Curry’s and Sainsbury’s hold court on either side of the A1.

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Ballyrobert Cottage Garden and Nursery

Six acres of stunning formal gardens attract plants lovers, keen gardeners and picnicking families to this tranquil Ballyclare nursery. Open March to September, by appointment at other times.

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Bow Street Mall

Lots of big retail names and smart boutiques at Lisburn’s premier shopping Centre.

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Parks & Recreation

Laganvalley Leisureplex

Kids love the slides and flumes of Northern Ireland’s largest leisure pool. There’s also a huge competition pool, fitness suite, sports hall and dance studio.

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Aquasports

Choose from any number of exciting boat journeys around the Antrim Coast, leaving from Portrush. Rathlin Island and the Giant’s Causeway are included.

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Carnfunnock Country Park

This 191-hectare park on the spectacular Antrim coastal road has a host of activities for all the family including a nine-hole golf course, treasure hunts, cycling and orienteering.

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Colin Glen Forest Park

A beautiful wooded river glen located on the edge of the Belfast Hills, Colin Glen Forest Park offers 200 acres of grassland, waterfalls and ponds and a network of delightful trails for all ages to follow.

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