Antrim Destination Guide

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Explore Antrim Beaches and Coastline

Antrim was the county town of the area but is now one of six counties making up Northern Ireland. For travellers this area offers a rich history and stunning scenery with rivers, woodlands, trails, forests and wild, untamed coastland. Folklore and fairies, stories and myths - this area is where the best stories originate and they'll keep you enthralled as you visit the mystical attractions alongside the new. With the airport close by, this is a perfect area to start your holiday in Northern Ireland.

The coast of Antrim boasts many beautiful, sandy beaches as well as rugged paths to walk and enjoys fine weather in the Summer months and well into Autumn making it a perfect spot to travel to in Autumn as well.

Famous for its glens this area is famous for the Giant's Causeway, Bushmills whiskey production and the popular seaside resort of Portrush! Islandmagee still retains its reputation as the home of witchcraft in the region.

Antrim Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Waterfoot Beach

Carrickfergus Castle

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Ballygally Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards


Place Tags: Outdoors - Nature

Glenarm Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Runkerry Strand Beach

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Giants Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cushendall Beach

Place Tags: Beaches

Ballycastle Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Seaside Awards

Botanic Gardens

Place Tags: Outdoors - Nature

West Strand Beach

Place Tags: Beaches and Blue Flag Awards