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.


Why not check beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches in Antrim, or have a look at our list of Antrim dog friendly beaches, or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

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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, places to stay and eat:

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    Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival

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    West Strand Beach

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    Cushendun Beach

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    Cave Hill Country Park

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    Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

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    Ballygally Beach

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    City of Belfast International Rose Garden

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    Red Bay lifeboat station

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    Carrickfergus Castle

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    Ballycastle Beach

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    Carrick-a-Rede

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    Browns Bay Beach

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    Botanic Gardens

Some more locations in Antrim