The Customs House is an imposing Victorian building, designed by the architect Charles Lanyon. It represented Belfast importance in trade with only London and Liverpool collecting more duty from their Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Antrim
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Antrim listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Antrim day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Antrim activity.
Carrickfergus Castle is preserved as an ancient monument on the shore of Belfast Lough. John de Courcy, the Anglo-Norman baron who conquered much of Ulster, started building the castle in Read more [...]
Construction began in 1898 after Belfast was awarded city status by Queen Victoria. The hall was built under the supervision of architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas and was completed in 1906.
Belfast has had a number of castles. The first Belfast Castle was built by the Normans in the late 12th century. A second castle, made of stone and timber, was Read more [...]
The Albert Memorial Clock is a clock tower situated at Queen’s Square in Belfast, it was completed in 1869 after a competition for the design of a memorial to Queen Victoria’s late Prince Consort, Prince Read more [...]
Glenarm Castle is one of Ireland’s oldest estates. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery and walks in our historic Walled Garden and Castle Trail, excellent locally sourced food in our Read more [...]
Bonamargy Friary is a late Franciscan foundation established in 1485 by Rory MacQuillan and built close to the mouth of the Carey and Shesk rivers.
The Ballycastle museum is within the 18th century courthouse and market building. The museum’s collection includes the Irish Homes Industries Workshop which was part on the Arts and Crafts Revival Read more [...]