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A very special place

The service at the Londonderry Arms was exceptional. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nothing was too much trouble. We were on a walking holiday and the staff were very helpful regarding local walks and places to visit. The hotel is very inviting, with spacious lounges for relaxing over tea or coffee, with comforting roaring fires. Excellent food freshly prepared. I cannot think of anything they could have done better and all at a very reasonable cost!
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Londonderry Arms
Five Day Suggested Itinerary
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This suggested itinerary has been designed to guide you on getting the most out of your stay in County Antrim.
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Day 1 Arrive at the Londonderry Arms where you can settle in and have a snack lunch in the Coach House Bistro.

Explore the local village of Carnlough and visit the picturesque harbour or take the 20 minute walk to the Cranny Falls. Throughout the walk you will have the stunning view of Glencloy River and Carnlough Bay.

Settle in with a relaxing meal in the Frances Anne restaurant.

Harbour
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Day 2 After a hearty traditional Irish breakfast, head north on along the celebrated Antrim Coast Road on the Causeway Coastal Route to some of Northern Ireland's most famous tourist attractions.

Your first stop could be Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge
(approx 1 hour drive) where you can walk across the bridge to the rock outcrop. The bridge is high over the water breaking on the rocks below.

No visit to Northern Ireland is complete without exploring the Giants Causeway
(additional 10 minute drive). A bus service operates from the arrival point or for the more energetic there is a lovely walk to the famous rocks and further round to the other features of the location.

Next stop is Bushmills
(additional 5 minute drive) where you can visit the oldest Distillery in the world, founded in 1608. Organised tours will take you through the 400 year history finishing in the shop with a chance to sample the local produce.

With some beautiful beaches close at hand, there is a choice of enjoying the delights of the White Rocks, or the sandy strands at Portrush and Portstewart
(additional 10-20 minute drive).

This day of sights and fresh air will leave you ready to enjoy your evening meal and relax in the Drawing Room or Arkle Bar on your return to the hotel
(approx 1 hour 30 minutes).

See And Do

See And Do

See And Do
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Day 3 On Day 3, having taken in so much beautiful rural scenery the previous day, why not hit the busy city of Belfast (approx 45 minute drive).

An open top bus tour with guide will provide you with a great overview of the city, historical landmarks and infamous locations from previous difficult times.

A ride on the Belfast Eye at the wonderful City Hall will stun you with panoramic views over the city with a commentary on all you survey.

With a vide varity of shops and the newly opened Victoria Square there is plenty of opportunity for retail therapy.

A visit to the Titanic Quarter will provide an insight into times past but also how this area is being developed to meet the challenges of the future.

To discover a bit more about the history of the province, a visit to the Folk and Transport Museum at Cultra
(15 minutes from Belfast City Centre) is an interactive way to see how life was with many exhibitions.

After a busy day, relax back in the homely surrounding of the Londonderry Arms
(approx 1 hour 30 minutes depending on traffic congestion).

City Hall

Folk Park
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Day 4 A visit to this area would not be complete without seeing the beautiful views of the Glens of Antrim. The villages of Waterfoot, Cushendun and Cushendall are nestled at the foot of the Glens. One of the Glens - Glenariff, provides bracing walks to allow you to take in the breathtaking scenery (approx 20 minute drive).

A short drive from here is the busy town of Ballymena
(additional 30 minute drive) which is renowned for it's shopping. The newly refurbished Braid Arts Centre offers a varied programme of events and also includes a museum.

On the way home stop in the floral village of Broughshane
(additional 10 minute drive) which has won the Britain in Bloom title several times and won various other awards for the beautiful floral displays.

Broughshane is only a 15 minute drive to the famous Slemish Mountain. Drive up for the view or for the more energetic, take the climb to the top. This will defintely have you ready for a sumptuous evening feast back at the hotel
(approx 20 minute drive).

Slemish

Hills
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Day 5 This is checkout day but there are still more sights to see.

On the way back south along the coast, call at Glenarm Castle
(5 minute drive) and enjoy the lovely walks in Glenarm Forest.

In the old Northern Bank building, visit The Steenson's Jewellery Workshop where you can watch the jewellery makers at work.

Further along the coast is Carnfunnock Country Park
(additional 15 minute drive) with walks and adventure playground for the children. Find your way around the Northern Ireland shaped maze or have a game of Crazy Golf. There are wonderful panoramic views across the Irish sea and watch the ferries sail into and out of Larne Harbour.

The final stop is in the historic town of Carrickfergus
(additional 30 minute drive) where John de Courcy, following his conquests in East Antrim, built the Castle in 1177 which has held a significant role in the history of Ireland through many century's and still stands promiently on the marine highway. Visit and see the many exhibiitions and climb the turrets. This presents a great view to Bangor across the Belfast Lough.

From Carrickfergus
Larne Ferry is approx 15 minute drive
Belfast Ferry is approx 30 minute drive
George Best Belfast City Airport approx 30 minute drive
Belfast International Airport approx 40 minute drive


This is only a suggested itinerary and if you have specific interests, we would be happy to help you plan your days.

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