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Carnlough Beach

Just a few minutes’ walk from Twilight, Carnlough Bay boasts a beautiful stretch of beach. Enjoy a quick dip on a warm day, join the sandcastle competition during our annual village festival in late July, or enjoy a walk with stunning views all year-round. You may even see dolphins playing in the bay—they visit Carnlough …

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Carnlough Harbour

Stroll around Carnlough’s iconic harbour, where you may see a local fisherman bringing in the day’s catch. Hop aboard The Curiosity for a spin around the bay with Carnlough Bay Boat Tours or shop for artisan gifts at Ebb & Flow. For Game of Thrones fans, you might recognise the Braavos Canal where Arya Stark crawled …

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Garron Point

Garron Point is scenic viewpoint located just a 5-minute drive away along the gorgeous Coast Road. It’s the perfect spot for a picnic, a bit of fishing, or some exploration along the rocks. If you have a keen eye, you may be able to see the turrets of Garron Tower, a castle which once served …

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Ebb and flow

Ebb & Flow

Find a unique souvenir for yourself or beautiful gift for someone else at Ebb & Flow. Featuring an assortment of unique items created by Northern Irish artists and craftspeople, including natural soaps made by shop owner Dawn Demaine, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone on your list. Go to Ebb & Flow on …

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Eating and Drinking in Carnlough

Carnlough has several options for eating and drinking in the village: The Londonderry Arms—breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks in the Coach House Bistro * Harbour Lights Café—breakfast and lunch The Galley—fish & chips takeaway Cheng Du—Chinese takeaway Dragon Sun—Chinese takeaway McKillop’s—ice cream and sweet shop Morelli’s—ice cream shop The Glencloy Inn—pub serving dinner upstairs on …

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Heritage Hub

Visit the local heritage hub, which includes a display about Carnlough’s quarrying and maritime history. Speak to volunteers to learn more about the village’s industrial heritage and get tips for spotting historical sites on a walk to the Cranny Waterfall and old quarry. To read more about the Heritage Hub and check opening hours, click …

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Carnlough Library

Visit the Carnlough Library for special events such as the Adult Reading Group or Rhythm & Rhyme (for babies and toddlers aged 0-4). For those who love a good tale, the Saturday Storytime often features local storytellers. To read more about the library and check opening hours, click here.   Image Courtesy of European Heritage …

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Ballygally Castle

Ballygally

The village of Ballygally is approximately 15 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Carnfunnock Country Park—offers a variety of outdoor activities, including a nine-hole golf course and driving range. Ballygally Castle Hotel—enjoy a meal in a 17th century castle and admire the Game of Thrones door, carved out of wood …

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Glenarm Castle

Glenarm

The village of Glenarm is approximately 5 minutes away by car along the Coast Road. Attractions here include: Glenarm Walled Garden & Tea Room—visit the grounds of Glenarm Castle, which was built in 1636 and is still owned by the Viscount & Viscountess of Dunluce; enjoy breakfast or lunch in the tea room or have …

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