Carrickfergus Castle is one of Northern Ireland most striking monuments whether you approach it from land, sea, or air. With over 800 years of history behind it, today it is under the care of the NIEA and is open to the public After use as a prison in the 18th century.
Antrim is know for the beauty of its coastline and its green pastures and especially the Glens of Antrim..... Carrickfergus Castle in Carrickfergus is large and well preserved and it is here also that you can see the homestead of the former President of the United Stated of America, Andrew Jackson. Travelling on you need to take in The Old Bushmills Distillery, The Giants Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a very peaceful area with wonderful scenery and the lovely seaside town of Ballycastle from where a ferry leaves to go to Rathlin Island where you will find the Kebble Cliffs National Nature Reserve.
Rathlin Island popular with divers due to the number of wrecks sunk off the coast line, and a bird watchers paradise and is just 15 miles off the Mull of Kintyre off Scotland. Dunluce Castle is in a breath taking position, perched on the edge of the cliffs and stop off in Portrush.
Visitors to Antrim will enjoy the Belfast Botanic Gardens, with their many walking routes, and the many varieties of plants, rose gardens and much more. Antrim is also famous for its amazing Giants Causeway this UNESCO site. So much to See and Do in Northern Ireland.
Dunluce Castle is a medieval castle in County Antrim in Northern Ireland Dunluce Castle