Categories: things to doAntrim

Whether you are heading off on a short overnight break or simply planning a day out for all the family to enjoy, look no further than our very own County Antrim! From stunning views at the edge of the Causeway Coastal Route where the county lies, to world-class golf courses and luxurious nights away, Antrim has it all.

Relax yourself at The Rabbit Hotel and Retreat

Said to be the Galgorm’s little sister,The Rabbit Hotel and Retreat lies in the heart of Templepatrick. A laid-back, stylish place to stay, the Rabbit Hotel is all about the good vibes. Dine until your heart is content at the Rabbit Restaurant, and raise a glass for whatever you please at the cosy Hunter’s Bar. With a stunning new spa opening its doors this Autumn to relax and indulge in, the perfect stay you seek can be found right here. 

Fall into Autumn at Antrim Castle Gardens 

As the colder months begin to settle in, why not throw on your cosy gear and head out to breathe in the fresh autumn air at Antrim Castle Gardens? This stunning setting is perfect for a casual stroll with all the family to enjoy, as you explore the Gardens’ features such as the Large Parterre, Her Ladyship’s Pleasure Garden and the Yew Tree Pond. These 400 year old gardens provide the perfect place to watch all the autumnal colours and sights in the most picturesque scene imaginable.  

Step into the fun at Lough Shore Park 

Situated on the shores of Lough Neagh, just a few minutes walk away from the Castle Gardens, the park has something fun for everyone. Whether you want to sit back and soak up the beauty of the historic area, have a go at feeding the swans or opt for adventure at the nautical themed play park, this is a prime location for those days when you have a craving to be out and about! 

Dive into discovery on Lough Neagh’s Boat Tours 

Dare to set sail onto the wonderful waters of Lough Neagh as part of your next adventure. With specially crafted tours to cater to the interests of all, Lough Neagh Tours allows you to discover the waters that our counties surround. Lough Neagh Stories is a new tour, led by fisherman Gary, who dives in deeper to the stories and facts about the great Lough. From fishermen’s tales to real, captivating images and artefacts from the Lough itself.  

Enjoy a game at Massereene Golf Club 

One of the finest parkland courses in Northern Ireland is right here in Antrim, Massereene Golf Club. This club co-hosted the 2021 ISPS Handa World Invitational during the summer, and was a recipient of the Golfers Guide to Ireland’s ‘Hidden Gem Award’ in 2018. Golfers of all levels and experience are welcome to take on a challenge and enjoy a day out at the stunning course, with breathtaking panoramic views of Lough Neagh over the seventh hill. Alongside this, the club offers excellent bar and dining facilities, providing a relaxing and enjoyable day out for all involved.  

Let us know where you choose to explore on your next break away! Don’t forget to tag your epic social posts with #MyGiantAdventure and #EmbraceAGiantSpirit!