Things to see and do - Antrim
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Antrim Travel guide
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Antrim, a linen-spinning centre, was once the county town. Close to Lough Neagh, the city lies on a fine trout river called the Six Mile Water. There is a lakeside golf course on the lake shore and a marina providing boat trips. The town was razed by General Monro in 1649 and resisted the attack of a force of 3 500 United Irishmen led by Henry Joy McCracken, a Belfast cotton manufacturer, during the 1798 Rebellion.
Tourist attractions Antrim : Things to see and do
A round, remarkably-preserved bell tower, 27 m high, stands surrounded by trees. Its conical summit has been restored. It is thought to date back to around 900 and is the only vestige of a large 6C monastery, abandoned in 1147.
Standing in a narrow street is a simple hut, the birthplace of Alexander Irvine (1863-1941), who became a missionary in the Bowery district of New York. The room giving onto the street served as a kitchen, living room and shoemaker's shop for his fat..
Clotworthy Arts Centre
Behind the marketplace and the Law Courts (1726) is a magnificent Tudor-style doorway, giving onto the park of the former family residence of the Clotworthy family, which burned down accidentally in 1922. Monuments in memory of the family, their dogs..
144-146 Ballyrobin Road GB - Aldergrove BT29 4EG
In the countryside of Antrim, less than a mile from Belfast International Airport, this boutique hotel offers a bar, a restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking. Reception is open 24/7. With its rustic atmosphere, the restaurant serves fresh, local pr..
20 Dunsilly Road GB - Antrim BT41 2JH
Prix Prices from : 59 £
One of the most comfortable hotels in Northern Ireland, the Dunsilly Hotel Antrim offers 40 well presented en suite bedrooms. There are excellent conference and banqueting facilities. Situated at junction 1 of the main M22 motorway, the hotel offers..
Ballymena Road GB - Antrim BT41 4LL
Prix Prices from : 55 £
Situated at Junction One, Northern Ireland’s largest shopping centre, The Holiday Inn Express Antrim offers colourful rooms and free parking, just 10 minutes from Belfast International Airport. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The Holiday Inn has..