Things to see and do - Larne
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Larne Travel guide
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Larne is the southern gateway to the Glens of Antrim, and a busy port with regular ferry services to the Scottish towns of Stranraer and Cairnryan. In the 9C and 10C, the Vikings landed here and called the lough Wulfrichford.
Tourist attractions Larne : Things to see and do
Chaine Memorial Road GB - Larne BT40 1AD
The Chaine Memorial Tower, a modern replica of a traditional, round Irish bell tower, was erected on the shore at the northern entrance to the harbour, in memory of James Chaine, a Member of Parliament for the region and benefactor.
Olderfleet Road GB - Larne BT40 1AS
To the south of Larne harbour, on a strip of land known as Curran Point, stand the ruins of a four-storey, 16C, square fortress, once called Coraine, which now goes by the name of Olderfleet Castle (derived from Wulfrichford). It is one of the three ..
A2 GB - Gransha
Although not an island, this peninsula feels quite detached from the rest of Ulster. The road along the west side provides a good view across Larne Lough, a small stretch of sea that resembles a lake. At the north end of Island Magee, in the garden o..
Coast Road, Ballygally GB - Larne BT40 2QZ
Built in 1625, Ballygally Castle boasts original features and scenic views of Ballygally Bay. Set on the Antrim Coast, there is free parking, spacious rooms and a beautiful walled garden. The individual rooms at Ballygally are elegantly decorated, a..
352 Coast Road, Ballygally GB - Larne BT40 2RA
Found in a building dating back to the 19th century, Halfway House Hotel is located in Larne. Free WiFi access is available. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and a hairdryer. Extr..
6 Redlands Road GB - Larne BT40 1FD
The Port of Larne is a 1-minute drive from Curran Court and provides ferry connections to the Scottish Highlands. Free internet and flat-screen TVs are provided in all rooms. Each room has a deep red feature wall and a private bathroom with a hairdr..