Ballycastle is within easy reach of a diverse collection of Antrim’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Ballycastle Museum and the iconic Rathlin Island Ferry. Two other great attractions you’ll find close by Ballycastle are Bonamargy Friary and Ballycastle Beach.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the area’s beaches, for example Cushendun Beach in Ballymena. Explore the local wilderness by heading to Rathlin Island.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around Antrim should not miss out on Giant's Causeway in Bushmills, Curfew Tower in Ballymena and the Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge. If you’re a history buff, Antrim’s past has been beautifully preserved at the Red Bay Castle in Ballymena.
Finding somewhere suitable to base yourself around Ballycastle is simple. The An Caislean, the Causeway Lodge, Bushmills and the Portcaman House B&B, Bushmills are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.