Information About Antrim and Newtownabbey in Ireland

Trip Away From Home

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough may be small and rural but it has plenty to offer for a trip away from home. Stay at a hotel in town and eat out every day or stay in a cottage and feel more at home.

The town has so much to offer but why not visit the coast and try a new skill like sailing or fishing. Take advantage of the facilities Antrim and Newtownabbey borough has to offer.  Look around the marina in Portglenone or explore the caves in Cuchendun.


Visit Antrim

The borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey may be a small part of Ireland but it has a lot to offer.  It is full of history and culture and shows how Ireland really used to be. Whether you care coming to visit for a day to see the castle or your staying for a week to explore the heritage walks, Antrim town won't disappoint.

The borough offers plenty to do for tourists with facilities such as leisure centres and theatres or if you wish to do something more quiet Antrim offers a wide array of places to eat. Visit the coast of Whitehead and go sailing or cycle through the town of Ballymoney.

Borough Council

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council aid the local residents and business' into upholding and improving the standards of Antrim town. As a council programmes are set up in order to help the community grow as well as function.


Antrim is the home to many preserved historical facilities such as castle gardens and towers which can now be enjoyed by residents as well as tourists. A popular tourist attraction is Antrim is the Antrim castle gardens and Clotworthy house. There are also many popular parks and heritage trails available to explore throughout the town.


If you thinking about planning a short break away to the scenic town of Antrim there is a wide selection of places to stay; hotel, B&B's. Choose to stay in the city centres or someone more rural, it all depends on what you want and what you plan to do on your trip away.

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