The Giant's Causeway
Situated on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, The Giant's Causeway is not too far from The Old Forge in Randalstown. The Giants causeway was formed as the result of a volcanic fissure eruption and is the most popular toast attraction in Northern Ireland. It is a World Heritage site and a Natural Nature Reserve and is owned and managed by The National Trust.
Shane's Castle is a ruined Castle not far from The Old Forge in Randalstown. The Castle is on the north - east shores of Lough Neagh and was built in 1345 by a member of the Clandeboy O'Neill dynasty. Shane's Castle was origianally called Eden-duff-carrick. The Castle was used extensively in Game of Thrones.
World of Owls
The World of Owls is situated in Randalstown Forest and its aim is to ensure the survival of owls throughout the world. The “World of Owls” at Randalstown Forest has a range of facilities that enables it to be a visitor destination for a full or half day visit. There is an indoor and outdoor display area, shop, small café, outdoor displays, walks, play area and services. And we would highly recommend!
Antrim Castle Gardens
Antrim Castle Gardens are 400 year old gardens. Stroll around these magnificent gardens which have been preserved by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Whilst on your stroll you will see the Large Parterre, Her Ladyship's Pleasure Garden and the Yew Tree Pond. Antrim Castle Gardens are also winners of the Ulster Bloom Special Award in 2012. Within the heart of the gardens, there is also the beautiful Clotworthy House and you can visit the Garden Heritage Exhibition.
Slemish Mountain is the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick and is located in County Antrim. The mountain rises 15000 feet above the surrounding plain and it is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. According to legend, following his capture and being brought as a slave to Ireland, Patrick worked as a shepherd at Slemish Mountain for about six years, from ages 16 through 22, for a man named Milchu.