Just east of town are the ruins of Bonamargy Friary, founded in 1485. It's an attractive site to explore, but sadly the vault – which...
The tiny museum in the town's 18th-century courthouse has a collection of Irish arts and crafts works.
Three-hour sea-angling trips depart at 11am and 7pm daily except Sunday in summer, and cost £20/15 per adult/child including tackle,...
Just off the Diamond, O'Connor's is Ballycastle's best pub for music, with trad Thursday nights year-round. From Easter to September,...
Morton's Fish & Chips
Fish and chips don't come fresher: local boats unload their daily catch right alongside this little harbourside hut. The cod, haddock,...
Marconi Memorial information
In the harbour car park, a plaque at the foot of a rock pinnacle commemorates the day in 1898 when Guglielmo Marconi's assistants contacted Rathlin Island by radio from Ballycastle to prove to Lloyds of London that wireless communication was a viable proposition. The idea was to send notice to London or Liverpool of ships arriving safely after a transatlantic crossing – most vessels on this route would have to pass through the channel north of Rathlin.