Church in Cushendall

Layd Old Church

From the car park beside the beach (follow the golf club signs), a coastal path leads 1km north to the picturesque ruins of Layd Old Church, with views across to Ailsa Craig (a prominent conical island also known as…
Castle in Glenarm

Glenarm Castle & Walled Garden

Since 1750 Glenarm has been the family seat of the MacDonnell family; the present 14th Earl of Antrim lives in Glenarm Castle, hidden behind an impressive wall. The castle itself is closed to the public – except dur…
Forest in Glenariff

Glenariff Forest Park

At the head of the Glenariff Valley is Glenariff Forest Park, where the main attraction is Ess-na-Larach Waterfall, an 800m walk from the visitor centre. You can also walk to the waterfall from Laragh Lodge, 600m do…
Gallery in Glenarm


Watch craftspeople at work at Steensons, the designer-jewellery workshop that produces the jewellery worn in the Game of Thrones. (You can't buy copyrighted Game of Thrones pieces, but you can buy similarly inspired…
Historic Building in Cushendall

Curfew Tower

The unusual red sandstone Curfew Tower at the central crossroads was built in 1817, based on a building the landowner had seen in China. It was originally a prison 'for the confinement of idlers and rioters'.