Great days out

Great days out in and around Ballymoney

Here are just a few ideas to give you and your loved ones a great day out in Ballymoney.

Camera Magic

Camera Magic

Take your camera and drive out to Dervock to visit the stunning Benvarden Gardens. Spend a leisurely morning meandering around the two-acre walled garden and grounds. While in the area, be sure to visit the much photographed Dark Hedges with its unique tree formation.

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Craigs Cycle

Craigs Cycle

Starting at Garryduff Road, this cycle route takes you past various ancient sites including the Broad Stone, Dooey’s Cairn and Craigs Dolmen. Bring a packed lunch and a good book. These sites are on private land and can only be accessed with the owner’s prior permission. Here are just a few ideas to give you and your loved ones a great day out in Ballymoney. Please click on the link to view further information on Cycling in the Ballymoney area.

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Go Golf!

Go Golf!

Take the time to learn something new together! Golf Tuition is available for groups of friends or individuals, by arrangement at the Gracehill Golf Club. Telephone: 028 2075 2207.

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Horseriding & Heritage

Horseriding & Heritage

Sheans Horse Farm & Heritage Centre will take you back to the 16th century when the Causeway Coast was ruled by one of the great chieftains of old, Sorley Boy McDonnell. Whether you’re a total beginner or a confident rider, experience the freedom, fun and buzz of horse riding at Sheans Horse Farm which offers top quality trekking and hacking on miles of off-road tracks that wind up into the beautiful North Antrim hills with panoramic views over 5 counties.

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Pamper and Explore

Pamper and Explore

Make time for a pampering session at one of the town’s many beauty salons before a relaxing lunch in one of the town’s many sandwich bars, followed by some retail therapy. Be sure to stop for coffee to recharge the batteries. While in town visit the museum to learn more about the history and heritage of this region. Please click on the links to find out more information on Shopping and Eating Out in Ballymoney.

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Pottery Classes

Pottery Classes

Want to try a new activity while visiting the North Coast? Susan has opened up her studio for small groups to get together and try pottery. Beginner’s are very welcome! One day, half day or evening sessions can be arranged.

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Rosepark Farm

Rosepark Farm

Rosepark Farm is a great place for families, educational and group visits to suit all ages enabling visitors to connect with nature and interact with various animals and birds. It stands out from other farm attractions as it is spread over a mile and a half of beautiful wooded and rose walkways. The petting area allows visitors to see and handle a variety of animals from rabbits to reptiles.

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Target Practice

Target Practice

Archery is a sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you are new to the sport then why not take advantage of one of the beginners courses that run regularly throughout the year at the Range Archery Centre. Please click on the link to view The Range Archery Centre website or telephone Chris: 07759 320 434.


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Walkabout Town

Walkabout Town

Enjoy a healthy walk around Riverside Park. The Highway to Health walk also starts and finishes at the Riverside Car Park. This 3.28km walk meanders through the Park and Town including the Memorial Gardens where people from all over the world have come to pay their respects to racing brothers, Joey and Robert Dunlop.

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Wet ‘n’ Wild

Wet ‘n’ Wild

Stuck with the toddlers in the caravan on a wet day? Hop in the car to the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre where kids can have all the fun they can handle. Perhaps have a swim or visit the popular children’s soft play area Treasure Island. Treat them to a takeaway afterwards in town.

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guides

Ballymoney visitor guide

Something to suit everyone.

activities

Drumaheglis Marina and Caravan Park

Situated on a beautiful stretch of the River Bann

Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre

Leisure centre with complete range of facilities

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Ballymoney Chamber of Commerce

Ballymoney Visitor Information Centre: Ballymoney Town Hall, 1 Townhead Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6BE
Tel: (028) 276 60230|Email: info@visitballymoney.com


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