Carrickfergus Walking Tours

Walking Route
Carrickfergus with over 1000 years of history under its belt, has lots of secrets to reveal. Enjoy a walking tour around the town with John, and learn about castles, town walls, the palace, big houses, ghosts, salt mines, monarchs and so much more.

John is a Blue Badge Guide born in the borough and a member of the Northern Ireland Tour Guide Association. He specializes in Irish history, buildings, scenery, and active Christian churches today. He finishes in a local coffee shop and will happily share his enthusiasm for the town where he and his parents were born.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Route:

Library at Joymount, Town Walls. Shaftesbury Park, North Gate. North St, West St, Irish Gate, Governors' Place, High Street. Library.

Distance:

2 miles

Time:

1 hour

Terrain:

Flat

Point of interest:

Joymount Palace, Town Walls, North Gate, St Nicholas Church, Carrickfergus Castle, old jail and courthouse.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newtownabbey Local Information Centre
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