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.

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.
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Contact Details

14 Carnvue Drive
Newtownabbey
County Antrim
BT36 6RB

Email:
toursjo@btinternet.com
Tel: (028) 9083 5221
Alt: 07816 969 350
Mob: 07816 969 350