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Outdoor Recreation

The Greater Belfast area is bursting with beautiful parks and gardens to explore and enjoy. There's also picturesque seafront promenades - perfect for bracing walks - from Carrickfergus to Bangor.

Be sure to check out: The Ballyclare Activity Trail, which offers three choices of accommodation, three places to eat, and a variety of places to have fun including fishing, archery, golf, walking, orienteering, outdoor activities, horse riding, indoor soccer and go-karting. You can also visit a beautiful nursery garden and an organic farm.

Places To Visit

Pickie Funpark, Bangor

Pickie Funpark is one of the top ten visitor attractions in Northern Ireland. The park provides a fun day out for all: An 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children's play area, children's electric car track and more

North Down Coastal Path,

Relatively flat scenic coastline

Cockle Row Cotttages & Groomsport Harbour, Groomsport, Bangor

Located by the Harbour you will find Cockle Row Cottages which house displays of tourist and heritage information and local crafts in an authentic 1910 atmosphere.

Cave Hill Country Park, Belfast

The park is home to Cave Hill Adventurous Playground, archaeological sites, Cave Hill Visitor Centre, ecotrails, walking and orienteering routes. Refreshments are also available in the Cellar Restaurant inside Belfast Castle.

Streamvale Open Farm, Belfast

The real farm experience for every visitor - you can see the dairy production as well as take a nature walk with views of Belfast, feed and cuddle baby animals, join in all the farm fun and enjoy the delicious home made ice cream.

Belfast Castle Estate, Belfast

Belfast Castle estate is situated on the lower slopes of Cave Hill Country Park in North Belfast. It contains both parkland and mature mixed woodland and offers superb views of the city from a variety of vantage points.

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, Hillsborough

Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland. Hillsborough is the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland.

Whitehead Heritage & Wellbeing Trail, Carrickfergus

Whitehead is a Victorian seaside town five miles north of Carrickfergus with commanding views across the mouth of Belfast Lough and the Irish Sea.

Mobile Team Adventure, Belfast

Mobile Team Adventure (MTA) is an exciting and innovative company specialising in Outdoor Pursuits and Team Building based in Northern Ireland.

Ireland Off Road Experience, Bangor

If you crave the thrill of the off-road, or want the ultimate day in corporate entertainment, but don't really know where to start, come to the experts!

Newtownabbey Way, Newtownabbey

Newtownabbey's new walking and cycling route is now complete, linking Corr’s Corner to the shores of Belfast Lough at Whiteabbey.

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