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Carnfunnock Country Park
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Carnfunnock Country Park

Carnfunnock Country Park offers over 191 hectares of mixed woodland, colourful gardens and spectacular coastline, with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel.

The walled garden with its unique sundials and wooden sculptures is open all year round along with a maritime themed outdoor adventure playground, golf driving range and academy, way-marked walks, orienteering course, geocaching, wildlife garden, public toilets and picnic sites. Original estate features also remain including the Icehouse and Lime Kilns.

From March / April to October there are attractions to suit all ages: a maze in the shape of Northern Ireland, a family fun zone with miniature railway, bouncy castle, bungee run, remote control boats / trucks, bungee trampolines, WOW balls and 18 hole mini golf course; a children's activity centre with snack stop, outdoor games including putting, table tennis, giant chess and draughts; face painting and glitter tattoos; a touring caravan park and camp site; 9 hole golf course; barbecue areas and a modern visitor centre with gift shop and coffee shop.

Self-guiding educational material for the Maze, Walled Garden and general park environment can be downloaded free of charge from their website.

Carnfunnock also has a comprehensive and varied annual programme of events which includes falconry, bushcraft, face painting, art activities, educational events such as pond dipping, snake handling, bug hunting and seeing wildlife up close including foxes, hedgehogs and farm animals. Many events are themed to take account of special times with Easter events launching the season and Halloween events concluding. Band concerts take place most Sundays from June to August.

Carnfunnock App

A free iphone and android app is available to keep up to date with events and everything happening at Carnfunnock Country Park. Go to Itunes or Play Store to download or to their facebook page www.facebook.com/CarnfunnockCountryPark and access the app's QR codes.

Opening times

The general Country Park is open daily:

Spring / Summer: 09:00 – dusk (21.00 July-August); and

Autumn / Winter: 09.00 – 16.30 (Closed Christmas Day)

Detailed opening hours are available online at their website www.carnfunnock.co.uk. However certain park activities operate seasonal hours and are weather permitting so please phone in advance of your visit.

Price list

Charges apply for parking and certain activities. These are online at www.carnfunnock.co.uk

Facilities

  • Baby Changing facilities
  • WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Picnic Area
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

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Facilities

Facilities

  • Baby Changing facilities
  • WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Picnic Area
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
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Carnfunnock Country Park

Address
Coast Road Ballygally
Larne
County Antrim
BT40 2QG
Phone number
T: (028) 2826 2471
Email
Web Address
www.carnfunnock.co.uk
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