Carnfunnock Family Golf Centre

This public Par3, 9-hole parkland golf course offers magnificent views of the Antrim coast and across the sea to Scotland. All ages and standards of golfer are welcome from the beginner to the experienced golfer. No membership or prior booking is required.

(Also located next to the course is the Matt Stewart Golf Academy, who are responsible for the operational aspects of the course and also offer a driving range facility with an onsite golf professional. An 18 hole mini golf course is also available at the Family Fun Zone and a putting green at the Activity Centre.)

Green Fees Payment
Golfers pay a set daily rate for unlimited rounds of golf in one day. Green fees are payable through the Matt Stewart Golf Academy with regular spot checks carried out on the course.

Club Hire
Club hire is available from the Matt Stewart Golf Academy on payment of a hire charge and a £15 deposit, which is refundable, subject to the safe return of equipment.

Golf Course Season Passes
A golf season pass can be purchased which allows unlimited play any time from the course re-opens (March / April) until the golf course closes in the autumn/winter alongside use of the Activity Centre putting green. These offer great value and can be purchased at the Visitor Centre, if 2 passport photographs are provided. The adult season pass price also includes a parking season pass. Members of the Matt Stewart Golf Academy can avail of a discounted rate (subject to conditions).

Parking Season Pass Discount
Normal parking charges apply for golfers. If you plan on playing golf regularly at Carnfunnock then you can obtain a discount of 25% on a parking season pass, on production of your greens fees score card to Visitor Centre staff. (Offer only available on day of purchase)

Catering / Hospitality
Although the course has no clubhouse, a full range of meals, snacks and refreshments are available from the Coffee Shop or Snack Stop. Groups can be catered for by prior arrangement.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Green fees:

Monday - Friday: Adult £8 Junior/Senior Citizen £4.50

Weekends and holidays: Adult £9 Junior/Senior Citizen £5.50

Parking prices apply although discount offered for season parking passes.

Unlimited rounds of golf in one day.

Green fees for the 9 hole golf course are payable through the Matt Stewart Golf Academy and Driving Range.

Best days to play:

Any day.



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Opening times:

Seasonal opening from March to October

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Larne Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Carnfunnock Country Park is situated on the famous Antrim Coast Road (A2), 3.5 miles north of Larne town and Larne Harbour and just over 20 miles from Belfast.

For GPS purposes Carnfunnock's full address is 182A Coast Road, Ballygally, Larne BT40 2QG.

By Road:
From the direction of Larne Town Centre: Follow the signs and drive along the Coast Road (A2), through Drains Bay. The Park entrance is 0.5 miles on the left.
From the direction of Glenarm: Follow the signs for Larne and drive along the Coast Road (A2), through Ballygally. The Park entrance is 1 mile on the right.
Look out for our unique pyramid feature indicating the Park entrance.

By Bus:
Translink provides a regular bus service along the Coast Road (A2). The nearest bus stop is located just outside the entrance to the Park. For timetable information please contact Translink Tel: 028 9066 6630. Service 162 (all year): Larne to Cushendun. Service 252 (seasonal): Belfast to Coleraine.

By Ferry:
For timetable information about services to/from Larne please contact P&O Passenger Services: Tel: 0871 6646 464.
  • Driving range
  • Pro shop
  • 9 holes
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Putting Green
  • Club Hire
  • Tuition Available
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Contact Details

Coast Road
County Antrim
BT40 2QG

Tel: (028) 2826 2471
Alt: (028) 2826 0088