County Antrim is located in Northern Ireland, and is the most north-easterly county on the island of Ireland. Lough Neagh, Ireland's largest lake, borders County Antrim and some of the best eel fishing in Europe can be found here. The island's second city, Belfast, boasts some of the best shopping on the island of Ireland as well as some excellent nightlife including the Grand Opera House.
Places to stay in Co. Antrim include Antrim Town (6), Ballintoy (2), Ballycastle (8), Ballyclare (3), Ballymena (11), Ballymoney (10), Belfast City (70), Bushmills (11), Carrickfergus (5), Crumlin (9), Cushendall (7), Glenariffe (4), Larne (12), Lisburn (4), Newtownabbey (1), Portrush (30), Templepatrick (2), Toome (2). Other towns include Dunmurry.
Map of Co. Antrim
Getting To and Around Co. AntrimCounty Antrim is extremely accessible, home to two airports, as well as Belfast and Larne ferryports. Rail services to the rest of Northern Ireland, and to Dublin are also available, as well as bus and a good road network. Details on getting around Antrim, and of the air- and seaports can be found in our Co. Antrim Transport Guide.
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Events in Co. Antrim
- Ballymena Show and Countryside Festival Ballymena Livestock Market, 1 Woodside Road
- Balmoral Show Balmoral
- Belfast Film Festival Belfast City
- Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Cathedral Quarter, (Venues near St. Anne's Cathedral)