: Belfast International Airport
: Larne harbour
: Bushmills inn
: The Royal Portrush
: Bushmills Inn
St Columb’s Cottages is an ideal location to explore the beauty of the North Antrim coast and is located 5 minutes from the famous Giant's Causeway Heritage site, with its new soon to be opened Visitors' Centre. Other local attractions include Dunluce castle ,Carrick-a-rede rope bridge and the world's oldest Distillery in Bushmills. Why not visit County Donegal which can be reached within 30 minutes by using the 10 minute ferry ride from Magilligan.
Within a 10 minute drive you can visit the local seaside towns of Portrush, Portstewart and Ballycastle where you can take the ferry across to Rathlin Island. At the west of the island is the renowned RSPB Seabird Centre, where puffins, guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes can be viewed during the summer months and in Mill Bay there is a colony of seals.
Close by there are 8 golf courses. The most famous of these courses is Royal Portrush Golf Club which is hosting the Irish Open 2012 from the 28th June to 1st July.
The North Coast hosts many high profile events each year such as the world's fastest motorcycle race, The North West 200, in May; the RNLI Portrush Raft Race in June; the N.I Milk Cup for junior footballers in July where many international footballers are present; the Auld Lammas fair in August and the N.I International Air show in September.
Explore the Causeway Coastal Route which is an outstanding scenic drive and visit the Glens of Antrim with their beautiful views, nature reserve and spectacular waterfalls.
The capital city of Belfast is approximately one hour by car or train from Ballymoney and is well worth a visit. The newly opened Titanic Belfast is an unmissable visit in any tour of Northern Ireland. It is located in the heart of Belfast, on the slipways where RMS Titanic was built. Inside the building, visitors will re-live the entire Titanic story from her birth in Belfast to the fateful maiden voyage and her eventual discovery on the seabed.