Category Archives: County Antrim

Sunflowers and Waterfalls

Hello! Only one week left of the summer holidays here in Northern Ireland. It’s always bittersweet for me. I look forward to the return to routine and grieve the loss of spontaneity. However, I have a couple of ideas for a cheap day out, if you are in need of some inspiration until then. Over the past couple of days we visited a Sunflower and Wildflower Field in Portglenone, and the Waterfall Walk at Glenariff Forest.

Sunflower Field Portglenone

Sunflower fields are becoming a very popular phenomena. Hordes of people have been making their way across the country to see these sunny fields.

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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – A Family Day Out

rope bridge

Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge is one of those iconic places we are fortunate enough to have on our little island. Visitors from all over the world flock to enjoy the views, and test their courage on the wobbling bridge swaying above the crashing waves of the Atlantic. So I felt it was about time I took my family on an excursion there.

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The Harbour Brewers Fayre Carrickfergus: Review

Brewers Fayre The Harbour

Last weekend we were invited to The Harbour Brewers Fayre in Carrickfergus. The restaurant is trialing what they refer to as Chef’s Counter menu, and they asked if we would review it. The concept is that on week nights, they have all you can eat buffets, with choices such as battered fish fillets, chilli beef, and roast chicken. And on Saturday’s they have an all you can eat Peri Peri Chicken night, for those who like it hot! Of course, all this is in addition to their usual menu.

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Donegore Hill Open Farm Review

Donegore Farm Review

Hidden away in the countryside, somewhere between Antrim and Templepatrick, is the little known townland of Donegore. And within that there is a new venture, aimed at providing a fun and educational  day out for families. I decided to write a Donegore Hill Open Farm Review, because having visited myself, I think that this hidden gem deserves to be shouted about!

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Food at The DeerStalker

The Deerstalker at Kelly’s Complex Portrush

If you are from Northern Ireland it is highly unlikely that you have not heard of Kelly’s at Portrush. However there is a chance you may not know about their newest Bar and Bistro, The DeerStalker!

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