Annually, in July, Glenarm Castle hosts the Dalriada Festival. A showcase of sporting events, music and fine foods, with influences from Scotland and Ireland.
This was our first year attending the Dalriada Festival, and with the sun shining we headed off to the coastal location. Regardless of whether you travel via coast or through the Antrim Glens, the views are stunning. As you turn into Glenarm Castle grounds, the sight of the Castle nestling in the valley, with the sea in the near distance, provides the perfect setting for such an event.
If you read my post Herb Garden in a Flower Pot you will know that I am definitely in need of some inspiration for the garden in my new house (though the whole buying process takes so long it feels like it is never going to happen!) . So when the opportunity to visit Garden Show Ireland presented itself I jumped at the chance.
Knowing Lewis’ love of all things to do with vehicles, I thought he might enjoy a visit to the Shanes Castle May Day Steam Rally.
We were not disappointed there were enough steam engines and vintage vehicles to keep everyone happy. I found it really hard to imagine these vehicles once travelling through the country, providing haulage and working in agriculture.