Antrim and Newtownabbey has a long and intriguing history. Its story stretches back over 7,000 years, long before even the pyramids were built. Each generation has left its mark on the landscape, leaving an imprint of buildings and monuments that reflect the ever-changing patterns of settlement, trade, conflict and industry. So why not take a day out to steer a path through this ancient land of majestic beauty?
Discover Bronze-age standing stones and try to unravel their enigmatic carvings. Climb a Norman motte for jaw-dropping views of Ulster. Step into rural Ulster in the 1800s at Sentry Hill or feel the heat of industrial archaeology at Patterson’s Spade Mill. The choice, and more, is yours.