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Things to do in Carrickfergus

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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Castles; Cultural

Carrickfergus Castle is an historic fort that forms an imposing landmark on the shores of Belfast Lough. Over recent years the castle has become more visitor orientated and... more »

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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Museums
Owner description: Carrickfergus boasts Ireland's sole surviving coal gasworks and is one of only three left in the British Isles.It opened in... more » Owner description: Carrickfergus boasts Ireland's sole surviving coal gasworks and is one of only three left in the British Isles.It opened in 1855 and supplied the town with gas for over 100 years. It stopped making gas in 1967 and finally closed in 1987.It is now fully restored and open to the public.Come along and have a guided tour where you will see how gas was made from coal in Europe's largest surviving set of retorts. You'll also get a great view from the top of the gasholder! Marvel at how gas was used for light, heat and power. Our opening hours are May to Aug inc: Daily except Saturdays 2-5pm September: Monday to Friday 2-5pmWe can open at any time outside these hours for advanced bookings, which can be made either by email or telephone.A hidden gem in the heart of Carrickfergus illuminating town gas's unique role in the development of urban areas. « less
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural

Saint Nicholas' Church is at the heart of Carrickfergus and it's distinctive steeple rises above the other local buildings.  It's origins are linked to the nearby castle from the... more »

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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: ; Trams; Museums
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Scenic Railroads; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Golf Courses; Sports

Carrickfergus Golf Club hosts an attractive yet challenging Par 68 course.  Tee off over 'the dam' and then settle in and play through the 18 hole parkland course before enjoying... more »

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Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Marinas; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Owner description: Public Library. Carrickfergus Library Opening Times: Monday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Tuesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Wednesday:... more » Owner description: Public Library. Carrickfergus Library Opening Times: Monday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Tuesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Wednesday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Thursday: 9:30am - 8:00pm, Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm « less
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

The Andrew Jackson Centre is the thatched cottage homestead of President Jackon's Ulster-Scots parents who emigrated to America in1765, where "Old Hickory"  himself was born two... more »

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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Military Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
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Ranked #17 of 17 attractions in Carrickfergus
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
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