The entrance to Bonamargy Friary is clearly marked on the right as you leave Ballycastle heading for Cushendall. The entrance is just after the Golf Club and is right in the middle of the golf course (I noticed a few stray golf balls in the grounds!). The car park will only fit 3 cars, but it's rare to see more than one or two, you will probably have the place to yourself. Entry is free and there are no facilities.
It's a beautiful place to walk around. 30 minutes should be enough, depending on how involved you get. Personally I love reading the headstones, some of which date back to 1800. I'm sure there are much older graves here, but time has worn away much of the engraving. The friary itself is a third order Franciscan Friary founded in 1500. The grounds also hold the remains of many Great War and WWII soldiers, including a memorial.
If you are in Ballycastle and have some free time I would recommend this, even if just for some peace and quiet.
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