Be Energetic

Love to Walk
♥ Take a walk along the Ulster Way- you can take part in all or sections of the 625 mile walk around some of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes. You can start the route from Glenarm  (only 17 miles away)
 
♥ Enjoy the Ecos Reserve Trail walking route from Millenium Bridge. Explore the Ecos Reserve Area with its beautiful landscape, otters and Irish Moiled Cattle, the walk with cover around 2 miles.
 
Slemish Enjoy a 2 km circular walk over the volcanic plug of Slemish Mountain and enjoy the summit views. Start & Finish - Slemish Carpark.
 
♥Take a look at our Mid and East Antrim Borough Council's Walking page for more inspiration.
 
 
Love to Run
Enjoy the local 5k Park Run which takes place each Saturday from the Ecos Centre (2 miles away), it's free and anyone can join in- don't forget to register!
 
♥ When visiting Adair Arms Hotel for longer periods of time- why not join up with a local running club to develop your fitness.
Ballymena Runners- (0.5 miles away)
 
 
 ♥ Love to Cycle
♥ Enjoy the Ecos Trail- One of Ballymena's cycling route. It follows mainly quiet minor roads over the Antrim Plateau but there are traffic-free paths within the parkland of the ecos Millennium Environmental Centre. Take a look.
 
Love to complete Adventure Sports
Northern Ireland has a wealth of adventure sports to kepp you challenged, take a look at Discover NI A-Z of activities. 

Love to go Fishing
♥Take a look at some of the local venues for fishing in Co. Antrim.
 
♥Discover Northern Ireland list ideas for Angling in the local area.
 

Go to the local Leisure Centre (0.5 miles away)
 
♥ Seven Towers Leisure Centre offers fun for all of the family with swimming pools, soft play, fitness suite and a range of different sports.

 
 ♥ Love to Play Golf
♥ Take a look at some of the local Golf Courses listed below. For Golfing around Northern Ireland take a look at Discover Northern Ireland pages.
 

 

Galgorm Castle Golf Club (2.4 miles away)

 

Ballymena

 

County Antrim

 

BT42 1HL

 

02825 646161

 

http://www.galgormcastle.com/

 

Galgorm Castle Golf Club is one of Ireland’s finest Championship courses set in the grounds of the historical Galgorm Castle Estate.  This quality and exciting course has a rich and colourful history to be explored with mysterious stories to be uncovered.

 

The Championship golf course is the home of the Northern Ireland Open, suitable for players of all standards and was awarded ‘Ireland’s Parkland Course of the Year’ in 2014. The Championship course is set in the beautiful estate, which for the non-golfers makes for an enjoyable walk at any time of year.

 

Antrim Golf Club (11.6 miles away)

Allen Park

45 Castle Road

Antrim

BT41 4NA

02894 429001

Opened in 1996 the Golf Course covers an area of approximately 143 acres, stretching to 6683 yards of gently undulating parkland. Three man-made lakes add to its beauty with perhaps the most difficult of all the holes being the Par 3 7th (181 yards) which calls for a tee shot across one of the lakes. Many of the holes will prove testing even for the more experienced golfer. All Greens are built to high quality USGA.   Specifications and are surrounded by strategically placed bunkers.

 

 


 

The Royal Belfast Golf Club  (34.1 miles away)

Station Rd,

Holywood,

County Down

BT18 0BP

028 9042 8165

www.royalbelfast.com

Harry Colt designed this golf course founded in 1881 is the oldest golf club in Ireland. Colt produced a course of great charm which provides a true test of golfing skill and enjoys one of the most scenic settings of any in these islands with its unrivalled views of Belfast Lough and the Antrim plateau beyond.

Massereene Golf Club (11.6 miles away)

51 Lough Road

Antrim

BT41 4DQ

02894 428096

Established in 1895, Massereene Golf Club offers a challenging and picturesque 18-hole par-72 parkland course. With panoramic views over Lough Neagh, it is suitable for golfers of all levels of skill and experience. Our welcome to individuals and groups is always genuine and warm.

When the time comes to relax , you can rest assured that our friendly and efficient staff will provide the best of service in a comfortable clubhouse where you can enjoy a quiet drink and maybe a bar snack – or take advantage of the superb menu on offer in our delightful restaurant. Our facilities, which can accommodate small or large groups, are ideal for corporate functions, special events or celebrations of any kind.