Ballymena Eco’s Centre

4 Miles from the hotel

Entertain the kids on the ecos island with fun interactive zones, toy tractors, sandpit, duck feeding, playparks, funny litterbugs and a willow tunnel. You can easily make a day of it by bringing along a BBQ or picnic, enjoy the fun activities and go for a walk or cycle along the extensive network of paths in the ecos park that extends to approximately 150 acres. Within the park there are playparks, picnic sites and walks that take you over bridges, through the willow fairy ring, around the ecos lake and alongside the Braid River.

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The Ecos Trail

3 Miles from the hotel

Get on your bike or Run the ecos trail, Route 97 of the National Cycling Network (NCN 97). This trail takes cyclists past an array of beautiful scenery including the ecos country park and Slemish and will eventually take cyclist or runners to the picturesque village of Glenarm.

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Gobbins footpath

30 Miles from the hotel

Excite all the senses on this exhilarating cliff-face path, which was first enjoyed in the early 1900s. Located on the scenic Islandmagee peninsula, the attraction has been reborn and reimagined for the 21st century giving unparalleled access to the rugged Antrim Coast. The dramatic and challenging path includes spectacular tubular and suspension bridges, caves, steps and tunnels. There is also a fascinating Visitor Centre and cliff-top path

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Ballymena Peoples Park

3 Miles from the hotel

The People’s Park has a lot to offer its many visitors throughout the year. The Park boasts a well-equipped children’s play area, tennis courts, bowling green, picnic areas and toilets.

The Park offers secure surroundings for a family visit with the Park’s Pavilion resting at the centre of the site overlooking a large lake, home to a large range of wild ducks and geese. Hungry folks & birds can enjoy a snack. Vending facilities available for humans & ‘duck’s choice’ for the birds in the Park Dam.

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Glenariff Forest Park

18 Miles from the hotel

Glenariff, the “Queen of the Glens”, is home to the spectacular Glenariff Forest Park. The unique Waterfall Walkway, a popular tourist attraction since it opened 80 years ago,has been significantly upgraded along its 3 mile length Three waterfalls provide a rich backdrop for photographers, as do the other forest trails that offer panoramic landscapes and peaceful riverside walks. A visitor centre, exhibition, interactive display, shop, caravan/camping site (open Easter – October)

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