Based in Ballymena, Oranmore House is central to a lot of tourist attractions in Northern Ireland as well as a lot of sporting activities.
Our tourism and hospitality industry continues its success story; attracting visitors from around the world to come and visit the renowned attractions of Northern Ireland. Nestled in the centre of the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, Oranmore House is central to a lot of popular attractions in Northern Ireland – which incidentally are close to Ballymena. Whether you are looking to relax, participate in sporting activities or discover some of the beauty of Northern Ireland, by choosing Oranmore House as your base, you won’t be far from the following sites and activities…
Slemish Mountain is an extremely popular tourist attraction with tourists as it is a heritage site which has an association with Saint Patrick. In local tradition, the mountain was the site of the saint’s slavery, where he spent 6 years herding livestock for Mulchi, the local chieftain. Slemish Mountain is open all year round, it rises about 1500 feet above the surrounding plain and it is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. Excellent views can be had of the Antrim and Scottish coasts to the east.
The Glens of Antrim
The North Coast is arguably the most popular area for visitors in Northern Ireland. The area is absolutely beautiful with many scenic attractions. From The Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge to pretty and quaint seaside towns such as Portrush and Portrush, the North Coast has something for everyone!
The Seamus Heaney Homeplace
A home for inspiration, echoing the life, literature and legacy of Seamus Heaney.
Developed by Mid Ulster District Council, Seamus Heaney HomePlace is a purpose-built arts and literary centre, which celebrates the life and work of the late poet and Nobel Laureate, Seamus Heaney, and contributes to his legacy.
Cushendun is a small coastal village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is located between Cushendall & Ballycastle. It has a sheltered harbour and lies at the mouth of the River Dun & Glendun, one of the nine Glens of Antrim. The Mull of Kintyre in Scotland is only about 15 miles away across the North Channel and can be seen easily on clear days.
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Visit some of Northern Ireland's Best Golf Courses
Northern Ireland is home to some of the best golf courses in the world. If you are coming to Northern to partake in a bit of golfing, Oranmore House is strategically situated and in close proximity to many golf courses. Ballymena Golf Course & the Galgorm Castle Golf Course are located just a few miles from Oranmore House. Oranmore House is also on route to many of the golf courses in the north coast, such as The Royal Portrush Golf Club which hosted The Irish Open in 2011 & the 2019 Open Championship.