For people visiting Northern Ireland, one of the must visit places is the borough of Antrim. Antrim offers an exciting mix of adventurous destinations and heritage trails. Tourists looking to get information on the various points to cover in Antrim can drop in to the old courthouse information center located in Market Square. The information center is able to guide visitors in choosing the sightseeing destinations. There is a gift and souvenir shop in the information center, where visitors can purchase maps, clothing and handicraft items popular in this region.
Six Mile Water Caravan Park is a great place as it offers a wide range of activities suitable for different age groups. This park is located on the shores of Loud Neagh and is at a walking distance from the Antrim town and Forum Leisure Complex. There is also the Antrim Castle garden that contains beautifully landscaped gardens. The garden is home to a number of Exhibits belonging to the rulers of the past. The Exhibition center called the Garden Heritage Museum contains artifacts of the Massereene family, who ruled this borough, a few centuries back. The museum also details the history of this park. The castle Garden also conducts classes on creative arts within their premises.
Lough Neagh, the largest fresh water lake in the British Isles, is famous for its flora and fauna including wildfowls and a number of other wild birds. Eel fishing is a major commercial activity that is carried out in this lake. This fresh water lake is spread across a vast area of 383 Square Kilometers. The lake is shallow in nature with an average depth of 9 meters.
Along the Lough Neagh Lake, a popular park called the Antrim Lough shore park is located. One of the major attractions of this shore park is the swans moving around. Visitors can feed the swan and enjoy the sight of swam fluttering their wings. There are two separate water areas in this park for visitors to indulge in jet skiing and boating. Visitors can also be a part of the Antrim Borough Heritage trails organized by the local tourism development board.