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Carnfunnock Country Park, Larne

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Carnfunnock Country Park is a 191 hectare park located between Drains Bay and Ballygally, near Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated on the A2 Antrim Coast Road, 3.5 miles north of Larne. The park consists of mixed woodland, colourful gardens, walking trails and spectacular coastline with panoramic views of the Antrim Coast and North Channel. and is owned and run by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.FeaturesThe walled garden with its unique sundials and wooden sculptures is open all year round along with a maritime themed outdoor adventure playground, golf driving range and academy, way-marked walks, orienteering course, geocaching, wildlife garden, public toilets and picnic sites. The Cafe also operates at weekends throughout the year and there is a Parkrun every Saturday morning (subject to ground conditions). 1st Carnfunnock Scouts, which belongs to The Scout Association, was formed in October 2015 and meets regularly throughout the year.From March / April to October there are attractions to suit all ages: a maze in the shape of Northern Ireland, a family fun zone with miniature railway, bouncy castle, bungee run, remote control boats / trucks, WOW balls, bungee trampolines and 18 hole mini golf course; a children's activity centre with snack stop, face painting / glitter tattoos and outdoor games including putting and table tennis; a touring caravan park and camp site; 9 hole golf course; barbecue areas and a modern visitor centre with gift shop. Have a go archery is also available at weekends from Easter to September. The park also offers a fun packed programme of events running from Easter to October, including band concerts within the Walled Garden amphitheatre, every Sunday during June, July and August.
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  • Carnfunnock is simply a great spot for a day filled with fun. Lots to do for all ages and even if you just want a walk or a sit down you can do it all. We were there for Nursery School BBQ and it was ...  more »
  • I took a group to the park today. We booked food with the Parkland Café. There were 33 of us, the food was hot and very tasty. It was also keenly priced. I dealt with a lady called Kathryn she was hel...  more »
  • This most excellent country park has something for everyone. You can easily spend a whole day here enjoying the magnificent views. A fantastic activity area for children and a great educational experi...  more »
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  • Great place for family day out but not if your a bus driver as you have to pay £15 to park even know you bring 50 people or more
  • A really good Country Park with lots to do - Family Area with Bungee Trampolines, train, bouncy castles etc, forest walk (3/4 different routes), massive play park, crazy golf, and loads of picnic and bbq areas. A good carpark and reasonable priced cafe which sells hot food and snacks. Car Park costs £4.00 on busy days for all day parking. A great day out for families.
  • Visit here quite often. Good free play area and also playpark with paid mini train, bouncy castle, bungee jump etc. Some nice walksl
  • Brilliant country park to take the kids...great activities and they can run around and be safe. Adequate spaces for bbq and for campers...
  • Its very nice. nothing special but on a nice day it does have some nice walks

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