Nestled in the heart of Ballymena, Tullyglass Hotel and Residencies is the perfect base for any bank holiday plans. We have compiled a list of fun and wholesome things to do to enjoy the bank holiday at Tullyglass.


Glenariff Forest Park:

A short drive from the hotel will take you to the stunning Glenariff Forest Park. Covering over 2000 acres, you can enjoy a beautiful scenic walk through the enchanting woods. Lace up your hiking boots and explore the scenic trails that wind through dense woodlands and lead to breathtaking waterfalls.


Giants Causeway:

Embark on a day trip to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the unique hexagonal basalt columns that stand as a testament to nature’s wonder.


Whiskey Tasting:

Immerse yourself in the world of Irish whiskey by joining a guided whiskey tasting tour at the iconic Bushmills distillery. Learn about the distillation process, history, and the art of crafting Whiskey at the local distillery. 


Antrim Coast Road:

Take a leisurely drive along the Antrim Coast Road, renowned as one of the most scenic drives in the world. Wind your way along the coastline, passing by dramatic cliffs, charming villages, and sandy beaches.


Climb Slemish Mountain:

Paths up Slemish Mountain lead you to a beautiful destination with fresh air and stunning views of the region. The mountain is only 1500 feet (457 m) tall, offering an easy climb that’s ideal even for beginners. So, it will be an enjoyable walk for people of all fitness levels. It has various routes to the peak, each with a different adventure. 


Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail:

Designed by Brilliant Trails as the first of its kind in the UK or Ireland and launched in the spring of 2017, The Galgorm Castle Fairy Trail is a unique ‘must see’ experience. It is simply magical. The trail usually takes up to two hours and features an array of features along the path. This includes a troll swamp and house, fairy houses, a lost fairy village and a wizard school. Fairy Trail offers fun for all the family with a range of gift items available in Toadstool Cottage including fairy wands and fairy wings to help remember your magical experience.

Whatever your plans are, relax and unwind after a fun filled weekend. Enjoy a hearty meal and a refreshing cocktail at McAllisters Whiskey Lounge.