We've put together a list of up and coming events within The Gobbins area. We are confident that you, your family and friends will have a memorable time with us. Thank you for visiting and enjoy!

From the Gobbins team.

Bat Night

It’s European Bat weekend so a chance to learn fascinating bat facts before venturing outside, armed with torches and detectors to seek out these flying wonders zipping overhead (weather permitting).


Booking essential. Wear appropriate clothing/ footwear and bring torches.

Suitable for ages 7+ only.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Opening Times

Friday 26 May 2017 8.30pm


£4.25 per adult £3.75 per child / concession Includes light refreshments.


Carnfunnock Country Park

Contact Details

Contact Carnfunnock Country Park on T: 028 2826 2471.

May Pole Saturday at Arthur Cottage


Experience the May tradition of dancing around the May Pole before acquiring new tips at the baking demonstration from 2pm – 3pm.

All ages welcome.

Opening Times

Saturday 13 May 2017 11am - 3pm


£6.50 per family.


Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey

Contact Details

Contact Ballymena Visitor Information Centre on T: 028 2563 5010.

East Antrim Artists


A unique collection of works from local artists featuring a range of different styles and techniques.

All ages welcome.

Opening Times

Friday 5 May 2017 To Saturday 20 May 2017


Free admission.


Carrickfergus Museum

Contact Details

For more details contact Carrickfergus Museum on T; 028 9335 8241 or E: carrickfergusmuseums@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.
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Work is well underway at The Gobbins and the attraction is on track to reopen in time for the peak summer season.


The Gobbins Path tour will operate for two/thirds of the path up until the Man ‘o’War sea stack. Visitors will be also have an additional guided tour of Portmuck harbour where they will learn about the sea life, geology and history of this picturesque gem in Islandmagee.


Tours will be held hourly from 10am to 6pm and each tour will last approx. 2.5 hours. Booking prices and conditions are available via out website www.thegobbinscliffpath.com.


Priority booking will be given to members of the public who have previously had tours cancelled due to our closure last year.

Have you a gift card from The Gobbins which you havent used yet? We are also giving priority to those with a gift card to book for the summer season before we open sales on general release.

The Gobbins guest relations team are currently welcoming inquiries from anyone holding a valid gift card. To inquire further, please don’t hesitate to contact the Gobbins Visitors Centre on 02893372318 quoting your gift card number (found at the bottom of your gift card).



Once priority booking is complete, tickets will be put on general release at the beginning of June through our website.


We will update you again once the on line booking has gone live.


If you have any queries, please contact us on 028 9337 2318.



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