Carrickfergus is situated on the North Shore of Belfast Lough.
Opened in 1985 it provides good shelter with its stone breakwaters. The staff are extremely helpful and the facility block provides toilets, showers and laundry facilities
Carrick Marine Projects are on hand to help with any repairs that you may have to make and they also operate the boat hoist which is situated in the harbour as is the fuel berth. Rory, Wendy or Norman can usually be found around the boatyard or in their office near the fuel birth in the Harbour.
The marina and harbour are the centrepiece of the rapidly expanding waterfront area. Restaurants, bars, a multi screen cinema and co-op superstore are all with in very easy walking distance as is Carrickfergus Sailing Club where visitors will be made welcome.
The Marina can accommodate 280 boats in pontoon berths and the basin is dredged to give depths of up to 2.3 metres (7'6") at L.W.S. The entrance to the Marina is situated at the eastern end of the basin and is open to the South West. The ends of the two breakwaters are marked with red and green beacons showing Qk. FI.R 3m and G 8m 3M. Red not showing from 245° to 305°
Welcome to the Joymount Arms
For good food, reasonable prices and a cosy atmosphere, make your way to the Joymount Arms in Carrickfergus. Long established in the area, it was bought in 2002 by Jack Creighton who then renovated an adjoining house to incorporate "Ownies", its new bistro. "Ownies Bistro" while specializing in freshly cooked seafood also offers a very extensive menu with everything from traditional meals such as Beef and Guinness Pie with Buttery Champ and Fresh Beer Battered Cod with Homemade Chips to tantalizing dishes of Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb, Chicken Carbonara or Grilled Steaks, in fact something to suit all tastes. Why not call in and find out! You will dine and relax under the old beams as friendly and efficient staff attend to your needs.
Upstairs, a function room holds up to 70 people and caters for parties, weddings and private dinner events. Here diners overlook the stunning view of the sea as they enjoy the sumptuous food prepared by professional chefs.
The relaxed and friendly atmosphere and professional staff form a big part of the Joymount Arms success. With open fires and traditional surroundings, regular live music, quizzes, and the best pint of Guinness in the area, the Joymount Arms is a must for good food and drink, and great craic.
Address: The Joymount Arms, 16-18 Joymount, Carrickfergus, BT38 7DN
Gone Fishing were established in 2004 and supplies the county fishing tackle needs in its unique little crammed to the ceilings with stock store on North Street. From rods and reels from such geat makers as jarvis walker, shakespeare, zebco, rhino, browning, fladen and quantum to top quality terminal tackle, accessories and outdoor clothing from such names as mustad, kamasan, ultima, cottonmount and so many more.
We also supply fresh, frozen an preserved fishing baits an have local catch report updates and good knowledge of the best at the moment fishing locations.
Why not call in next time your in port..A Welcome always awaits
Address: Gone Fishin, 29 North Street, Carrickfergus, BT387AQ
There is a well-known saying that the best way to tell whether a man is well dressed is to look down. Hardy Amies, recent dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth II, concurs:
"It is totally impossible to be well dressed in cheap shoes. To buy the best you can afford, to go for what you really can't afford, is not extravagance. But to fail to look after shoes is profligacy."
In the heart of Northern Ireland's most historic town lies the only shoemakers and supplier of quality men's shoes left in the country. With over 50 years experience we are experts in shoe making, shoe fitting, alterations and repairs.
At Robinson's we aim to combine our expert knowledge, craftsmanship and time honoured traditions with the highest quality of materials. We have expert craftsmen who will make you handmade shoes to the exact specification of your feet and to your own personal design with whatever materials and finish you desire.
Our bespoke shoes service is also complimented by our high quality pre-made stock from well established English shoe companies notably Church's, Barker and Loake.
Address: 11 Market Place, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 7AW
Local attractions include Carrickfergus Castle and the Marina. For shops and Amenities Carrickfergus town centre is only half a mile away.
Our 49 Bedroom Carrickfergus Premier Inn has everything you'd expect , incredibly comfy beds in every room and an onsite Brewers Fayre restaurant serving great value pub favourites in a family friendly environment.
Rates :- Mon βThu from £60 per room per night β Room Only
Fri β Sun from £54 per room per night β Room Only
Higher Prices may apply during key events
Promotional offers may be available via our website
Corporate Events, RYA Courses, Sailing Training Courses
The call of the sea is strong in these islands. Every year more people are 'taking to the boats' in search of fun, freedom...and fitness. Nothing can be more exhilarating than to sail the seas in the company of like-minded people, to enjoy the relaxation of life on board a yacht or motor cruiser and to return to harbour invigorated and tanned from your time afloat - all so different from the routine of the office!
Ulster Sailing School courses provide an opportunity for men and women of all ages (with or without experience) to sample the thrill of sailing around some of the most scenic coastlines of Britain and Ireland.
For the newcomer it's a safe and pleasurable way to spend a holiday afloat, and perhaps learn a new skill. More experienced sailors can improve their navigation, boathandling and seamanship under the tutelage of RYA qualified Yachtmaster instructors.
Aquashak are totally dedicated to offering our customers the best value for money across an extensive array of marine products. We continually monitor the market place to ensure that you, our customer will receive very competitively priced products, yet at the same time still retaining the highest possible level of quality.
Here at Aquashak we believe that being able to facilitate all our customers' marine and sailing requirements is not everything. Value, quality and price of all our products is repeatedly assessed. However we our committed to continually improving our customer services, so on receipt of all orders the processing times are reduced to a minimum, the shipment companies used are constantly monitored for their efficiency, all resulting in faster delivery times for you the customer.
The marina area at Carrickfergus boasts excellent amenities for berthing, setting sail and relaxing. The impressive marina building hosts the customer service team, who are friendly, confident and experienced, ready to greet any visitor 24 hours a day.
What's more, throughout the year and particularly in the summer, there are great festivals and other events to be enjoyed. So, for serious sailors and boating enthusiasts alike, it all adds up to a great experience in a spectacular setting - Carrickfergus Marina.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Boatmec provides an all Ireland service for Volvo Penta.
Our engineers are fully qualified to carry out repairs, service, maintenance and warranty work. We can provide a complete package, including parts, to both commercial and domestic boat owners.
We understand that boating is not a 9-5 activity, and we pride ourselves in offering a flexible service to carry out all work at a time and place that is convenient to our customers.
A warm welcome awaits you at Beechgrove Farm. Beechgrove is situated along the shores of Belfast Lough on the County Antrim side, approximately 1 mile north-west of Carrickfergus (off the A2) and close to the Knockagh Monument. Beechgrove is open all year round and is comprised of a 16 acre mixed farm.
Beechgrove Farm is a member of a number of Tourist Associations, including the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB)
Established in 1997 castle cabs is a friendly family business with over 12 years experience in the taxi trade and provides an excellent service to clients throughout the local area. The company is situated in Carrickfergus close to all the local amenities.
With a team of over 30 experienced staff members Castle Cabs has a professional team of highly skilled excellent customer services. The company is managed by Marie McCullough who has been focusing on the taxi company for many years.
Castle Cabs has an expanding group of customers based in and around Carrickfergus including pubs, clubs, restaurants and private clients