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Larne (Irish: Latharna) is a town and port in County Antrim.


Get in[edit]

By ferry[edit]

P & O ferries normally sail from Cairnryan near Stranraer in Scotland, taking two hours to Larne. These are suspended in 2020, sail via Belfast.

By road[edit]

The A8 road connects Larne to Belfast. A more scenic alternative is the A2 Antrim Coast Road.

By rail[edit]

Larne has 2 railway stations, 1 Larne Town and 2 Larne Harbour, both of which are on the same line from Belfast.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Chaine Memorial. cylindrical stone tower lighthouse with a conical roof, a memorial to James Chaine, a former Member of Parliament for Antrim, who died in 1885. Chaine Memorial (Q5067975) on Wikidata Chaine Memorial on Wikipedia
  • 2 Carnfunnock Country Park. Walled garden, adventure playground, golf driving range and the Northern Ireland Maze Carnfunnock Country Park (Q5044041) on Wikidata Carnfunnock Country Park on Wikipedia
  • 3 Olderfleet Castle. remains of 16th century tower house Olderfleet Castle (Q7085566) on Wikidata Olderfleet Castle on Wikipedia
  • 4 Larne Museum and Arts Centre, 2 Victoria Rd, BT40 1RN, +44 28 2826 2443. M-F: 10AM-4:30PM, Sa-Su: Closed. Larne Museum and Arts Centre (Q6489707) on Wikidata Larne Museum and Arts Centre on Wikipedia


  • Watch soccer at Larne FC, who play in the NIFL (Danske Bank) Premiership, the top tier in Northern Ireland. Their home ground is Inver Park, capacity 2500, along the main road half a mile from the harbour.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Larne
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