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Randalstown Holiday Homes Antrim

Randalstown Holiday Homes Antrim

Randalstown is located near the shores of Lough Neagh between the towns of Antrim and Toome.

Randalstown has a strong history of linen and iron industries. A memorial to this history is in the middle of the town and made from the original turbine used to generate mains electricity for the town and items salvaged from the Old Bleach Linen Company founded by James Webb in 1864.

An old linen mill chimney from the Old Bleach factory can be seen from most parts of the town The town also has a very prominent disused railway viaduct.

Shanes Castle is located on the road into Antrim Town from Randalstown. Shane’s Castle is the family seat of the O’Neills of Clandeboy. The Demesne is one of the most beautiful and well maintained in Ireland with a rich variety of fauna, flora, insect and bird life.

There has been a herd of fallow deer at Shane’s Castle for many years. Although the Castle has been in ruins since the fire of 1816, the remaining structure, including a unique Camellia House is a striking feature in the landscape.

Randalstown Forest is a mixed conifer forest containing a visitor centre, deer park, a national nature reserve and wild fowl refuge area. Craigmore Fishery, a Fly Fishing facility is located on the outskirts of the town.

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