Things to See & Do

With its idyllic rural setting it’s easy to feel miles away at the Dunadry but with the motorway just down the road, getting to Northern Ireland’s main attractions couldn’t be more convenient.

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Art and Entertainment


Belfast's Grand Opera House is just 15 minutes away from the Dunadry Hotel. It hosts a variety of different shows for all ages and guarantees an array of fun for all the family to enjoy!


The Waterfront Hall is recognised as a major European destination for culture. It hosts many events from conferences, to art exhibitions, to music concerts. Check out what is on at the Waterfront during your visit, and indulge in a fabulous evening of entertainment for all the family to enjoy.


The Odyssey Arena has something for everyone! The venue hosts many events on a daily basis, ranging from music concerts, ice hockey, bowling, to nightclubs, bars and restaurants, and is home to one of the most popular cinematic experiences in the city. It even has a world of exploration for children in the W5 center!

So, whatever the purpose of your stay with us, be it business or pleasure, the Odyssey makes for a great night out!

Visitor Attractions

Dunadry is situated a 5 minute drive from the historical and conservation area of Antrim Town, which like Dunadry, is steeped in local history. There are many places for you to visit in this town, such as the Lough Shore, the Castle Gardens, the Clotworthy Arts Center, and the many forests located nearby if you wish relax with a nature walk. The Borough of Antrim has something for everyone!

For an activity based holiday, some of the finest sporting and leisure activities are on offer in Antrim. For more details visit the website below.

Visit for more information on Antrim Lough Shore Park/Antrim Castle Gardens/Clotworthy Arts Centre/Forests & Glens/Lough Neagh/Randalstown Viaduct Walkway/Springfarm Rath/Wildlife Centre/World of Owls etc.

Festivals & Events

Visit for information regarding Festivals and Events taking place close to the Dunadry

Family Time

Belfast Zoo -

Belfast Zoo is home to more than 1,200 animal and 140 species. Some of the animals that you can see at the zoo include: Barbary Lions, Malayan Sun Bears, Elephants, Giraffes ... and many many more!!

The Zoo is located approximately 10-15 minutes from Dunadry, so why not take the whole family out for a day of fun, you might even catch feeding time with the seals - a show not to be missed, and one that can be heard for miles around!

Giants Causeway, and the North Coast -

Day Trips with the family don't get much better than the Giants Causeway, and the North Coast.

Take a day out of your trip to visit some of the world famous landmarks that we have to offer, including the Giants Causeway, and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, and many more on the North Coast. Learn the stories of Finn Mac Cool and be sure to bring your camera to capture some fond memories and breath taking scenary.

Pirate Golf at Junction One -

"Junction Jack's" is Northern Ireland's newest, boldest and most challenging Adventure Golf Course located at Junction One retail Outlet in Antrim. It is an 18 hole, Pirate themed course that is guaranteed to provide hours of fun for all the family!

Prices start at £2.00 for Adventurers (4 and under), £4.00 for a Buccaneer (10 and under) and £16.00 for a Jolly Roger Ticket (2 Pirates and 2 Buccaneers).

Need4Speed Go-Karting -

If it's an adrenaline rush adventure you're looking for then look no further than Need4Speed Go-Karting situated in Doagh, a 5 minute drive from Dunadry. Prices range from £10 to £30, depending on the time you wish to spend.

Antrim Cineplex -

Have a day out with the kids at our local Cinema and choose between their wide variety of movies to enjoy. Antrim Cineplex is located in Antrim, a 5 minute drive from the Dunadry Hotel. For listings of what movies are available, visit the website on

Antrim Forum Leisure Center - Active Antrim

Antrim Forum hosts a wide variety of activities for both adults and children, and also families. Not only is it renowned for it's sporting facilities, it also has a swimming pool suitable for children, and a play area which you can bring your children to enjoy some fun activities such as 10 pin bowling, and for the younger children there is a soft play area. All ages are catered to at the forum. After a fun day of activities, the family can relax in it's newly refurbished café and enjoy some light bites.


Antrim Borough Council is the perfect setting for outdoor activities. The Council hosts an array of activities such as watersports from the Boat Club, walking tours, horse riding facilities, cycling and many others that can be seen on the website below.

Visit for comprehensive information on Antrim Boat Club / Antrim Walking Tour / Connell Hill Riding Centre / Cycling the Loughshore Trail / Fishing in Antrim / Golfing in Antrim / Randalstown Walking Tour etc.


Junction One International Shopping Outlet is located 5 minutes from Dunadry in Antrim town. Splash out and treat yourself on your holiday. Shops range from cosmetics, to menswear, womens fashion, sportswear with many a cafe scattered throughout for a refuel.

15 minutes away away in Belfast City Center, Victoria Square is located which is home to many top brand shops such as House fo Fraser, Hollister, River Island, Topshop, H&M, Urban Outfitters along with many well known restaurants such as Frankie and Benny's, TGI Fridays, Spurs, and the new Chiquito Mexican Bar Restaurant.

With Junction One and Victoria Square so close by, all your shopping needs are catered for on your stay with us.

More info

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