Saturday 24th – Tuesday 27th August

The Ould Lammas Fair 2019

Every year thousands flock to Ballycastle for Ireland’s oldest Fair. Traditionally held on the last bank holiday weekend of the summer, the seaside town bustles with street trading, bargaining, traditional music, dancing, horse trading, amusements, artisan markets and much more!

HIGHLIGHTS

Join us from 24th – 27th August

Bring the family, try some new food, see new sights and have a wonderful experience at The Ould Lammas Fair!

FIREWORKS DISPLAY

The Fair launches with a spectacular fireworks display at the seafront which is complimented by a live music concert and twilight market offering all the very best of local produce and crafts

STREET TRADING

Don’t forget to try the famous local specialities; ‘Yellow Man’, a sweet honeycomb candy and ‘Dulse’, a red edible seaweed, which are widely available among the hundreds of stalls

HORSE TRADING

Since the 17th Century, horse traders have arrived to the town centre to buy and sell horses and this year will be no exception as they return to continue the Fair’s unbroken history

STAY

Hotels, self-catering, guest houses, and more. Find a place to rest your head in the Causeway Coast and Glens.

BROWSE ACCOMMODATION
SEE & DO

Learn more about the attractions which make the Causeway Coastal Route an exciting destination.

BROWSE ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
FAQs

Frequently asked questions, including traffic and transport information, for this year’s Ould Lammas Fair

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INTERACTIVE MAP

Find your way around the Ould Lammas Fair 

Our interactive map details this year’s fair layout, as well as the location of key facilities including toilets, ATMs and the Fair Office. 

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Download the full programme

See the full line-up of spectacular events taking place from 24th-27th August 

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE

Causeway Coastal Route

Hailed as one of the greatest drives of all time, the Causeway Coastal Route offers breathtaking scenery and stunning beauty around every corner. Discover it for yourself when you journey to Northern Ireland

The Giant’s Causeway

The iconic Giant’s Causeway is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. Follow in the footsteps of giants at Northern Ireland’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Suspended almost 100 ft above sea level, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fisherman 350 years ago. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but the views are spectacular!

Dunluce Castle

The iconic Dunluce Castle bears witness to a long and tumultuous history. Built on the dramatic cliffs of north County Antrim by the MacQuillan family around 1500, the earliest written record of the castle was in 1513.

LET US DO THE WORK!

Contact Coleraine Visitor Information Centre, where friendly and knowledgeable staff will search for accommodation to meet your needs AND book it for you there and then if you wish.


Tell us what you are looking for and we will find it!

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SEE & DO

From coasteering and kayaking, to hovercrafting and running tours, there’s an abundance of adventurous activities to sink your teeth in to in the Causeway Coast and Glens.


What will you discover?

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