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An early 19th century industrial centre, the modern day district of Newtownabbey is now an emerging cultural hub. Conveniently located between Belfast’s two airports and easily accessible if you rent a car, Newtownabbey is also home to some of Ireland’s most beautiful landscapes and is jam-packed with outdoor activities to please even the most tentative nature-lover.
Situated in lush countryside just north of Belfast and served by both the M2 and M5 motorways, Newtownabbey’s cultural and historical centre, Mossley Mill, is definitely worth a visit. However, car rental is a must if you are looking to make the most of the area.
You can arrange your car rental with Expedia before your flight and pick your car up from the airport for a quick getaway.
Within easy driving distance are several unforgettable tourist destinations, including the Sentry Hill Historic House and Visitor Centre. This preserved 18th century farmhouse is located on the green Ballycraigy Road and is easily accessible by car. If you hire a car, Northern Ireland’s largest freshwater lake Lough Neagh, also nearby, makes for a breathtaking visit. It’s just a stone’s throw from Newtownabbey, easily accessible by car via the M5.
Whatever your plans, Newtownabbey area makes for some beautiful country driving. Why not book a car with Expedia today, and see where the road takes you?