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Watertop Farm

Watertop Farm188 Cushendall Road
BT54 6HQ
Telephone: 02820 762576


Watertop Farm is a Family farm in the Glens of Antrim.

We provide a range of great Family Activities for everyone to enjoy including Pony Trekking, Boating, Assault Course, Paddiwagon, Quad Train, Pedal Karts, Indoor climbing wall and play area,Tea Room, Scenic Walks and play areas are all available.

We also cater for those who would like to stay at Watertop. A camping area complete with electricHook-Ups, and two small caravan sites with Electric,Water and waste water hook-up.

Watertop is an ideal base to explore the surrounding area and attractions such as the giants causeway, Glenarriffe Waterfalls etc. We try to organise sheep racing every day which is great fun (especially if it doesn’t go according to plan!) We are an venue for groups and outings of any size or age!

Watertop is a fantastically Scenic Farm, situated in a steep valley with a small river meandering through it. It is also very busy with sheep being the main farming enterprise. It is also steeped in history and folklore.

So for a great day out visit Watertop and experience the warm family welcome which the McBride family are renowned for and the fantastic range of activities on offer.

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It may be worth checking out Watertop Farm's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.


We do strongly suggest you contact Watertop Farm before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Opening Details:
4th, 5th and 6th April (Easter)
2nd, 3rd and 4th May (May Day )
23rd, 24th and 25th May (Spring Bank Holiday)
Weekends in June
27th June to 30th August
11am to 5:30pm daily when open.


"I'm hungry"

Watertop Lakeside Tea Room is situated overlooking the boating lake and one of the playareas. We serve homemade snacks and meals. We also have a number of picnic tables situated around the lake area. Carryout menu is also available.

healthy food

We use fresh fruit and veg locally and either use our own meat or use our local butchers for our meat dishes.

"Can I have one of those?"

Watertop has a range of confectionary and chilled drinks and lollies available in the shop. We also sell arrange of toys and our own printed pens erasers etc.

"i need a wee"

Our new toilet block has full disabled toilet and baby changing facilities.

and baby come too...

We can warm food or milk in the microwave for our visitors.


"are we there yet?"

Watertop is accessed from the main A2 between Ballycastle and Cushendall approx 6 miles East of Ballycastle. Directly opposite Ballypatrick forest you will find our entrance. We are approx. 45 minutes from the port of Larne and approx. 50 minutes from the international airport and 60 minutes from Belfast.

...got any top tips?

Although we do have a new indoor play area Watertop is very much about the outdoors and doing things, so dress for the weather! We are buggy friendly and as most of our activities are near the farm yard, the elderly or less mobile don’t have too far to walk. Watertop is a working hill farm so full acces for disabled is not possible.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:
£3 Adults
£2.50 Children
(Activities at extra charge)


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Watertop Farm188 Cushendall Road
BT54 6HQ
Telephone: 02820 762576