9:30am The Bank House
Meet your Local Guide & Experience a unique Deli Breakfast, celebrating all things local vs international. A leisurely guided walk & remember to look up as your guide Steve Diamond, local artist, and resident, points out interesting buildings, facts and stories along the journey.
Continue your guided walk, hearing of previous residents, the growth of the Victorian railway town, local family businesses and how volunteers are the power of the community.
The Lighthouse Bistro
Having worked for over 30 years in the business, Chef Joni’s food obsession has lead to a dining experience based on fresh, seasonal and hand made foods. Taste of Ulster Top 100 and NI Food Award finalists.
Whitehead Railway Museum
A light history and journey through the endearing Whitehead Railway Museum, up close to preserved engines, and a time to appreciate the significance of the residing home of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland. See volunteers at work and admire the attention to detail of the fine carriages, it’s even the home to a movie star! Next is a light, miniature Cream Tea, in a setting fit for a Queen.
1:30pm Tour Ends at the end of the tour, stay and explore more of the Railway Museum OR accompany Steve back to the starting point of The Bank House. Time to explore the rest of Whitehead & Islandmagee.