Getting Here

The Braid is situated at the junction of Linenhall Street and Bridge Street beside the Town Hall.

By Road
From Belfast and Carrickfergus
Take the M2 motorway from Belfast and follow until the M2 becomes the M22. Take exit (J1) for Antrim/Ballymena/Coleraine (A26). At the roundabout follow signs for Ballymena (A26). At the Seven Towers (Ballee) roundabout follow the signs for The Braid.

From Larne
Join the A36 following signs for Ballymena and follow to A26. At the roundabout follow signs for Ballymena A26 and The Braid. 

From City Airport
Exit the airport on to the Sydenham Bypass city-bound, follow the road onto the M3 then continue on to the M2. See above for further directions.

From International Airport
Exit the airport on to the A57 following signs for Antrim/Ballymena. Turn left onto the Oldstone Road (A26). Enter Antrim town and travel through the town following signs for Ballymena/Coleraine. Leave Antrim and enter the Dunsilly (M2/M22) roundabout following signs for Ballymena (A26). At the Seven Towers (Ballee) roundabout follow the signs for The Braid.

From the North (Coleraine, Portrush)
Join the A26 following signs for Ballymena. Follow onto M2 just outside Ballymena leave at junction indicating Ballymena A26 Larne (A36), follow signs Ballymena A26 and directions to The Braid signposted.

By Rail/Bus
Ulsterbus and Northern Ireland Railways offer regular daily services to and from Ballymena. Please check their website for times - www.translink.co.uk or phone 028 9066 6630.

The Braid is a 10-minute walk from Ballymena Railway Station and Bus Depot. Upon leaving the station turn left along Galgorm Road. At the end of the Galgorm Road at the major road junction cross the Galgorm Road, then the North Road. Follow the North Road until it ends. Turn right and cross the Linenhall Road. The entrance to The Braid is located along Bridge Street.

Map

Address

The Braid Ballymena Town Hall,
Museum & Arts Centre

1 - 29 Bridge Street
Ballymena
BT43 5EJ

Tel: (028) 2563 5077
Fax: (028) 2563 5058
Email: braid.enquiries@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

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