Ballymena is the number one shopping town in Northern Ireland, with a wide variety of shops including national and independent retailers, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect gift for yourself or anyone else. With such a wonderful retail mix and the latest in fashion brands, the town has retail therapy down to a ‘tee’.
Ballymena is a business hub, with thriving companies in the town centre as well as the outskirts and excellent road networks to Belfast, Ballymena means Business. With numerous business events planned in conjunction with the Ballymena Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ballymena BID is devoted to helping local companies through promotion and business support.
There’s so much more to Ballymena than just shopping, the town is steeped in heritage and offers a fantastic location for shoppers from Belfast, Coleraine and Magherafelt alike. From Slemish to the Ecos Centre to Arthur Cottage, the ancestral home of the 21st President of the USA, Chester Alan Arthur there is much to see and do. Why not visit the Braid, Ballymena’s Museum and Arts Centre too!