Broughshane (pronounced bru-SHAYN, formerly spelt Brughshane, from Irish: Bruach Sheáin) is a village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northeast of Ballymena and 13.8 miles (22.2 km) north of Antrim, on the A42 road. It is part of Mid and East Antrim District Council and had a population of 2,851 people in the 2011 Census. The quaint pub, The Thatch Inn, has a thatched roof and is a Grade B+ listed building. It was originally a planter’s house. The local Masonic Lodge would meet upstairs in The Thatch. Now a Masonic Hall built in 1904 is adjacint to the pub. Broughshane is known as the 'Garden Village of Ulster' with the motto 'People, Plants and Pride growing Together'. The village has won Ulster in Bloom, Britain in Bloom and Entente Florale (Europe in Bloom). In 2007 and again in 2012 the village won 'Champion of Champions' award in the Britain in Bloom competition. It has also won the All Ireland Tidy Town Award. Volunteers have established in the area around the village pond, a wildlife area which has some of every species of swan and many rare types of geese etc. Wikipedia
Find crucial information and trip planning details about Broughshane, which is a city in United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Broughshane, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Belfast. Belfast is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Titanic Belfast, Crumlin Road Gaol, Ulster Museum. Also, to reach Broughshane, you'll have to take a flight to Belfast; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Broughshane can generally be of 1-2 days.
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