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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.


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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Facts and Stats for Broughshane*

  • Pollution Statistics in Broughshane

    Know the pollution level of Broughshane before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.79 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.21 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.35 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.43 (Low)
  • Broughshane: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Broughshane for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Broughshane.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.12 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.04 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 39.29 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.41 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.35 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.88 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Broughshane - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Broughshane is 187.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.22 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 18.39 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.41 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.01 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.72 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.66 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Broughshane

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Broughshane

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.47 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.11 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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