High quality 4 bedroom townhouse featuring a lounge with patio doors leading to a secluded grassed garden. Kitchen contains fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave. There are 2 parking spaces to the front. Strand beach & Portstewart promenade are within walking distance. Free Wi-Fi available.
The Giant’s Causeway is a World Heritage Site. The Causeway Stones are beautiful rock formations. Walks along the North Coast paths are exhilarating. The visitors centre presents a vivid account of geology, history and wildlife. A minibus service operates from the car park to the Causeway stones during the summer.
The Bushmills Distillery is Ireland’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery. It has been making its famous blends of whiskey since 1608. A guided tour is available of the distillery.
Dunluce Castle is one of the most identified landmarks on the Causeway coastline. Dating back to the 16th Century, the castle is a romantic ruin, perched on a dramatic cliff top.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is not a trip for the faint hearted with an 80 foot downwards view of sand, sea and surf. As the waves roar below, the breeze surrounds you with a feeling of flight. Not to mention the astounding view of the surrounding coastline.
The castle was occupied until its capture and destruction by Cromwellian troops in the 1650s, and today only the ruins of the gate lodge remain. A small residential tower survived until 1978 when it eventually surrendered to the sea below.
White Park Bay
This beautiful beach is only a short distance from Portbradden. A beautiful walk and nature trail.
This spectacular beach is near Portrush and has several miles of excellent sand. Excellent waves for body boarding and surfing.
Royal Portrush Golf Course
Royal Portrush Golf Course is one of six golf courses within the local area. It was the venue for the first professional tournament in Ireland in 1895. http://www.royalportrushgolfclub.com
Horse Riding is available locally. Lessons are also available. Contact Phillip White at Maddebenny Farm outside Portrush on 028 7082 3603.
Three Local Swimming Pools
There are 3 swimming pools in the area. One pool in Coleraine has 2 water slides and children’s pool. Ballymoney pool is a family leisure centre and has a cafe. Waterworld in Portrush is a fun pool with lots of activity equipment, including a Pirates Ship with water cannons, water slides and more.
Ballycastle Golf Club
Ballycastle Golf Club offers a full 18 hole, part links, part parkland, championship course open to both members and non-members all year round. www.ballycastlegolfclub.com
Bushfoot Golf Course
Bushfoot Golf Club is within walking distance of Blackrock House and allows spectacular views of Blackrock strand and the Giants Causeway area.
This is just one of the many guided walks and walking tours available in the area. www.joycesireland.co.uk
The Riverside Theatre is in Coleraine on the edge of the University of Ulster grounds. Performances are on most nights of the week. Prices vary from performance to performance. www.ulster.ac.uk/events/eventsr.phtml
Portrush Countryside Centre
Portrush Countryside Centre was once the Bath House providing hot salt-water baths. It was refurbished and opened to the public in 1977. This earth science site is of historic importance to geologists and contains numerous imprints of fossil ammonites. www.ehsni.gov.uk/places/parks/portrush.shtml
Surfing / Body boarding
Troggs Surf Shop, Portrush offers hire of wetsuits, body boards and surfboards as well as lessons if requested. Excellent beaches in Portballintrae, Portrush and Portstewart are excellent for beginners or advanced surfers.
10-pin bowling is bookable for parties at the Coleraine Jet Centre and in Ballymeana.
Fishing tackle & bait can be hired from Portrush and Bushmills.
Crazy Golf / Pitch & Putt
There are Crazy Golf and Pitch & Putt courses all around the Causeway Coast. The best are in Portrush near the Royal Portrush Golf Club.
Barry’s Amusements, Portrush contains an amazing selection of arcade machines, roller coasters, bumper cars as well as many outdoor rides, carrousel and ice cream. An excellent way to end your stay!