Across the north coast
holiday cottages, northern ireland
Places to Visit
Royal Portrush Golf Course is about 9 miles from the cottages, offering two separtate 18 hole courses of veriying difficulty and was the venue for the first professional tournament in Ireland in 1895.
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.
White Rocks Beach
This spectacular beach is near Portrush and has several miles of supurb clean sand and dunes. The area has excellent waves popular for bodyboarding and surfing.
The majestic cliffs and breathtaking landscape of the causeway and inaccessible bays combine with myth and folklore to inspire. The Giant’s Causeway is open for walking all year from dawn till dusk. The National Trust Visitor’s centre has a shop and tea-room.
Making whiskey since 1608, the Bushmills Distillery is the worlds oldest licenced distillery. You can visit the distillery and learn how whiskey’s are made and sample their different tastes.
Troggs Surf Shop
Troggs Surf Shop’s comprehensive online beach guide for the North Coast of Ireland has been formulated from years of surf experience and local knowledge. You can check for location, hazards, rocks, the best tides, swells, winds, photos etc.
Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge
Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge is not a trip for the faint hearted with an 80 foot downward 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.
Ballycastle Golf Course
Ballycastle Golf Club offers a full 18 hole, part links, part parkland, championship course open to both members and non-members all year round
White Park Bay
This beautiful beach is only a short distance from the cottages and has a beautiful walk and nature trail. Please do not be tempted to swim here though.
Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Heritage Railway
A small irish narrow gauge railway linking between the historic town of Bushmills and the famous stone columns of the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site. The causeway end of the railway is about 1/2km from the cottages.
The Walk NI website has details of a variety of walking routes alone the north coast of Northern Ireland catering for the casual walker, through to the serious rambler.
Bushfoot Golf Course
Bushfoot Golf Club is a local club near the cottages and allows for spectacular views of Blackrock strand and the Giants Causeway area.