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The Rise of Airbnb in Ballycastle and How It Has Changed Self-catering Accommodation in Northern Ireland
Airbnb has become a household name and fundamentally changed the way people travel and make money from their homes, especially when it comes to ballycastle holiday rentals and the whole of Northern Ireland. Just a little over a decade ago, Airbnb was a small startup trying to compete with the hotel industry. Today, it has over 6 million listings worldwide and a valuation of over $30 billion. The origins of Airbnb trace back to 2007 when founders Brian Chesky and… Read More »The Rise of Airbnb in Ballycastle and How It Has Changed Self-catering Accommodation in Northern Ireland
Eloping in Northern Ireland: Finding Beauty and Romance on the North Coast More and more couples are choosing to elope for their weddings rather than having a traditional ceremony and reception. Eloping offers numerous advantages – it’s faster, simpler, more intimate, and often much less expensive than a conventional wedding. Northern Ireland provides an ideal destination for couples looking to elope in a place overflowing with beauty and character. Specifically, the dramatic coastline of Northern Ireland’s north coast offers an… Read More »Elopement Accommodation on the North Coast of Northern Ireland
With so much for families to see and do, here’s our short guide to Ballycastle and the North Coast, Northern Ireland. Ballycastle is a quintessential harbour town on the north coast of County Antrim. There are so many things to do in Ballycastle, but what gives the town its ‘X factor’ is its location? The popular resort town is one of the best locations for exploring the world famous Causeway Coastal Route and the Glens of Antrim. From things to do… Read More »A Short Guide To Ballycastle & North Coast, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is a beautiful place to visit, and many people travel there every year. If you’re wondering how to travel from the UK mainland to Northern Ireland, we have the answer! There are two ways to travel from the UK mainland to Northern Ireland – by plane or ferry. In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of each method of travel and help you decide which is best for you. So what are you waiting… Read More »How to travel from mainland UK, England, Scotland, Wales to Northern Ireland
Ballycastle is a small town located in the north of Ireland. It is best known for its beautiful scenery and traditional Irish heritage. There are many things for families to do in Ballycastle and in the surrounding area, regardless of your age or interests. If you’re looking for some ideas on what to do during your visit, read on! One of the best things about Ballycastle is that there is something for everyone. If you’re a nature lover, you can… Read More »Things to do in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland: Activities for Families
This year marks what we’re calling ‘The birth of staycations in Ballycastle’. The whole of Northern Ireland, indeed GB and the Republic of Ireland saw the change in travel habits in response to Covid 19. But what does it mean to the future of holidays and what people want from accommodation on the North Coast? We saw families getting together and appreciating the fact that they could finally enjoy each other’s company. People who would never usually stay on the… Read More »A year of staycation in Ballycastle
Air BnB has taken over Ballycastle, and indeed the whole tourism industry, and it’s causing problems. Whilst it makes discovering properties quick and easy, what Air BnB don’t tell you is the problems that they cause, and we’ve seen this happen through Ballycastle. Initially when we listed with Air BnB the process was simple. Guests would only pay a small extra charge, and their refund policy was watertight and helped both us and the accommodation guests. It worked. Families got the best of both worlds – family accommodation for… Read More »The Problem with Air BnB for tourists in Ballycastle
Ballycastle Beach – one of Irelands best? On the island of Ireland there are many great beaches. Down the west coast you have incredible surf spots and hidden gems. Along the North Coast, Portrush boasts sweeping long sandy beaches, and Cushendun offers fantastic caves to explore, but Ballycastle Beach is our favourite! What we love about Ballycastle Beach is that it has everything. Ballycastle Beach is a tourist location on the Causeway Coast and is roughly 2 kilometres in length.… Read More »Ballycastle Beach
In this post we’re going to talk about somewhere that we think is the best self catering accommodation in Ballycastle. The best self catering family accommodation in Ballycastle….we think it’s our house! We’re also biased. Ever since we pulled up to Forestside House for the very first time we’ve seen and developed the potential to accommodate large groups and families on the North Coast. It’s more spacious than anything we’ve ever owned and we think it’s perfect. Thankfully we’ve had… Read More »The best self-catering accomodation in Ballycastle?