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Things to do in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland: Activities for Families

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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

A year of staycation in Ballycastle

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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 accomodation 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

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The Problem with Air BnB for tourists in Ballycastle

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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 accomodation guests.  It worked. The Problems Then came the problems. After they listed on the stock… Read More »The Problem with Air BnB for tourists in Ballycastle

Why stay with us?

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We’re more than just accomodation. Thankfully located in one of the most visited and beautiful areas of Northern Ireland, you’d be hard pressed to run out of things to do or see. Whether it’s Gran and Grandad and the rest of the family in the house for a birthday celebration, or just a couple’s getaway in the Cottage, you’ll have a comfortable, spacious, and enjoyable stay. You might be here on a Game of Thrones sightseeing trip, or maybe to… Read More »Why stay with us?

Ballycastle

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The best coastal town in Ireland? We think so. It’s been voted the best place to live in Northern Ireland for over two years, and we can see why. The sense of community is warming and welcoming. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful stroll along the coast line; a round of golf by the sea’s edge; watersports; great food from one of the many restaurants; or just to relax on the beach whilst the kids splash around in the sea,… Read More »Ballycastle