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Whitepark House

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2 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
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Whitepark House
150 Whitepark Road, Ballintoy , Ballycastle Co Antrim , BT54 6NH
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A warm welcome from chatty and well-informed host Bob Isles awaits the lucky visitors to this pretty old house.
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Fishing (Sea Angling nearby)
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Golf nearby
  • Surfing nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Broadband WI/FI (No Charge)
  • Children - Not Suitable
  • Location - Beach <1km
  • Location - By the sea
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Location - Scenic
  • No Smoking Establishment
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Romantic Venue

Whitepark House

Tucked away in a sylvan setting, well back from the road and with stunning views of Whitepark Bay, Bob and Siobhan Isles's pretty old house as a path down to a beautiful beach just across the road. 


Bob, a chatty and well-informed host, welcomes arriving guests to the cosy sitting room - furnished with couches, easy chairs and an extraordinary array of antiques and Asian mementos - where they could easily lose themselves in hours of relaxation at the open fire while indulging in home-made pastries and bottomless cups of perfect tea.


The bedrooms have quite recently been redesigned to allow for en-suite bathrooms, which are gorgeous and thoughtfully designed, some with bath and separate shower; some bathrooms have views too - in one you can even lie in the bath and soak in the beauty of the garden. One front bedroom is exceptionally large and another has windows on three sides. You may be lucky enough to have a four-poster bed and seating area, but all are beautifully decorated with distinctive colour themes and lots of exotic touches to give each its special personality, and there is that warm feeling of being surrounded by a well-loved garden.


There is also a huge conservatory at the back, where breakfast is served, and there are comfy couches to relax on at any time. Bob likes to see guests well prepared for the day ahead - there is much to explore, notably of course the beautiful north coast and the Glens of Antrim - and, as a vegetarian, he’s well placed to make a great vegetarian breakfast in addition to a well-tuned rendition of the traditional Ulster Fry.


Most notable of all though is the outstanding hospitality offered. While Siobhán's other commitments mean that she cannot always be there, Bob is an exceptional host, giving guests plenty of space to relax yet ensuring they never want for anything - and the pair have apparently unlimited local knowledge of the area, attractions and restaurants to help you enjoy your stay.


Stylish, cosy, luxuriously comfortable and with Bob's lovely gardens to enjoy in fine weather, this is an exceptional place to stay. A treasure indeed. 


*Whitepark House was our Guesthouse of the Year in 2008. .


 

Rooms 3 (all en-suite & no smoking). B&B £120 for double occupancy, £80 for single; not suitable for children under 12. No pets. Garden, walking. Beach, fishing (fly, sea angling) & golf all nearby. MasterCard, Visa. Closed Dec-Mar. abbreviations
Last Updated: 30-11-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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On Antrim coast road A2, 9km (6m) East of Bushmills; on east side of Whitepark Bay

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