Portstewart, Co. Londonderry

This seaside resort town includes a small sheltered harbour, with attractive houses along the promenade and a beautiful three mile strand stretching to the mouth of the Bann River. 

The strand at Portstewart is the main attraction for visitors, which is of blue flag standard and offers excellent surf fishing for bass. 

Other local attractions include Agherton Old Church (+44 (0) 28 7083 3277), Portstewart's original church dating from the 1300s and the Flowerfield Arts Centre (+44 (0) 28 7083 1400), which is a venue for arts and crafts courses, and also houses exhibitions and provides art lectures. 

The nearby Mussenden Temple and gardens (+44 (0) 28 70 848728) at Downhill, owned by the National Trust is well worth a visit, and was originally built as a library by the Earl Bishop of Derry. 

The golf enthusiast will enjoy a round at the 18 hole championship links course at Portstewart Golf Club (+44 (0) 28 7083 2015), which provides magnificent views of the Atlantic and Donegal. 


Benvarden - Garden Ballymoney County Antrim Northern Ireland
Ballymoney, Co. Antrim
Two of the more colourful associations with Benvarden concern a previous owner known as ‘Half Hanged McNaughton’ and the lions roaring from the far side of the River Bush. None of this disturbs the serenity of the two acre walled ...


Castlerock GC
Castlerock Golf Club
Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
Course Type: Links
Castlerock Golf Club lies approximately 8km (5 miles) due West of the town of Coleraine on the North Coast of Northern Ireland. It is a fabulous Ben Sayers designed links course set among rolling sand dunes. Its scenic qualities embrace the river ...

Self Catering

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What's On

Origin Farmers Market Ballymoney - Co Antrim - Last Saturday Each Month
Origin Farmers Market Ballymoney - Castlecroft, Main Street

Last Saturday of month 11-2pm

Contact: Joanne McLaughlin, Ballymoney Town Centre Mgt - 00 44 (0)28 2766 0238

Tourist Attractions

Giants Causeway - Ballintoy County Antrim Northern Ireland
Giants Causeway
Bushmills, Co. Antrim
Volcanic activity 60 million years ago led to the formation of the 38,000 basalt columns that make up the Giant's Causeway. Hexagonal in shape, the stones stretch far out into sea and some stand as tall as 36ft (12m). The site has attracted i ...

Wedding Venues

Radisson Blu Roe Park Resort
Limavady, Co. Londonderry
Built on rising ground in lovely rolling countryside, this imposing hotel dates back to the eighteenth century when a Captain Richard Babington built the original house from which today’s extensive hotel and wedding venues grown. There is a ...
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