LOCATION: Quoile River 3 Miles from the hotel The Quoile Pondage National Nature Reserve is situated just outside Downpatrick on either side of the Quoile River. It was created in 1957 by the construction of a tidal barrier to prevent [...]


LOCATION: Castle Ward 53 Miles from the hotel Castle Ward is full of personality. Situated in a stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough, the lawns rise up to the unique 18th century house and its Gothic façade. This fascinating house features [...]

Dothraki Grasslands

LOCATION: Slemish 5 Miles from the hotel Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located in Co. Antrim. The mountain rises about 1500 feet (437 metres) above the surrounding plain, and it is actually the [...]

North of Winterfell

LOCATION: Cairncastle 24 Miles from the hotel Carncastle or Cairncastle is a small village and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland near the town of Larne and inland from the village of Ballygally. It had a population of 66 [...]

The Kings Road

LOCATION: The Dark Hedges 33 Mins from the hotel This beautiful avenue of beech trees was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century.It was intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance [...]

The Stormlands

LOCATION: Cushendun Caves 35 Mins from the hotel Cushendun stands on an elevated beach at the outflow of the Glendun and Glencorp valleys. The name in Irish is Cois an Duine, meaning Foot of the Dun, identifying the village’s location [...]

Storms End

LOCATION: Murlough Bay 50 Miles from the hotel Ireland’s first Nature Reserve Murlough National Nature Reserve is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the National Trust and managed as Ireland’s first Nature Reserve since 1967. It [...]

The Iron Island

LOCATION: Ballintoy 24 Miles from the hotel Ballintoy Harbour can be discovered in the picturesque village of Ballintoy. Known as a ‘raised beach’, it is located alongside the B15 coast road, 17 miles north-east of Coleraine and five miles west [...]


LOCATION: Downhill Beach 33 Miles from the hotel Matties Meeting House, 120 Brustin Brae Road, Larne BT40 2RL, United Kingdom Downhill is an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) and is also a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) offering opportunities [...]