EXPLORE THE AREA
'Lonely Planet', the large travel guide book publisher, named Belfast and the Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast the top place to visit in 2018, so have you been yet? Ballycastle was also named as the best place to live in Northern Ireland by the Sunday Times. Based at 'Rosmarinus' you will be able to visit it all, the Causeway coast as well as the areas close by well-known for being the location for Game of Thrones. Other highlights along the coastal route include the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, a perfect location to hike at which is home to seabirds, basking sharks, dolphins and porpoises. Visit nearby Rathlin Island to visit the Bird Sanctuary and see the seals at Rue Point as well as Church Bay. For golfers there is a Links course in Ballycastle and Royal Portrush (home to the British Open 2019) is also close by. Another top tourist attraction is the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. Sailing and fishing trips can be arranged from Ballycastle’s harbour, there is a dive school located in Ballycastle with 14 dive sites off Rathlin Island and plenty of places nearby to surf at or go coasteering. An ideal family home too with the playing fields opposite the house, if the children need more space than the garden!
LIVE LIKE A LOCAL
TOP PLACES TO EAT NEARBY
You're spoilt for choice for food in Ballycastle! The Bay Cafe, Central Bar and restaurant, Dessert Bar, Morellis ice-cream and cafe, Thirty Nine Steak and Seafood Restaurant, Thyme and Co on your doorstep, Shorebird Cafe, Ursa Minor Bakehouse, all within walking distance. Enjoy!
TOP THINGS TO DO NEARBY
Golf lovers can play in Ballycastle, at Royal Portrush (home to the British Open 2019) and at other Links courses closeby or for those not so adventurous visit Ballycastle's mini adventure golf course. Visit the Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. Hike the Mourne Mountains, sail, kayak or dive, surf or go coasteering! So much to do, the list goes on...
TOP THINGS TO SEE NEARBY
Rosmarinus in Ballycastle is on the beautiful Causeway Coast, well-known for being one of the filming locations of Game of Thrones. Visit the Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Visit nearby Rathlin Island to visit the Bird Sanctuary and view the seals. Ferries from Ballycastle harbour.