Ballycastle is a stunning town filled with large houses, apartments and traditional country cottages many of which feature open fires and acres of land. Located along the northern coast of Northern Ireland, the lanscape is rugged and the coastline rough-hewn and thrilling. Despite its rural backdrop it is a central location for accessing the sights of Northern Ireland and parts of the Republic of Ireland.
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Ballycastle
You will have a lot of holiday lets to choose from if you are looking for an accommodation with a pool in Ballycastle. Our data show that more apartment rentals provide pools than lodge. In addition, they can welcome 5 holidaymakers, on average, while lodge with pools can welcome an average of 2 guests. Among these accommodation options, all are within 2 kilometres of water. Ballycastle is an excellent spot if you have a pet, since a lot of holiday rentals in Ballycastle allow you to bring your pet. If this is a top requirement for you, have a look at the apartment rentals in Ballycastle. This is the most pet-friendly accommodation type there. A few of the pet-friendly rentals are situated less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
The Weather in Ballycastle
Here is our climate diagram for Ballycastle. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. February is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 2°. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is April.
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Taking a trip around Northern Ireland
Aside from the popular attractions around Ballycastle itself a holiday letting here is conveniently located just a 60-90 minute drive from Northern Ireland's capital, Belfast. Closer to home you have the Giant's Causeway, the most famous landmark in the country and the main attraction along the Causeway Coastal Route.
Large nearby towns include Coleraine and Londonderry both of which are important sites of Irish and Northern Irish history. Port Rush is a traditional seaside resort located just 18 miles from Ballycastle, complete with fairground, beaches and amusements. It is popular with surfers and for days out with the family.
Self catering in and around Ballycastle
Eating out around Ballycastle gives you a wide choice of cuisine. Many of the local establishments including the Bay Cafe and the Anzac Bar have received 5 star ratings online. The local Cooperative supermarket is located at the centre of Ballycastle and there are also two smaller supermarkets. Maud's Ice Cream provides some of the best ice cream on the island as well as a lunch menu.
Visiting Northern Ireland - Sights and attractions
This interesting landmark was built in 1500 and the cloister, gatehouse and church are all very well preserved. The friary is home to the graves of a number of Earls of Ulster and the chieftain Sorley Boy MacDonnell.
Housed in an 18th Century courthouse and market building, this museum houses the Irish Home Industries Workshop alonside artefacts dating as far back as the Neolithic period. Admission is free and opening times vary according the the time of year.
Rathlin Island is located off the coast of County Antrim and is the northermost point of Northern Ireland. It is also Northern Ireland's largest sea bird colony and home to only around 145 people. The dynamic coastline is popular with walkers, bird-watchers and scuba divers.
These ruins lay just outside Ballycastle, along the Causeway Coastal Route. The castle was built around 1547 and now stands as a haunting landmark to times gone by for walkers enjoying the coastal paths.
Ballycastle Beach is an approximately 1.2km long sandy beach backing onto the Ballycastle Golf Course. The beach is popular with sightseers travelling the Causeway Coastal Route and is child and dog-friendly for most of the year.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Ballycastle?
On average, a Bed & Breakfast rentals or Apartment rentals in Ballycastle costs £46 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Ballycastle?
June is the time of year with the highest amount of Bed & Breakfast rentals and Apartment rentals available in Ballycastle, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Ballycastle?
When booking a holiday home in Ballycastle, consider looking for accommodation with TVs, internet, or gardens, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Ballycastle?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Ballycastle will be pleased to know that there are 120 options on offer, with prices starting from just £46 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Ballycastle holiday home?
Finding accommodation in Ballycastle for you and your dog is definitely possible, with 6 pet-friendly holiday homes available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Ballycastle?
Book your Ballycastle holiday in April or May to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
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