Ballintoy, County Antrim
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Carrick-a-Rede Cottage is located a short distance from Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and commands stunning views towards Rathlin Island, and onto Islay and the Mull of Kintyre. It is less than a mile from the quaint village of Ballintoy where visitors can enjoy food as well as the local craic in two village pubs. Visitors staying at the cottage have the opportunity to explore one of the most spectacular coastal routes in Ireland. It provides a wonderful setting in which to relax and soak up the amazing views
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- entrance porch, kitchen, sitting room with open fire and dining room.
- First floor
- two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 1 twin) bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower.
Oil central heating included.
There is a small courtyard between the kitchen and garage which receives full sun in the mornings. Breakfast can be taken using the folding table and chairs. The cottage is located on the side of a hill with a steep slope to the front. There is ample space in front of the cottage to enjoy the magnificent views and setting sun.
Parking available for 2 cars.
The utility room is located in the garage and accessed from the kitchen.
The cot in this cottage is a travel cot.
National Trust wardens may require access past the front of the cottage on a rare occasion.
Mobile phone signal may not be good in this area.
Holiday Cottage guests have free entry to National Trust sites on the North Coast:
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
- Pub nearby
- Open Fire / Stove
- Coast nearby
- Double bed
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 800 20 70
Things to see and do nearby
- Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland offers some of the finest scenery in the British Isles. From the magnificent Causeway coast to the wooded Glens of Antrim, from the sheltered waters of Lough Erne to the romantic Mountains of Mourne, the region boasts mile after mile of verdant, unspoilt countryside, quiet roads and long sandy beaches. The National Trust in Northern Ireland protects 120 miles of coastline and 40 square miles of open country side from sections of the North Coast Path to Murlough National Nature Reserve, home to an array of attractive plants and birds. A selection of holiday cottages are available in the counties of Antrim, Down and Fermanagh. Stay at Crom Demesne and wander through this amazing array of open space and wildlife. Relax at the tranquil and beautiful Rose Cottage at Florence Court in Fermanagh or take in the stunning views of of the Mountains of Mourne from a holiday cottage on the shores of Dundrum Inner Bay. Close by you can visit a number of superb National Trust properties including the fascinating house and gardens of Mount Stewart and Castle Ward. Visit the wonderful Castle Coole in Enniskillen or enjoy the spectacular scenery from the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site.
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place to visit
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- boat trips to Rathlin Island renowned for its puffin colony
- Bushmills Distillery
- Causeway Coast Way
- Dunluce Castle
- Giant's Causeway School
- Heritage Steam Railway
- Portrush Amusement Park
- Watertop Open Farm
- Bird watching
- Horse riding
- boat trips.
National Trust places to visit
Comments from past visitors
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 800 2070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.