The Loggerheads @ BallyCairn!

Dee has been very busy creating a beautiful range of unique handmade arts and crafts at BallyCairn, including: 'Loggerheads'- highly decorative, hand painted wooden figures. Each figure with its own unique character and name. 'Birdees' - adorable handmade ceramic decorations. Every design is a 'one off' shape, painted in vibrant colours and intricate designs. 'BaubleDees' - handmade painted wooden decorations to adorn the Christmas Tree. 'Blockprints' - a limited series of original blockprints, featuring a design inspired by the Honesty plant. Each print hand printed in an exciting range of colourways. #artsandcrafts #discovernorthernireland #CausewayCoastalRoute #summer2019

Fairhead, Ballycastle March 2019

Rising 600 feet above the sea, Fairhead is the most North-Easterly point of Ireland. Enjoy breath-taking views from the cliff edge of Fairhead on this ruggedly beautiful, wild and remote walk. Take in the stunning coastal views towards Ballycastle and Rathlin Island and look down on the picturesque Murlough Bay. You’ll also pass historic loughs and open green farmland on one of the many walk options which are guaranteed to invigorate the senses. #discovernorthernireland #GameofThrones #ShapedbySeaandStone #CausewayCoastalRoute

Spectacular Dunluce Castle

The stunning Medieval ruins of Dunluce Castle never cease to impress, even on a dull day in March! Here are some interesting facts about these dramatic ruins: The castle was originally built in 1500 by the McQuillans, who came from Scotland in the 1200s as hired mercenaries, and built the castle around 200 years later. The McQuillans held the castle for about 55 years before it was taken by the MacDonnells, who came over from Islay in 1554. They still own the castle, but now live in Glenarm. Dunluce was taken by force from the McQuillans by Sorley Boy McDonnell after the Battle of Orla in 1565. It’s said the McDonnells covered a bog with rushes and stationed a few men on firm ground, fooling

Happy St Patrick's Day from BallyCairn!

Visit Slemish Mountain during your stay at BallyCairn - 22km Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located in County Antrim. The mountain rises about 1500 feet (437 metres) above the surrounding plain, and it is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. According to legend, following his capture and being brought as a slave to Ireland, Patrick worked as a shepherd at Slemish Mountain for about six years, from ages 16 through 22, for a man named Milchu (or Miluic). It was during this time that Patrick turned to frequent prayer as his only consolation in his loneliness. In a vision he was encouraged to escape and return home. He did, became a priest

Game of Thrones® Attractions Close to BallyCairn House B & B and The Barn @ BallyCairn Self-Cate

Visit these stunning Game of Thrones® attractions and many more, during your stay at BallyCairn in 2019: - The location of GoT® 'Winterfell', Cairncastle 3km - GoT®Door No 9, Ballygally Castle Hotel 1km - The stunning GoT® Tapestry, Ulster Museum Belfast 43km #NorthernIreland #CausewayCoastalRoute #GlensofAntrim #Belfast #ShapedbySeaandStone #GameofThrones #GoTWinterfell #GoTTapestry

Visit the Amazing Game of Thrones® Tapestry!

This incredible 'medieval style' Tapestry, on show at The Ulster Museum, Belfast is a 'must see' for anyone visiting Northern Ireland in 2019. Nearly 80 metres long, the tapestry depicts the story from Seasons 1 to 7, the providing Game of Thrones® fans the perfect chance to reminisce over all the action that led to the finale of Season 7, In June 2019, the final panels portraying highlights of the story from Season 8, are due to be added to the tapestry. At the end of July 2019 the tapestry will move from Belfast to Bayeux in Normandy, north-western France, for display alongside the 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry. Don't miss it! #GoTTapestry #GoTWinterfell #Belfast #GlensofAntrim #DiscoverNo

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