This afternoon we spent several hours exploring the majestic landscape behind BallyCairn. Starting from the 'Headless Cross' carpark above Cairncastle, we went on a ramble over Scawt Hill, following the Antrim Hills Way - Sections 1 & 2 (www.walkni.com ). We crossed over Ballygilbert Hill, the Black Hill, Gowkstown and Crockandoo and finally joined the Feystown Road. On the last part of this adventure, we were enthralled by the views of the Great Deer Park, Glenarm Glen, Vill
Enjoy a paddle on this beautiful sandy beach while taking in the stunning views of the Scottish Coastline, Antrim Hills and the very singular profile of Ballygally Head. At each end of the beach there are plenty of rocks and rockpools to keep inquisitive explorers, young and old, amused for hours!
Unique, cosy, family friendly 4* self-catering accommodation for up to 6 persons. The cottage is the perfect base for a 'staycation' adventure holiday with family or friends at any time of year! Nestled at the foot of the Antrim Hills, on the Causeway Coastal Route with stunning views of the Irish Sea and Scottish Coastline. In response to the Covid-19 situation we are doing everything we can to protect our guests and ensure their safety during their stay. This involves cl
Explore, experience and enjoy the stunning natural environment and facilities on the doorstep of BallyCairn Self Catering Studio. The following attractions are within 4 kilometres from these accommodations: - Treat yourself to a tasty Maud's ice cream as you paddle on picturesque Ballygally Beach - Enjoy a picnic as you ramble on Knockdhu and Scawt Hills (part of The Ulster Way) along with many other invigorating walks nearby - Tee off at Cairndhu Golf Club and marvel at the
Yesterday we had a wonderful afternoon ramble along the top of Knockdhu Hill onto the Sallagh Braes, enjoying the spectacular visual feast of the bluebells in bloom. This walk is part of 'The Ulster Way', a series of walking routes around Northern Ireland. For further information visit: http://www.walkni.com/ulsterway/ The views from the Braes, overlooking Ballygally village and over the Irish Sea towards Scotland are breath-taking! Knockdhu (from Irish 'Cnoc Dubh' meaning
Dee & I would like to thank all our former guests who have been in contact over the past few months. Your kind, thoughtful messages have meant a lot to us in these strange, uncertain times arising from Covid-19. We have enjoyed reading the memories of your time spent here at BallyCairn and the highlights of your adventures in this beautiful part of Northern Ireland. One guest suggested we showcase our video, so please see the link below. We hope you enjoy watching the video a