Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018
The Lonely Planet has named Belfast and the Causeway Coast as the Number One Region in the world to visit in 2018. 
Northern Ireland came ahead of places like Alaska, the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France and the Aeolian islands in Italy. The leading travel media company revealed this accolade on Tuesday in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 – a collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the coming year. The city shares the accolade with the Causeway Coast “whose timeless beauty and high-grade distractions – golf, whiskey and some of the world’s most famous rocks – are more popular now than ever”.

 

Superbly situated on the Causeway Coast, with stunning views over Rathlin Island, this traditional Irish cottage in Ballycastle is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Its large but cosy lounge with a feature fireplace and a wood burning stove is ideal for snuggling up or to read a book.

Tornaroan holiday cottage is only 5 minute drive from Ballycastle seafront, the beach and town center, which has been voted the best place to live in Northern Ireland for the second time consecutively by the Sunday Times. Close to Glenshesk (Glens of Antrim), Giant’s Causeway, The Dark Hedges, Ballintoy harbour, Bushmills Distillery and many renowned golf courses.

 

Coastal Beauty
The Causeway Coastal Route between Belfast and Derry-Londonderry could be the drive of your life. 
Its 130 winding miles take in the glorious Glens of Antrim, rugged Rathlin Island (you can get a ferry to this island from Ballycastle), the ancient castles of Carrickfergus and Glenarm – the stunning ruins of Dunluce Castle – six-mile Downhill Beach and the peerless Giant’s Causeway. Don’t miss hair-raising Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a cliff-to-cliff walkway swaying 100ft above the surf where fulmars and kittiwakes wheel.

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Special Offers

LAST MINUTE Planning to stay within two weeks of your booking? Contact us first as we have a special discount ready for you!!

XMAS BY THE SEA
Is this the kind of Xmas break you've always dreamt of?
Calm, peaceful, no fuss, no tinsel or tree, a bracing walk along the beach, snuggling up with a glass of champagne and a box of chocolates in front of a roaring log fire and watching a great film. IT IS POSSIBLE. Book a week at Tornaroan Cottage from Friday 22nd or Saturday 23rd December 2017 and enjoy maybe the most stress free Xmas ever and we'll give you a bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates to start the holiday. We're on the Causeway Coast with superb uninterrupted views over Rathlin Island, only minutes from Ballycastle, less than an hour from Belfast and NO huge price hike just because it's Xmas.

All year round
Book 2 weeks and get 20% off second week.

WINTER WARMER
It's getting cold out there so wrap up and head for Ballycastle for the perfect short break with bracing walks along the beach or through the glens to blow away the cobwebs or take a meandering drive along the stunning Causeway Coastal road. A kitchen range to keep the house toasty warm and a log burning stove in the lounge to snooze in front of after all that exercise and high speed WiFi to keep those happy who have to check their emails! Book a break in November or December (excluding Xmas and New year's Eve) and in addition to the usual extras we'll give you a £20 voucher to spend in 'Thyme', one of Ballycastle's best cafes with gorgeous home cooked food.

REPEATERS DISCOUNT
Stay again at Tornaroan Cottage and enjoy 5% discount (not combinable with others discounts)