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Ballygally Castle Hotel

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  • Four Star Quality Assurance
Four Star Quality Assurance
274 Coast Road, Ballygally, Co Antrim, BT40 2QZ
Ballygally Castle Northern Ireland Causeway Coastal Route

About

Ideally located on the scenic Antrim coast, only 26 miles from Belfast and close to Larne, the Ballygally Castle faces the soft, sandy beaches of Ballygally Bay.

The Castle dates back to 1625 and is unique in that it is the only 17th Century building still used as a residence in Northern Ireland today. The hotel is reputedly haunted by a friendly ghost and brave guests can visit the ‘ghost room’ in one of the towers to see for themselves.

The 54 bedrooms at the Ballygally Castle are full of character and charm. Beautiful, original beamed ceilings, combined with tasteful contemporary decor, add to the welcoming atmosphere. From the beautiful Antrim Suite, with its spectacular panoramic views to the new Garden wing and the original period rooms, uniquely shaped by the castle’s imposing architecture - the choice is yours.

Set within the Castle walls, the contemporary Garden Restaurant overlooks the Castle grounds and offers an excellent lunch menu as well as a choice of Bistro menu or Table d’hôte menu for dinner. Our chefs prepare only the best of local produce to provide a wide range of culinary delights. The Sunday Grand Buffet is served weekly for Sunday lunch in the magnificent River Room, with views over the beach and bay towards Scotland.

The Ballygally Castle has a wealth of recreational activities within easy reach and can serve as the perfect base for exploring this stunning area of natural beauty. Carrickfergus Castle, the world-renowned Glens of Antrim and the famous Giant’s Causeway are all close at hand. Those wishing to explore on foot will enjoy the beautiful walks to be found in Carnfunnock Country Park, or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll on the beach opposite the hotel. The hotel have also introduced new electric bicycles, which provide a relaxed and enjoyable way to explore.

The hotel offers a Game of Thrones® Afternoon Tea which will delight fans of the world renowned show as well as those who love the indulgence of a delicious afternoon tea.

Opening times:
12:00 - 21:00 Monday – Saturday (last food orders)
12:30 – 15:00 Sunday buffet
15:00 - 21:00 Sunday (last food orders)
14:00 - 17:00 7 days a week (afternoon teas)

Facilities

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  • Northern Ireland Kiosk - Game of Thrones

Catering

  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Local Produce
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Room service
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Cater for school groups
  • Central heating throughout
  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups accepted
  • Groups catered for
  • Hairdryers
  • Interlink Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Linen provided
  • Live music
  • Lost property
  • Night porter
  • Private Garden
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Towels available

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Short breaks available
  • Special group rates
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Castle
  • Coastal
  • Family Room on request
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Seafront
  • Unique venue

Room / Unit Features

  • Hairdryer Available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • TV In Bedrooms

Special Offers

  • Romance by the Sea - County Antrim

    From £180 per couple

    What can be more romantic than a castle getaway by the sea, with a romantic 3 course dinner using the finest local produce, accompanied by a glass of Prosecco. And with the luxurious hotel surroundings including the immaculate castle gardens it might just be the perfect way to say I love you.

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Open Christmas
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