Categories: accommodation

Everyone has a bucket list. The places they really want to go to, the sights they really want to see, the experiences they really want to soak up, and the places they really want to stay. 

A bucket list unlike any other 

When you come to Northern Ireland, you’ll find that when it comes to places to stay, you’re going to need a really deep bucket. That’s because there’s so much ancient and recent history here that you’ll find unique, atmospheric and even stratospheric places to stay to add to your personal bucket list. 

Sleep with the fairies in a quirky cottage built underground? Check!  Gorgeous beach front house?  Check!

Unique, inspirational places to stay 

You’ll find these unique and inspirational accommodation experiences, and hundreds more like them right here in Northern Ireland. Our blog will get you started on building up that bucket list, and our directory will help you draw up your final, final bucket list and point you towards making your booking – just in time for you to start another bucket list for your next visit, and the one after that too! 

Found something for your bucket-list?  We hope so!  Share your favourite places and experiences online with #MyGiantAdventure.

Quarry Hill Church
Self-Catering
Quarry Hill Church

Quarry Hill Church is a protected historic building dating from 1845. It has been lovingly restored to its former glory and converted into a spectacular 5 bedroom self catering property. It combines beautiful original features with modern design.

Fairy River Glamping
Self-Catering
Fairy River Glamping

Fairy River Glamping offers Luxury accommodation right in the heart of the High Mournes Mountain Range. Expect Breath Taking Views, Picturesque Walks, Winding Rivers & unparalleled comfort. Eat, Drink, Relax!!

The Bakers Cottages
Self-Catering
The Bakers Cottages

An ideal tranquil location for exploring the Mourne Area of Outstanding Beauty but also with easy access to Belfast. The perfect base for exploring the attractions of the local area or just relaxing in the peace and privacy of the extensive grounds.

Further.Space at Glenarm Castle
Guest Accommodation
Further.Space at Glenarm Castle

Our luxury Ocean View pods offer the perfect rural getaway along the Causeway Coastal Route with views of the Castle Estate. They're cosy, fully furnished and have all the comforts of home including electric, running water, mini fridge and heating.

Blackrock Beach House
Self-Catering
Blackrock Beach House

This superlative holiday home overlooks the West Strand Beach in Portrush. There are 6 luxurious bedrooms, all en-suite, one with a jacuzzi bath. Blackrock Beach House has its own home cinema, a games room with surround sound and a fully fitted gym

The Merchant Hotel
Hotel
The Merchant Hotel

Belfast's only AA five Red Star hotel, is situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter.

Narrow Water Castle Self Catering Accommodation
Self-Catering
Narrow Water Castle Self Catering Accommodation

The apartment is in the original hub of the castle known as Mount Hall dating back to 1680. An elegant, luxurious two bedroom apartment, one en-suite, with a range of modern facilities. Sleeps up to four guests. Welcoming, enchanting, atmospheric.

The Courtyard at Lusty Beg
Guest Accommodation
The Courtyard at Lusty Beg

All the comfort of a hotel stay with a cooked breakfast the next morning. Our 40 charming en suite lake-side rooms offer single, double or family occupancy. Each room includes an LED TV, iron and board, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities.

Curran Gate
Self-Catering
Curran Gate

These 5 Star Tourism NI approved apartments promise to add a true touch of Luxury to your stay here in Portrush and a perfect place for your stop over to enjoy and access to some of the world's best links golf courses.

Palace Street Apartments
Self-Catering
Palace Street Apartments

5 star self catering accommodation within the walled city; peaceful setting - close to all - Cathedrals, Churches, Peace Bridge, Guildhall, Museums & restaurants. All rooms are finished high standard and living dining kitchen areas are spacious.