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Portballintrae is a harbour village located on the spectacular North Antrim Coast, looking out over the Atlantic Ocean between the Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle. A former fishing settlement, Portballintrae grew up around a horseshoe-shaped bay at the mouth of the River Bush, still plentifully supplied with trout and salmon. Upstream, a mile or so away, is Bushmills, the village's more famous inland neighbour. Many of the old, whitewashed cottages that once lined the bay at Portballintrae have been restored to their traditional charm, although the village has expanded in recent times, and many of the dwellings, old and new, have been snapped up as second homes. Residents and visitors alike adore the simplicity of Portballintrae with its awe-inspiring coastal walks, golden beach, rugged rocks and sand dunes. The dunes, at Bushfoot Strand and its associated golf course, are regularly crossed by a romantic steam train running between Bushmills and the Giant's Causeway, a World Heritage Site and designated area of outstanding natural beauty. However, Portballintrae has some fascinating history of its own: an unprecedented collection of gold jewellery from a Spanish Armada ship was retrieved from these waters in the 1960s, and is now exhibited at Belfast's Ulster Museum.

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The Ugadale Cottages (36.05 miles)

The Ugadale Cottages
On the outer fringe of western Scotland, there exists a very special place. Nestled in the southwest corner of the Mull of Kintyre, where the movements of sea, sand, wind and grazing sheep have intertwined ... More | visit website
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Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant (38.74 miles)

Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant

A destination for all seasons

Situated adjacent to Bowmore harbour, our small family run hotel offers superb accommodation, high quality award winning food and excellent service. As a base for touring Islay, described by the Lord ... More | visit website

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Craigard House Hotel (40.08 miles)

Craigard House Hotel

Welcome to the Mull of Kintyre. Join us in this lovely old house, turned friendly and informal bijou hotel. Take the time to really relax and chill out in one of our cosy rooms, most ... More | visit website


Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant (44.02 miles)

Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
Welcoming family run Inn on hebridean Island of Islay
A family run Inn with a friendly Scottish welcome, excellent food, great selection of malt whiskies, beers and ales, David and Ruby Graham welcome you to ... More
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Gigha Hotel (45.04 miles)

Gigha Hotel
The Trust owned Gigha Hotel is located just a few hundred yards from the ferry terminal, and has a personal charm all of its own. Our team are exceptionally friendly and will ensure that your ... More | visit website
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Dunvalanree Hotel (49.24 miles)

Dunvalanree Hotel
Dunvalanrees licensed restaurant use of local sea food and farm produce has been recognised by the award of an AA Rosette and a Silver EatScotland award and the restaurant is featured in the Good Food ... More | visit website
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Ashbank Hotel (49.32 miles)

Ashbank Hotel

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This family run hotel is in an ideal location being just a short walk from the mile long sandy beach and working harbour. We are situated in the heart of ... More

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BW Kinloch Hotel (51.38 miles)

BW Kinloch Hotel

Unrivalled scenery & spectacular views, the Best Western Kinloch on the beautiful west coast of Arran, offers a warm Scottish welcome in relaxed & quiet comfort. Family owned & run for over 50 years, we ... More | visit website

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Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel (57.35 miles)

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel

Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel invests the charm and romance of an 1815 functioning lighthouse with the comforts of a small, very unique, luxury hotel and restaurant.

The Lighthouse is a listed 'A' building of major national importance. ... More | visit website

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Lamlash Bay Hotel (59.48 miles)

Lamlash Bay Hotel

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Newly refurbished shore front family run hotel, centrally located in the village of Lamlash.The hotel is situated just 150 yards from beach and has unique panoramic views over bay to ... More

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