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Onchan is scenically located on a headland not far north of Douglas. Although many now regard it as part of the capital, Onchan has many popular attractions of its own. The one-time village has grown to include a shopping arcade, an 18-hole golf course and a large pleasure park containing a boating lake, miniature golf, crazy golf and putting, facilities for tennis and bowls, kiddie cars and a stadium for stock-car racing, karting and football. Three beautiful national glens converge at Onchan. The wooded Groudle Glen, with its winding walks, affords glorious sea views on its pathway to the coast. Close to here, the tiny Groudle Glen Railway is open during the summer, taking passengers to the site of a former Victorian Zoo at Sea Lion Rocks. Molly Quirk's Glen and Bibaloe Glen are both mountain glens, the former following the Groudle river and the latter, a stream. In the heart of town, another attraction for nature- lovers, Onchan Wetlands, is filled with all kinds of plants, trees and birds. It's close to the small, thatched Molly Carrooin's Cottage, which makes for a striking contrast with the grandeur of Government House. Visitors to Onchan are also conveniently placed for Douglas's exciting nightlife.

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Groudle Glen Railway Co Ltd

Golf Club

King Edward Bay Golf & Country Club

Pub and Bar

Manx Arms
Warehouse Bar Grill

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Groves Cars

Shops

The Salon Unisex Hairdressers

Activities

Manx Road Club(Cycling)

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Ramada Da Vincis Hotel (35.16 miles)

Ramada Da Vincis Hotel

Located less than one mile from Derry City Centre, close to all major routes in and out of the city. A well established modern three star hotel comprising of 65 bedrooms, choice of bars, Grillroom ... More | visit website

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Angel House (35.90 miles)

Angel House
Located right on the border in north-west Northern Ireland, in County Derry, Londonderry is a historic town full of culture, attractions and nightlife. Our B&B provides a welcoming base from which to explore the historically ... More | visit website
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Laburnum Lodge (35.94 miles)

Laburnum Lodge
Detached Chalet Bungalow within five minutes drive of the city centre and fifteen minutes from the City of Derry Airport (depending on how fast you are driving) Modern accommodation, dining room with tea/coffee making ... More | visit website
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Causeway Tavern B&B (37.45 miles)

Causeway Tavern B&B
The Causeway Tavern bed & breakfast is a family run licensed establishment, situated at the heart of the causeway coast in the little hamlet of Lisngunogue near Bushmills. This peaceful little village comes to life ... More | visit website
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Bayview Hotel (37.45 miles)

Bayview Hotel

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The Bayview Hotel opened in 2001 and is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Portballintrae, one mile from Bushmills. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Giant's Causeway and ... More

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Walled City Apartments (37.60 miles)

Walled City Apartments
Walled City Apartments provide stylish, self-catering accommodation next to Derrys historic heart and are the perfect place to stay during your visit to the City. Walled City Apartments offer amazing value for money. Each of our ... More | visit website
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Dungiven Castle (40.39 miles)

Dungiven Castle

Immersed within 22 acres of pristine landscape gardens, on the A6 between Belfast and Derry, this beautifully restored 15th century castle boasts spectacular views over the Sperrin Mountains.

Dungiven Castle is centrally located between 2 of ... More | visit website

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Ken Mar House (41.14 miles)

Our bed & breakfast offers superb accomodation - two family rooms and one double room. The accomodation at Ken-Mar includes a generous breakfast menu including full irish cooked breakfasts and a range of fresh fruit ... More | visit website
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Morning Calm B&B (41.14 miles)

Morning Calm B&B
Morning Calm B&B offers stylish, comfortable accommodation in a convenient location. Situated in the market town of Ballymoney, it is the ideal base from which to explore the nearby Blue Flag beaches, the famous Giant's ... More | visit website
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Manor House Hotel (41.24 miles)

Manor House Hotel

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The Manor House Hotel is situated in the heart of the beautiful seaside village St. Bees. Our location is ideal for walking (the start of the Coast to Coast walk ... More

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