Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Prices are for up to 6 people.
Enviably located for those attending weddings/functions in Galgorm Resort & Spa or Tullyglass House Hotel. Very close to Galgorm Castle Golf Course, and easily within driving distance of North Antrim Coast and Glens of Antrim, Titanic Centre in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry, City of Culture 2013.
Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, off-street parking, lock up garage & store. Close to shops& restaurants. Double beds with comfortable mattresses, dining area and lounge seats 6. Bath and separate electric shower . 40" TV, DVD player, fully equipped kitchen, conventional oven/grill + combination oven/microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and hair dryer. Cot & high chair. There is a small garden front and rear. Gas BBQ, outside seating,
Close to shops, restaurants, carry outs, coffee shops etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carnlough 25 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International 25.6 km, Nearest railway: Ballymena Translink 2.8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The County Antrim region
Causeway Coast and Glens
The Causeway Coastal Route is a designated scenic tourist drive around the coast of Northern Ireland between the cities of Belfast and Londonderry. The route follows the coast and takes you to several major tourist attractions along the way including The Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, The Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery and the Glens of Antrim. There are also nine scenic loop roads that run off the main Coastal Route. These are: Islandmagee, Slemish Mountain, Glenariff, Glendun, Torr Road, Glenshesk, Bann Valley, Binevenagh Mountain and the Roe Vally.
The newly opened Titanic Centre in Belfast is an unmissable visit in any tour of Northern Ireland. It is located in the heart of Belfast, on the slipways where RMS Titanic was built. Inside this iconic building, visitors will re-live the entire Titanic story from her birth in Belfast to the fateful maiden voyage and her eventual discovery on the seabed.
Lough Neagh - Recreation
Lough Neagh and its wetlands carry a wide range of recreational activities ranging from walking in nature reserves and country parks, to wildfowling and yacht racing. The Lough and hinterland have a number of tourism focal points including Oxford Island National Nature Reserve, Antrim Castle Gardens and Arts Centre, the Wetlands Park, Bellaghy Bawn, Ballyronan Marina and the Newferry water ski and jet ski area. The rivers entering the Lough also provide opportunities for game and coarse fishing and for navigation in small craft.
It is no coincidence that N Ireland produced 3 of the World's top golfers, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke.
Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world, the Dunluce Links, and the hidden gem, the Valley Links. The only club in Ireland to have hosted The Open Championship, Royal Portrush is a members club which welcomes visitors all year round to face the challenges of its courses and to brave the testing conditions. There are numerous other courses in Co Antrim and beyond all worth a visit with Galgorm Castle Golf Course right on the doorstep of Galgorm Getaway.
Walking and cycling
The beauty and variety of the Northern Ireland landscape, the compact distances and ever-changing vistas make this a wonderful place to explore on foot or by cycle. (See walkni.com and cycleni.com
The village of Galgorm is on the outskirts of the town of Ballymena.
Ballymena Town Centre is a vibrant commercial hub and has a luxurious mix of both strong independent retailers as well as the major national high street chains. It also boasts two shopping centres right in the heart of the town, with the Tower Centre and Fairhill Centre hosting over 100 shops between them. Much of the town is open late Thursday and Friday.
The Braid Museum & Art's Centre, Ballymena
Named after the river that runs through Ballymena, the Braid weaves together history, arts and culture alongside contemporary conference, tourism and civic facilities on a site that has been for centuries the centre of local civic life. From family activities to special interest events, there's something for everyone. See http://www.thebraid.com/ for an exciting and varied programme of events.
Galgorm Resort& Spa
Situated within 1 mile of Galgorm Getaway is the fabulous Galgorm Resort & Spa where you can pamper yourself with one of their relaxing spa treatments or indulge yourself in a gourmet experience of fine dining in one of their restaurants.
Galgorm Castle Golf Club & Driving Range - on the doorstep of Galgorm Getaway
Galgorm Castle Golf Club is one of Ireland's finest Championship courses set in the grounds of one of Ireland's most historical estates. The Clubhouse prides itself on being welcoming to all, and is much more than just a retreat for wary golfers. With stunning views overlooking the golf course, Galgorm Castle Bar & Restaurant is a firm favourite with local clientele, ideal for families and extremely popular with guests and golfers.
Equestrian - 1 mile from Galgorm Getaway
Galgorm Parks Riding School, 112 Sand Road, Ballymena, BT42 1 DN
A 1.5-mile stretch of the River Maine runs through the 80-acre estate. The stables of the Manor House cater for all abilities. Friendly patient staff and keen intelligent horses. Riding lessons are available for all ages over four years old. Lessons are taken in the indoor school or outdoor menage.
Seven Towers Leisure Centre, Ballymena
The Seven Towers Leisure Centre is situated in the heart of Ballymena and offers customers a wide range of activities for individuals of all ages including a large indoor swimming pool etc.
Gracehill Moravian Settlement
Situated 0.5 miles from Galgorm Getaway is the beautiful Moravian settlement of Gracehill which was founded by the Moravians in 1765 and Northern Ireland's First Conservation area. Life in the village nowadays is, of course, very different to the 18th century, but the layout of the buildings and the unique Georgian style of architecture remain very much the same. The Moravian Church remains central to the village, facing the square and flanked by the Manse and the Warden's House. The Brothers and Sisters Walks, on either side of the Church, meet at the burial ground or “Gods Acre“, which is still in use today.