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Cockle Cottage, Coney Island


Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Cockle Cottage

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Cockle Cottage is a 3 bedroom NITB 4* approved property situated in the stunning Coney Island and overlooks the RAMSAR reserve of Killough Bay that is rich in marine and birdlife.

This fully modernised 19thc fisherman's cottage is set in a unique tranquil coastal location, with large private mature garden.

The Cottage sleeps 6, and is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area, as the cottage is situated in the Lecale region, a designated area of historical and geographic significance, and has stunning views of the Mourne Mountains.

Cockle Cottage is located 1 mile from Ardglass, a 16thC port with 5 castles, a fishing fleet, golf club, marina and a selection of restaurants and shops.


Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Coney Island
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1.5 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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The County Down region

A few miles away from the cottage lies the stunning National Trust site of Castle Ward, the backdrop to HBO's Game of Thrones. Follow the coastal path from Strangford Lough to another National Trust gem of Mount Stewart. Downpatrick is only 8 miles away and is the location of St Patricks burial place, Down Cathedral, Down county Museum, Railway Museum, as well as a selection of restaurants and shops. The beautiful Tyrella beach and St Johns Point are only a few miles away. Newcastle and the stunning Mourne Mountains are approx. 18 miles from the cottage. County Down boasts a selection of beautiful beaches, rivers, castles, golf courses, and the area is ideal for walkers, cyclists, anglers and families of all ages.


Ardglass is situated 1 mile from Coney Island, it has a selection of restaurants, shops, bars,take away restaurants and bank machine. It is the home of the award winning Ardglass Golf club, which boasts of being the oldest club house in the world. There is also a marina in the town as well as a working harbour. There is also a regular bus service to and from Downpatrick, which has connections to other local towns as well as Belfast.

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Review 1-5 of 5

3 Aug 2014


"Fabulous place in everyway, stunning scenery, amazing house, couldn't get better, already booked for next year!"

Just returned from the most amazing week in cockle cottage, me, my hubby and 2 kids. This place is fantastic for families it's safe with a large enclosed lovely garden at the back. The front is r… More

Ah Laura, we are so delighted you had a good time, you are welcome again anytime xx

28 Jul 2014


"Heavenly peaceful!!!"

Roisin thank you for your warm welcome and all the lovely food on arrival. Very peaceful cottage and the weather was fantastic too. Glad to have stayed in your beautiful cottage. Thank you.....… More

Hi Una. Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it. Hopefully we will see you all again!! Roisin

18 Jul 2014


"Just a wonderful peace place"

Cockle Cottage has to be the warmest, most thought through and friendliest place that we have ever stayed within Northern Ireland. The setting is amazing within a small local community and the sunsets… More

Hi Kevin. Thanks for the review we appreciate your feedback and we would love to welcome you and Barbara back anytime

14 Jul 2014


"An absolute must stay!!!"

Our stay at cockle cottage was absolutely fantastic!! We were greeted with fresh coffee tea and scones - so lovely! The cottage was beautifully decorated with every detail in place. The facilities wer… More

Thank you Lisa for the lovely feedback, it was so lovely to meet you all and we would love to have you and Dora back anytime . Roisin x

18 Jun 2014


"Perfect cottage, perfect holiday"

We stayed in Cockle Cottage with our 4 year old twin boys and could not have picked a better accommodation. It is in a superb location, right on the shore, well-equipped, faultlessly clean and we rece… More

Thanks Helena for the lovely feedback - so glad you had a good holiday!! We would love to welcome you and your lovely family back anytime.

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Sleeps 6

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