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Copperpot Cottage

from £54 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

36 reviews

from £54 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Our gorgeously spacious traditional-style Irish stone cottage is just over a mile from Portrush

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Spacious, stylish self-catering cottage sleeping 6, a mile and a half from the pretty seaside town of Portrush on the North coast of Ireland. Just released 2016 rates! Our traditional-style Irish stone cottage offers easy charm and plenty of luxury. Cook up a storm on our country kitchen range or BBQ in the private back garden. Relax beside the wood burning stove, or stretch out on the super-size sofas in front of the flat-screen TV in the snug. Our master bedroom with ensuite, double and twin rooms all offer comfy duvets, crisp white sheets, towels and amenities. No charge for Wifi and utilities and our larder is always stocked with essentials (tea, coffee etc). Our fully equipped drying room is ideal for storing and drying clubs, rods, boots and wet suits. We are well set up for children of all ages with games, jigsaws, dvds, unbreakable plates and cups as well as pram, highchair, cot and toy basket for our very youngest guests. When the weather smiles, enjoy the private back garden with its picnic table and bbq. Royal Portrush golf course, beaches, shops, pubs and restaurants are under a mile away. Hiking trails and a riding school are on our doorstep, whilst world-class salmon fishing is just down the road at Bushmills, in sight of the famous whisky distillery. With secure parking for 2 cars, Copperpot Cottage is an ideal base for exploring the Giant's Causeway and postcard-pretty villages of the Causeway Coast. Copperpot Cottage is owned and run by Jonny and Nicci Millar and we have a wealth of local knowledge we'd be happy to share. We are one of just 3 cottages in Portrush to achieve a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence.

We offer flexible stays of 2 nights or more for most of the year. May 2016 stays are for 7 nights from Sunday to Sunday. June, July and August 2016 stays are for 7 nights from Saturday to Saturday. For Christmas and New Year 2015/2016 stays are for 7 nights.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Belfast International Airport BT29 4AB (1 hour dri, Nearest railway: Portrush train station (5 minutes drive to Copperp
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, 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, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The County Antrim region

Here's a list of the big attractions in our area, plus some local secrets we'd like to share with you.

1.Giant's Causeway: Legend has it that the giant, Finn McCool, created this geological marvel. It is a World Heritage Site and now has an impressive visitors centre to match. Tip: car parking charges might take your breath away, so park across the road at the Heritage Railway (also worth a ride).

2.Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge: Spanning a chasm eighty feet deep, it is an exhilarating experience peering down through the wooden slats into the clear waters below. The coastal path offers stunning views of Rathlin and the Scottish Isles, as well as a noisy seabird colony.

3.Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery: Join a tour of the distillery to observe the craft of traditional Irish whiskey making and sample the goods too.

4.Ballintoy Harbour: A picture-postcard pretty harbour with a pocket-sized tea room and magical views. Much-loved by walkers, this is the most celebrated part of the Causeway Coast.

5.Whitepark Bay Beach: The spectacular sandy beach forms a white arc between two headlands including the tiny salmon-fishing village of Portbraddan. The beach is backed by ancient dunes rich in bird and animal life. Enjoy lazy summer days, picnics, making sandcastles and long walks along this truly beautiful beach.

Some of our favourite things to do...

•Exploring the rockpools at Murlough Bay. It is exceptionally beautiful and remote.

•Eating fish and chips from Morton's, Ballycastle. Grab a bench and watch the sun set over Ballycastle Harbour as you tuck into the best battered cod for miles.

•Watching the seals on the beach at Rathlin Island. Hop on the ferry and take a picnic lunch.

•Ambling through the conservation village of Cushendun. It's a great place to stop for coffee as you drive the coastal route. Don't forget to say hello to the resident Billy Goat Gruff.

•Deep sea fishing for cod, mackerel and anything that bites with Captain Chris on his fully equipped boat “The Lord Moyle” sailing out of Ballycastle Marina.


The Royal Portrush Golf Course is less than a mile from the cottage and is rated amongst the top 15 courses in the world. It's a natural seaside links with deep bunkers and expansive roughs, overlooked by the 13th century Dunluce Castle.

Just up the lane from our cottage is Maddybenny riding school, welcoming riders of all abilities from 5 years old.

Anglers will talk up a tall tale after fishing for salmon on the River Bush, just 7 miles east of Copperpot Cottage in sight of the famous Old Bushmills Whisky Distillery.

Portrush itself offers an eclectic mix of shops, restuarants, cafes and seaside amusements for the family. And everywhere has a stunning sea view. The beach offers bucket and spade fun as well as great surf breaks. Several suf schools offer lessons for all the family.

From personal experience, the bustling Ramore Wine Bar offers a broad, well-priced menu (children welcome) and 55 Degrees North is a good option for afternoon tea with great views (children welcome). Further afield, Tartine in Bushmills offers delicious food and an interesting wine list.

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19 Jul 2015


"Stylish, comfortable, great location"

We spent a week at Copperpot Cottage in July 2015 with our 3 kids, ages 4,3 and 10 months. The cottage was perfect for us, really comfortable and cosy and very well equipped, everything was there that we needed; stair gates, high chairs, travel cot, excellent cooking facilities, toys and games. The kids loved it and settled in really quickly. The location is great being just on the outskirts of Portrush in a lovely quiet rural spot but with a great supermarket less than 5 mins drive away. Perfect for exploring the beautiful scenery of the North Coast. It's also really pretty outside as well as in, with roses around the door. Last but not least I must mention the warm welcome by Nicci, from our first email contact she was delightful and we really appreciated the kind provisions left for us. We really look forward to returning.

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Travelling with a young family can be challenging so it is fantastic to hear the cottage had everything your little ones needed to settle in so that you got to relax and enjoy yourselves too. We really hope to welcome you back to Copperpot Cottage soon.

8 May 2015


"Beautiful, cosy and family friendly! Perfect "

We loved staying in the cottage it was very homely, had everything we could need and it's location was ideal! The house was immaculate and very spacious for our large party! Would highly recommend, a very warm and friendly greeting at the door to fresh flowers and lovely wine as a gift you couldn't ask for more! Many thanks for a great stay

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. It is great to hear the cottage had everything you needed and made your stay in Portrush really enjoyable.

11 Nov 2014


"Excellent property, comfortable, warm and clean"

A roaring fire welcomed us on arrival, the perfect greeting for a crisp November day. The cottage was perfect in every way and the attention to detail was second to none. I would highly recommend staying here.

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The fire is magical and makes Copperpot Cottage a really welcoming place to relax during Winter stays.

3 Nov 2014


"Perfect location cottage and service"

We chose this as a base to explore on our Honeymoon delightful helpful owner from first enquiry to post holiday Well equipped high standard with personal touches welcome pack of essential fresh fliers wine bread milk The owners provide a superb local guide and very superbly helpful Perfect for couples families groups We will return

Thank you for reviewing Copperpot Cottage. We're delighted that you chose to stay with us for such a special occasion and we're glad to have lived up to your expectations. Come back soon.

26 Sep 2014


"Tardis cottage"

A very warm welcome from the hosts. Fresh bread, fresh milk, wine & flowers were waiting for us on arrival. Very spacious cottage. Massive kitchen with plenty of seating. Great sized bedrooms. Everything you need on a self catering holiday was provided here. Back yard is a sun trap with a picnic table. Ideal for dining alfresco. Beds very comfortable and warm. This cottage is amazing with plenty to do & see. Wish I could have stayed longer. Will defo be back :-)

We're delighted you had such a great stay on the North Coast. Thanks for taking the time to review us. The cottage looks quaint from the outside, has lots of space inside, but still manages to feel cosy - it is a tardis cottage!

22 Jun 2014


"What a diamond"

Great cottage for family get together. Everything you could require plus more. Nick greeted us and made us welcome giving us information on the locality. Sitting down with the bottle of wine Nicci left for us while tackling in the delights of our surroundings.

Thanks so much for reviewing Copperpot Cottage. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay!

9 Jun 2014


"Wonderful place to stay"

YOu cannot go wrong booking this beautifully equipped cottage. Although not quite within walking distance of Portrush, it is only a 5 minute drive away and there was plenty of parking. THe cottage is definitely 5 * and has everything you need for a self catering holiday. THere is even a lidl just down the road! The outside area was wonderful to relax in listening to the farm sounds in the distance and the fact that there is parking for 2 cars was a godsend. The cottage is advertised as sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms but to be honest we "lived" in the kitchen /diner area and didn't use the very large lounge hardly at all so if a sofa bed was there could sleep 8. I can thoroughly recommend this place

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Copperpot Cottage. The open plan kitchen and Snug area is fantastic for cooking, relaxing and chatting together as a family isn't it. It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay and found everything you needed at the cottage. Come back soon!

17 Apr 2014


"An Absolute Gem"

This property has everything you could ask for in it, I travelled with my Husband three little girls and also my Dad, We found we had loads of space and could not fault this house at all, It had loads of charm, everything was easy to find...and it made our stay up the North of Ireland so enjoyable, I would recommend this house to friends and family as it has everything you could wish for, From the warm welcome from Nicci to the Welcome basked which included a lovely bottle of wine...It was also a lovely touch to a stocked presses with coffee, tea, sugar etc........We will be back..

Thanks for taking to the time to review us. We're delighted you enjoyed your trip to the North Coast and really hope to see you and your whole family back at Copperpot Cottage one day soon.

17 Apr 2014


"Much more than a cottage!"

We arrived to be greeted by Nicci who showed us around what is a very roomy cottage, comfortably furnished, lovely and warm. The large kitchen/TV area forms the focus of the cottage with a separate lounge with wood-burning stove (although we never did manage to get the logs to light!). Upstairs are three large bedrooms, bathroom and ensuite to one bedroom. All was in very good order and clean. There is plenty of room for 6 people upstairs and down. The cottage is situated about 2 miles from Portrush harbour and walkable if you are fit - there's a bit of a hill on the return journey. A brand new Lidl is just 5 minutes away. This was our first visit to Northern Ireland and we wished we had visited sooner. The countryside is beautiful and the coastline breathtaking. We walked to Portstewart and caught the bus back and walked the East Strand to the hotel where we relaxed with a Guinness or two before returning. We spent a day in Belfast visiting the Titanic exhibition, and also in Londonderry where we walked the walls, and of course Giants Causeway which entailed a lot more walking. There was plenty to do as well as a comfortable cottage to return to and relax. A lovely week.

Your review gives good insight into features of the cottage as well as the locality and I'm sure it will be useful to other potential guests. Thank you. You saw so much of Northern Ireland during your stay - we're delighted you enjoyed the whole experience and had such good fun!

2 Feb 2014


"Beautiful cottage"

We had a fantastic weekend in this cottage. It has everything you need. It is spacious throughout and the large living room has a stove. The kitchen has everything you could possibly think off. It is private, it is a short distance to portrush town centre. Can't wait to stay in it again.

You have paid us the biggest compliment by coming back to Copperpot Cottage and staying again. We are delighted you had fun and hope you'll make us a regular haunt for weekend breaks or longer stays.

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