Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Struain Cottage is over 100 years old. It has been refurbished using traditional materials and is at the foot of Knocklayd on a quiet country lane. With a partially enclosed garden and magnificent countryside views, Struain is a quiet haven , for artists, hillwalkers , yet only 10 minutes from Ballycastle and the sights of the Antrim Coast.

It is within 20 miles of all the "must see " sights including The Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle and The Glens of Antrim. Boat trips around the coast, golf, horseriding, history and heritage can all be sampled in the area not forgetting traditional pubs, music and "craic" ! CCTV

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room
Nearest beach BALLYCASTLE 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: BELFAST INTERNATIONAL OR BELFAST CITY, Nearest railway: BALLYMONEY
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The County Antrim region

Take the magnificent Antrim Coast road to Struain Cottage which is within a half-hour's drive of the “must see sights” that the Antrim Coast has to offer. The Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Dunluce Castle, Whitepark Bay, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, Ballycastle and the magnificent Nine Glens of Antrim, fabled in legend and song. The picturesque seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart with their excellent surfing beaches and the shopping towns of Coleraine and Ballymena are also within easy reach. The charming villages of Cushendall and Cushendun situated at the foot of the Glens are close by and a must see.

Rathlin Island is only a short boat trip from Ballycastle but seems like a world away.

County Antrim hosts a range of special events including The “North-West 200”, Armoy Road Races, The Oul Lammas Fair, Heart of the Glens Festival, The N.Ireland International Air Show, golfing and tennis tournaments also take place on various dates throughout the summer.


Ballycastle is a charming and traditional Irish seaside town, with a variety of interesting shops.Play golf on Ballycastle or Gracehill 18 hole Golf Courses, both within 6 miles... or travel half an hour to Royal Portrush. Take a boat trip to Rathlin Island ... Surf the waves at Portrush and Portstewart. Fishing and pony-trekking are also available nearby. In the evenings, enjoy traditional music and “craic” in some of Ballycastle's oldest pubs.

Sample some of the local produce available in a variety of popular wine bars and restaurants in the area.