Ideal base for golfers, walkers, photographers
Porthole Cottage is a NITB approved cottage offering peace and relaxation a short walk from the beach at Whitepark Bay on Northern Ireland’s famous Causeway Coastal Route.
Central to all the attractions of the Causeway Coast, Porthole is the ideal base for exploring the North Antrim Coast and Glens of Antrim. The area is ideal for walkers and hikers, or those who just want to relax and recharge their batteries!
Ballintoy, Port Braddan, Giant’s Causeway, Portballintrae, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunseverick Harbour, Dunluce Castle, and Bushmills with its famous distillery (guided tours recommended) are all places to visit during your stay at Porthole Cottage.
Take a short drive to Ballycastle for a day trip on the ferry to Rathlin Island – see the Puffins, seals and other wildlife! Visit the picturesque Mussenden Temple at Downhill. Greencastle in Donegal is a short drive and ferry crossing from Magilligan. This coast is famous for sea angling and surfing. Take the opportunity to photograph the dark hedges at Stranocum.
In May each year about 100,000 people visit the International North West 200 motorcycle road races on the Portrush-Coleraine-Portstewart triangle.
In early September Portrush hosts the annual airshow, another great family event. Golf courses at Bushmills, Ballycastle, Rathmore and Royal Portrush are all within easy reach.