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Spring Bank Holiday Northern Ireland Properties

May 9, 2019

The Spring Bank Holiday, or Late May Bank Holiday, is a national public holiday in the Northern Ireland and is celebrated on the last Monday in May.  We have some late availability 2 night weekend stays on offer from 23rd to 27th May 2019.

Game of Thrones – Location, Location, Location

March 20, 2019

  With the final series of the terrific production and multi-award winning HBO series, Game of Thrones,  about to hit screens, the Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC) Belfast will be launching the Game of Thrones traveling exhibition on April 11th and run until September 1st.

Nature Escapes at St.John’s Point, Co.Down

March 8, 2018

Nourish and revive your connections with nature and the natural world. Book a ‘Grass -Roots’ Getaway at Ketch or Sloop at St.John’s Point Trail the path of a lightkeeper and rest in the comfort of our cosy cottages at the foot of this rugged and remote coastline. Two lightkeeper cottages are available with the potential […]

Aspirations for 2017

February 1, 2017

How has January passed for you? Have you embarked on the new chapters promised for 2017? January can get a bad press. It feels like a month created to survive versus a month designed to live. Resolutions can be cruel at a time when the weather is bleak and the days are short. For this […]

Halloween Festivities

October 12, 2016

The ancient Celts believed that the seasonal changeover from light to dark created a portal where spirits, banshees and pukas could easily transgress the boundaries of the living and dead. During the festival of Samhain, bonfires were lit and disguises worn as measures to ward off evil spirits. Halloween in Ireland is still loaded with tradition, with tales of […]

Falling asleep under the beams of a lighthouse…

September 13, 2016

“The country road narrows towards the end of the peninsula, trees disappear, and as we curve around the last bend, the lighthouse comes into view, a tall yellow-and -black striped tower watching over the sea…” These are the words of the travel writer Yvonne Gordon in last weekend’s The Guardian. She describes a visit and […]

Would you like to stay in a Lightkeepers House?

September 7, 2016

We were delighted to see some of our lighthouses featured in this month’s Cara Magazine which is available on all Aerlingus flights. The award winning travel writer Yvonne Gordon got to visit and stay in some of Ireland’s amazing lighthouses around the coast including the Wicklow Head Light House, St John’s Point, Co. Down and the Blackhead Lighthouse, Co. Antrim. […]