The Causeway Coastal Route, a journey around the coast of Northern Ireland between the cities of Belfast and Londonderry, is considered one of Europe’s most scenic journeys. With this package deal from Ballygally Castle in Country Antrim, for £150 per person, singles can explore an area full of sea cliffs, sandy beaches at Ballygally Bay and picture-perfect harbours. This is a saving of £30.
Valid until 22 December, the offer includes:
A Classic Double room is available for £50 more.
Dating back to 1625, Ballygally Castle is the only 17th century building still used as residence in Northern Ireland today. There is a restaurant on site. The ‘Ghost Room’ is a bedroom in one of the castle turrets dedicated to Lady Isabella Shaw. When she delivered her husband Lord James Shaw’s heir, he locked her in a room and she is rumoured to have fallen to her death trying to escape in search of her son. Her ghost is said to still roam the castle corridors.
Getting there: From Belfast take the M2 and exit Junction 5, the A8. Travel along the A8 to Larne and then follow the A2 Coast Road to Ballygally.There is complimentary car parking at the hotel.