Beech Hill Country House Hotel

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • This 4-star Georgian property is set in 32 acres of woodland, lakes and gardens
  • Former US president Bill Clinton, Jude Law, Will Ferrell and Tommy Hilfiger have stayed at the hotel
  • Londonderry city centre is less than 10 minutes' drive away
  • The Sperrin Mountains are 35 minutes' drive away; the Giant's Causeway takes about an hour to reach by car

"Really enjoyed our break there"
Oct 30, 2019 - Belfast, United Kingdom
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The family-run Beech Hill Country House Hotel occupies a Georgian property built in 1729, and is set in woodland filled with ponds and waterfalls. Among the hotel's previous guests are A-list celebrities and politicians including Bill Clinton, Will Ferrell, Jude Law and Tommy Hilfiger.

The hotel was used as a base by the US Marines in World War II, and has a wartime archive and a memorial to the Marine Corps.

Londonderry -- an "artistic and cultural hub" with a "splendid riverside setting" (Lonely Planet) -- is less than 10 minutes' drive away. The River Foyle, which has excellent fishing and some of the best oyster beds in the UK, is 20 minutes' drive away. It's also an excellent wildlife-spotting destination -- you might see dolphins and seals, or huge flocks of migrating birds.

The Sperrin Mountains -- Northern Ireland's largest mountain range, with undulating hills, quiet valleys, boggy uplands and diverse wildlife -- are a 35-minute drive away. The Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is just over an hour's drive away.

According to The Daily Telegraph, the hotel's "imposing 1729 building, surrounded by the beech trees that gave it its name, has all the grace and exquisite proportions you associate with the Georgian era". House Rooms are in the original manor house, while Garden Rooms are in the modern wing.

The Ardmore Restaurant sources local products from nearby farms and local fishermen. There is also a gastro pub for more informal dining. Vegetables and herbs are gathered daily from the hotel's garden.

Golf, horse riding, hill walking and other activities can be arranged by the hotel for a supplement.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra beds are not available.
Crib/Pack 'n Play not available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £10 per pet per night.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(59 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Beech Hill Country House Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The location and the old house are fabulous but they are at the stage of needing some TLC.
Other Comments
The staff are extremely friendly and helpful but they need a lot of training in the basics. They did not clear tables, open wine even when specifically asked, but they are trying so hard it is obviously a lack of training. The hotel also ran out of Guinness and had no idea what Pernod was!
John Nov 01, 2019 Antrim, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Really enjoyed our break there
Other Comments
Don’t like that the hotel is now dog friendly
hazel Oct 30, 2019 Belfast, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
A good two day trip to Derry. Hotel fab
Alan Oct 24, 2019 Jersey, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Another very relaxing stay with very personal attention. Love this place
Other Comments
Staff excellent. Nothing too much bother.
Kenneth Oct 12, 2019 Craigavon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely Hotel sett in beautiful grounds which have an interesting history . The walks were lovely and the walled garden where they grow their own vegetables etc. was terrific . Our room was really lovely and spacious with nice view over the gardens. Staff were most pleasant helpful and attentive. Food was excellent with a good variety. Would most certainly go back.
Derek Oct 07, 2019 Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We had a lovely stay at the Beech Hill and wish we could stay longer than one night.
Other Comments
Our room at the Beech Hill was spacious and comfortable. Dinner and breakfast we had at the hotel were of superior quality. Most importantly the staff was friendly and helpful - they couldn’t do enough to make us feel welcome.
Chulee Oct 07, 2019 Mawson, ACT, Australia
Enjoyed Most
A very enjoyable two nights. Food great and staff so friendly and helpful.
Vivian Oct 02, 2019 Cookstown, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Really enjoyed our stay good value and food excellent best steak I have had in a long time , breakfast was fantastic lots to chose from.
Other Comments
Hidden gem.
Patrick Sep 28, 2019 LISBURN, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Absolutely everything. It’s just a beautiful place to stay in every respect.
Other Comments
No where like it!!! Manager Orla and her staff can’t do enough for you....
Pauline May 29, 2019 Bangor, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely setting and grounds, not far from Londonderry. for sightseeing and shopping. Staff friendly and helpful and food excellent
Anne May 19, 2019 Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

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