Beech Hill Country House
Why We Love It
- The 4-star Georgian hotel is set in 32 acres of woodland, lakes & gardens
- President Bill Clinton has stayed at the hotel
- Close to the River Foyle, Sperrin Mountains & the Giant's Causeway
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This family-run Beech Hill Country House Hotel was built in 1729 and is set in woodland filled with ponds and waterfalls. The Georgian hotel has been frequented by A-list celebrities and politicians including Bill Clinton and Jude Law. The property also won Hotel of the Year 2015 in the Irish Hotel and Restaurant Awards.
Used as a base for the US Marines in World War II, there is a memorial to the Marine Corps, the hotel has a World War II archive within the hotel building.
The hotel is a great base from which to explore the local area. It is close to the River Foyle where you can walk alongside the river, wildlife is bountiful and there's a variety of birds that flock there. The River Foyle is 20 minutes' drive away and is an excellent wildlife-spotting destination -- you might see dolphins and seals, or huge flocks of migrating birds, and it also has excellent fishing and some of the best oyster beds in the UK and the Netherlands.
The Sperrin Mountains, Northern Ireland's largest and least-explored mountain range, are a 35-mintute drive away. Walkers can expect undulating hills, quiet valleys, boggy uplands and a land teeming with wildlife. The Giant's Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is just over an hour's drive away.
The Ardmore Restaurant was named Best Hotel Restaurant in Londonderry at the Irish Restaurant Association Awards 2014. The hotel sources local products from nearby farms and from local fishermen. Vegetables and herbs are grown in the hotel’s own garden and gathered daily. We like the sound of the smoked mackerel fish cakes with horseradish aioli and beetroot, the slow braised lamb shoulder with celeriac purée and savoy cabbage, and the vanilla crème brûlée with shortbread biscuit.
Heritage Double rooms have antique furnishings, and some have views of the garden. Superior Double rooms are located in the original house and in the modern wing and have garden views.
Golfing, horse riding, hill walking and other activities can be arranged by the hotel.
- "A beautiful Georgian mansion on the outskirts of Londonderry" -- The Belfast Telegraph
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- 100% smoke-free
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Bike rental
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe in reception
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- 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
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests:
Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request and in Superior Rooms only: £10 per night for children aged 3 and under, £20 per night for children aged 4 to 12, £40 per night for older children and adults. This includes breakfast. Charges will be added to your bill.
Pets are allowed on request in Heritage Rooms only and will be charged at £10 per night on checkout.
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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