Local Attractions

Ballycastle Beach

Drumfaskey is the perfect touring base to visit all the places of interest along the North Antrim Coast including The Giants Causeway, Carick-a-rede Rope Bridge and Bushmills Distillery. April to September is the ideal time to visit Rathlin Island and view the local wildlife the bird sanctuary is open from April to August.

Beaches: We are near the coast so there is a wide range of beautiful beaches nearly. All the beaches are clean sandy beaches and suitable for swimming. Beaches include Cushendun (10mins), Cushendall (10mins), Waterfoot (15mins) Ballycastle (20mins).

Historical sites: There are many scattered across the Glens and the Proprietor will be delighted to assist those with a particular interest in this field. www.antrimhistory.net

Walking: close by is the Moyle Way a 26 mile trek over hill, mountain and forest track .For the less adventurous there are many short and long walks around the villages, in the forest parks such as Glenariff Forest Park and Ballypatrick forest and along the sea coast. Maps and details are available in the cottage. A walking festival is held annually on the first week-end of June. www.walktheglens.co.uk | www.walkni.com

Ballycastle Golf course

Golfing: Cushendall Golf Course 5 miles from Drumfaskey. Ballycastle Golf Course 10 miles. www.cushendallgolfclub.com | www.ballycastlegolfclub.com

Outdoor Activities for all: Ardclinis Outdoor Adventure has fun days for young and old with activities such as Archery Abseiling Canoeing Kayaking Rock climbing are but a few miles away. www.ardclinis.com.

Horse Riding for all ages and abilities: Sheans Horse Farm 20 minutes drive from the cottage is a riding and trekking centre. www.sheanshorsfarm.com

Fishing: Both sea and river angling are available in the area and the local Sports shop at Mill St. Cushendall can advise where to go depending on the season as well as providing the appropriate fishing licence. Fishing info…

Websites of Interest

Information about the listed sites on the left and many more tourist attractions in the locality can be found on the web-sites below…