Ballycastle

This evening, I am posting information on the pleasant town of Ballycastle which is located on the northern coast ( Antrim) of Northern Ireland and about 55 miles north of Belfast. Key facts and information:

  • Well endowed with shops, restaurants and hotels.
  • Is home to Ballycastle Golf Club.
  • Nearby, are the ruins of the Bonamargy Franciscan Friary, which dates from 1485.
  • Benefits from a sandy beach and a marina.
  • Offers views of Rathin Island and Scotland’s coast.
  • Provides a good base for touring the Causeway Coast and Game of Thrones sites which include:
    • Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge
    • Larrybane
    • Whitepark Bay
    • Giant’s Causeway
    • Bushmills Distillery
    • Dark Hedges
    • Ballintoy Harbour

The Diamond (main square) Ballycastle

Ballycastle

The Diamond (main square) Ballycastle

Ballycastle

Holy Trinity Church, Church of Ireland, 1786.

Ballycastle

The Diamond (main square) Ballycastle

Ballycastle

The Diamond (main square) Ballycastle

Ballycastle

Ballycastle Marina

Ballycastle

Bonamargy Friary, 1485.

Bonamargy Friary

Ballycastle Beach

Ballycastle

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