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The Weather in Ballycastle
This is the climate diagram in Ballycastle. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 64°. However, temperatures can go lower than 35° in Ballycastle in February. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is January.
Vacation rentals in Ballycastle - A taste of rural life
Ballycastle is a stunning town filled with large houses, apartments and traditional country cottages many of which feature open fires and acres of land. Located along the northern coast of Northern Ireland, the lanscape is rugged and the coastline rough-hewn and thrilling. Despite its rural backdrop it is a central location for accessing the sights of Northern Ireland and parts of the Republic of Ireland.
Taking a trip around Northern Ireland
Aside from the popular attractions around Ballycastle itself a vacation rental here is conveniently located just a 60-90 minute drive from Northern Ireland's capital, Belfast. Closer to home you have the Giant's Causeway, the most famous landmark in the country and the main attraction along the Causeway Coastal Route.
Large nearby towns include Coleraine and Londonderry both of which are important sites of Irish and Northern Irish history. Port Rush is a traditional seaside resort located just 18 miles from Ballycastle, complete with fairground, beaches and amusements. It is popular with surfers and for days out with the family.
Self catering in and around Ballycastle
Eating out around Ballycastle gives you a wide choice of cuisine. Many of the local establishments including the Bay Cafe and the Anzac Bar have received 5 star ratings online. The local Cooperative supermarket is located at the center of Ballycastle and there are also two smaller supermarkets. Maud's Ice Cream provides some of the best ice cream on the island as well as a lunch menu.
Visiting Northern Ireland - Sights and attractions
This interesting landmark was built in 1500 and the cloister, gatehouse and church are all very well preserved. The friary is home to the graves of a number of Earls of Ulster and the chieftain Sorley Boy MacDonnell.
Housed in an 18th Century courthouse and market building, this museum houses the Irish Home Industries Workshop alonside artefacts dating as far back as the Neolithic period. Admission is free and opening times vary according the the time of year.
Rathlin Island is located off the coast of County Antrim and is the northermost point of Northern Ireland. It is also Northern Ireland's largest sea bird colony and home to only around 145 people. The dynamic coastline is popular with walkers, bird-watchers and scuba divers.
These ruins lay just outside Ballycastle, along the Causeway Coastal Route. The castle was built around 1547 and now stands as a haunting landmark to times gone by for walkers enjoying the coastal paths.
Ballycastle Beach is an approximately 0.7-mile long sandy beach backing onto the Ballycastle Golf Course. The beach is popular with sightseers traveling the Causeway Coastal Route and is child and dog-friendly for most of the year.
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