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There is nowhere quite like Northern Ireland, with the Causeway Coast being one of NI's most popular tourist destination.

Benone Getaways is ideally located to explore the regions iconic tourist attractions and coastal scenery. In the words of Lonely Planet, the area delivers …. “timeless beauty, and high-grade distractions – golf, whiskey and some of the world’s most popular rocks …..”

Attractions

Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry, on the north-western coast of Northern Ireland, offering spectacular views.

Flanked by the wild North Atlantic Ocean and a landscape of dramatic cliffs, the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's first UNESCO Heritage Site is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend.

Dunluce is one of the most picturesque and romantic of Irish Castles. With evidence of settlement from the first millennium, the present castle ruins date mainly from the 16th and 17th centuries. 

Benone Strand, multiple recipient of the European Blue Flag Award, most recently in 2020, is a must-see when visiting the area. With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal.

Situated just off the Causeway Coastal Route, Whiterocks Coastal Park enjoys a stunning natural location, with limestone cliffs stretching from Curran Strand to Dunluce Castle.

The rope bridge is planned to re-open between Christmas and the New Year, with bridge crossings from Tuesday December 27th until Sunday January 1st inclusive.

Dining

Anglers Rest Benone is a traditional country pub in the townland of Benone with scenic views of Binevenagh mountain and walking distance from the majestic Benone Beach. They serve traditional pub food to a high standard, where possible sourcing their produce locally and cooking all dishes to order. 

Waves are a seaside coffee shop and bistro. They are situated alongside Benone Tourist Complex and Benones 9 Hole Golf Course.

 

Gas Station Benone

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Sea Shed Coffee & Surf is a glass fronted take-away coffee bar nestled in the dunes overlooking the Atlantic ocean. Sea Shed also offers surf rental shop right at the entrance to Benone Strand.

Al’S Coffee Shop Bar is a one-of-a-kind. Tucked away under a yew tree at Lion's Gate, Mussenden Temple, the coffee bar is right on the door-step of one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland. 

Superb location: right on the beach at Magilligan Point. Open daily from 12 noon until 9pm. Enjoy a Pint of Guinness by our open fire or try our speciality Seafood Chowder. Room available for Small Private Functions

Activities

Travel the boardwalk from the beach and find Benone Holiday & Leisure Park, At the park you can enjoy tennis, golf, crazy golf, putting, a golf practice / driving range, an outdoor heated splash pool and an activities centre and a wide range of summer events.

Long Line Surf School provides lessons and experiences which teach the skills and techniques of surfing and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) within the Binevenagh Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The knowledge does not stop there as the passion for the local area and the sports that mold our lives appear in our lessons which they love to share with everyone.

HotBox is an authentic Finnish wood burning sauna located on the Causeway Coast.  

Come plunge with us into the cold Atlantic Ocean and sweat away your woes in our box of heat.

Come & join Ella Mor to Discover Northern Ireland and the explore beautiful Causeway Coast area that she calls home!

Each package will be personalised by Heather to give you a bespoke experience. 

 

Binevenagh Adventures works in an area that they have come to know very well, and to love. They can’t wait to introduce newcomers to this beautiful area, and to remind those living locally of how lucky they are to live and work here in all this wild and natural beauty.

A Blokart is a 3-Wheel Kart with a Sail propelled by the wind, much like dinghy sailing except you are on land. You could call it Land sailing, or Sand yachting. We prefer to call it Blokart sailing.

Producing luxurious, hand-crafted chocolate, personalised for you is only a small, but delicious, part of what we do at The Chocolate Manor. As well as creating unique and indulgent treats, we offer a range of experiences that reveal the mysteries of the wonderful world of chocolate.

Castlerock Golf Club can be easily found in the seaside village of Castlerock on the golfing gem of Northern Ireland. The traditional links style layout incorporates rolling sand dunes and the River Bann through many holes on both Mussenden and Bann courses. The course is an 18 holes of top Northern Irish golf.

Crindle Stables provide a safe, fun learning environment with a great team of friendly, helpful staff . They have a range wonderful horses and ponies to suit all riders and abilities. A five-star facility, simply too good to be missed!

Limitless NI is the only activity centre in Northern Ireland that gives you the chance to pilot your very own hovercraft. Since they facility is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, you’ll get to experience fabulous scenery as you fly around the straights and corners of our challenging course land and water course.

 

Carrowmena Activity Centre has a wide range of activities for all the family, which can be booked online directly or as part of a package. 

Founded in 1930, the Ulster Gliding Centre is one of only two gliding centres on the island of Ireland and is set in beautiful Bellarena on the shores of Lough Foyle, overlooking Donegal. We are a group of gliding and aviation enthusiasts, always open to new members and visitors.

Four unique sand motocross Tracks catering for solo riders from the age of 6 upwards..

With many people seeking interesting ideas for staycations across Ireland, there’s no better way to get outdoors and explore Mid-Ulster & the North West from Coleraine to Toomebridge than taking to the Bann River with your friends or family, The hard part is deciding who gets to be the captain and take the wheel.

As you sit back and relax to the sounds of local live entertainment, you are given an opportunity to taste the local land and celebrate all things local. Our menus for the evenings are a celebration of our local chefs and produce and marries the sustainable with the luxury and pays homage to this magnificent local landmark

Duncrun Fishing lakes Northern Ireland situated at the foot of the spectacular Binevenagh Mountain on the North Coast of Northern Ireland, Duncrun trout & fly Fishing Lakes are situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Local Supermarkets

 

Phone: 028 7775 0522

Address: 436 Seacoast Road, Limavady,BT49 0LD

Phone: 028 7084 8238

Address: 170 Mussenden Road, Castlerock, United Kingdom

Taxis

Phone: 07955 807062

Phone: 028 7776 3929

Awards

Holiday at Home Staycation Awards

Glamping Site of the Year '22

Holiday at Home Staycation Awards

Finalist: Self Catering Accommodation of the Year '22

Holiday at Home Staycation Awards

Finalist: Experience of the Year '22

Holiday at Home Staycation Awards

Finalist: Rural Escape of the Year '22

Tourism Northern Ireland

Self Catering: 4 Star

Tourism Northern Ireland

Guest Accommodation: 4 Star

Getting Here...

Transport to Benone Getaways: Car/ taxi, train or bus. 

Car: 5a Benone Avenue, Limavady, BT490LQ

Train: Select Bellarena Station as your arrival station. The you will need to arrange transport (taxi or bus) from train to Benone Getaways. 

Bus: Select Benone Corner as  arrival bus stop.  Benone Getaways is only walking distance away from this bus stop. 

Scenic Lough Foyle Ferry

Ferry service - opens 5 April 2023

The Magilligan / Greencastle Ferry takes just 15 minutes. If you were to drive between

the two points it'd take you 1.5 hour

For information on sailing or ticket queries click on link: (loughfoyleferry.com)

Thanks to a 20-minute trip on the Lough Foyle Ferry your adventure just got a lot more exciting! Whether walking, cycling, driving or on a tour, you’ll want to experience some of the sights on the Causeway Coast. Must see sights include Ballintoy Harbour, filming location for Game of Thrones as well as Benone Strand, one of the most popular surf beaches on the coast.

Additionally, after you’ve visited Downhill and Mussenden Temple, spend a night at BENONE GETAWAYS and then drive towards Magilligan Point where the Lough Foyle. Ferry will transport you into Inishowen, where you may play golf or just explore the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way.

On the Causeway Coast, family days are a lot more fun when you cross the Lough Foyle with horse-riding, canoeing, pottery making, shopping, water sports and exploring all catered for.