Hillsea is a modern, custom-built B&B situated in a peaceful, scenic avenue in Ballycastle, 7 minutes' walk from the town centre, marina and Rathlin ferry.

All rooms are en suite, with free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, and TV.

We serve large, healthy breakfasts with fresh home-baked bread and scones, fresh fruit, cheese, yoghurt, our own homemade preserves and more.

Hillsea is registered with Tourism NI, Causeway Coast and Glen ASS, AA and the NI Fire Authority.


Stay from as little as £30 per person sharing.

Discounts may be available for stays of three nights or more. Please get in touch for more details.


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Children of Lir Sculpture, Ballycastle

Ballycastle is a historic coastal town with a beach and views to Rathlin Island, Scotland's Mull of Kintyre and Fair Head, which can be seen rising out of the bay.

Giant's Causeway

Ballycastle is the perfect base to explore the famous Glens of Antrim. Only a short drive to the world famous Giant's Causeway, en route to which you can visit Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Whitepark Bay.

Explore many of the iconic locations featured in HBO's epic series Game of Thrones®, including the Dark Hedges, Ballintoy Harbour, Murlough Bay and Fair Head.

Ballycastle hosts Ireland's oldest fair, the Lammas Fair, every year on the last Monday and Tuesday of August.

Glentaise, the most northerly of the nine Glens of Antrim, lies at the foot of Knocklayde Mountain.

Ballycastle Marina

The Carey, Glenshesk and Tow Rivers flow down from the Glens to eventually join together into one river, known as the Margy River, which flows into the Sea of Moyle at the start of Ballycastle Strand.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

The Strand (Ballycastle Beach) has a European Blue Flag.

Pan's Rocks are the remains of an iron salt pan, jutting out to the sea at the far end of Ballycastle Beach, are a popular location for fishing.

The Devil's Churn, lying just beyond Pan's Rocks, has steps carved into the stone leading to an underwater tunnel.

A popular cycling route runs from Ballycastle to Cushendun, taking in the spectacular scenery of Torr Head and the surrounding Glens.

Ballycastle is home to the Rathlin ferry which provides daily crossings to Rathlin Island.

Bonamargy Friary, Ballycastle

Bonamargy Friary is a late Franciscan institution established in 1485. The Friary's most famous resident is the 17th-century prophet and recluse Julia MacQuillan, known locally as "The Black Nun".

Kinbane Castle is situated on a headland projecting into the sea, about 3 miles from Ballycastle on the road to Ballintoy.

There are several churches in Ballycastle.

Shopping towns of Coleraine and Ballymena are 20 and 30 minutes' drive away respectively.


For any enquiries or to make a booking please contact Marcus Jameson on:

  • 6 Rathlin View
  • Ballycastle
  • Co. Antrim
  • Northern Ireland
  • BT54 6EN
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