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Abbey Self-Catering
451 Shore Road
Whiteabbey
Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim
BT37 9SE

Telephone: (+44) 02890 854777

Mobile: 07821 921777

Email: abigail@abbeyselfcatering.co.uk


Local Attractions

 

 

Titanic Quarter

The new Titanic Signature Building in Belfast

Less than 10 minutes drive from Abbey Self-Catering. The Titanic Quarter includes the new Titanic Signature Building which opened in March 2012 and offers the world's largest Titanic visitor experience. You may also visit the SS Nomadic.

 

Golf

There are a number of golf courses conveniently located to Abbey Self-Catering properties including the Holywood course where Rory McIlroy learnt his skill. The properties are located at a halfway point between the Championship courses of Royal Portrush and Royal Co. Down at Newcastle.


Birdwatching

Whitehouse lagoon, Hazelbank Park and Loughshore Park are all only a few minutes away from our properties and are excellent locations to view many species of shorebirds, including Great Crested Grebes, Oystercatchers, Dunlins, Redshanks, Curlews and Black-tailed Godwits.

 

Cinema

Our properties are conveniently located to many excellent cinemas, including the MovieHouse in Glengormley, Yorkgate in Belfast, and the Storm cinema at the Odyssey.

 

Concert Halls

With easy access to the motorway network, our properties are only 10 minutes drive from all the main concert halls in Belfast. Choose from the Waterfront Hall, Ulster Hall, Grand Opera House or Odyssey Arena.

 

Cycling

Cycling on the lough shore pathAbbey Self-Catering properties are located almost exactly at the start of the Whiteabbey to Comber cycle route, the Lagan and Lough cycle route, and the Belfast Lough cycle route.

 

Fishing

Wild Brown trout fishing is available from March to October on the rivers Six Mile Water, Ballinderry and Main. Rainbow Trout fishing is available on various Co. Antrim waters all year round.


Gardens

Visit the beautiful grounds of Belfast Castle or travel slightly further afield to the Ballyrobert Cottage Garden and Nursery, or the spectacular Walled Garden at Glenarm (open May to September).

 

Historic Buildings

Abbey Self-Catering is only a few miles from Carrickfergus Castle, one of the best preserved medieval structures in the whole of Ireland. Even closer is The White House, the oldest building in the borough of Newtownabbey, and subject of the BBC Restoration programme.

 

Horse Riding

Laurel View Equestrian Centre is a British Horse Society approved riding, training, livery and competition centre. Tuition for all levels is provided on a daily basis. The facilities at Laurel View include two large indoor arenas, all weather arenas, a cross country course and tack shop.

 

Parks

Hazelbank Park and Loughshore Park are both within easy walking distance of our properties, and the Cavehill Country Park is only a few minutes drive away.

 

Sailing

Carrickfergus MarinaThe world class Carrickfergus Marina is just a few miles away, and increasingly Belfast Lough is becoming a venue for international sailing events.

 

Shopping

A 24 hour shop is only 2 minutes walk from our properties, and the nearby Abbeycentre complex offers a huge variety of shopping in one location.

 

Theatre

Visit the Courtyard Theatre at Ballyearl, the Theatre at the Mill at Mossley, or drive 10 minutes into Belfast to the Grand Opera House or Lyric Theatre.

 

Walking

Many excellent walks along the shore of Belfast Lough are right on our doorstep. There is also easy access to the Cavehill Country Park and the excellent North Down Coastal Path.

 

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