42a Main Street

                 Ballintoy, Ballycastle

                 Northern Ireland

Sheep Island View Hostel is on the B15

Coast Road between Bushmills and



Phone:      (028) 2076 9391

Fax:          (028) 2076 9994 

Email:       info@sheepislandview.com

Website:    www.sheepislandview.com

Opening Dates:  all year

Hosts:      Seamus and Josie McShane



Hostel:  12 pounds per person per night

              9 pounds (under 12 years)

              free (under two years)


Conference Facility:

The new purpose built Conference Suite can accommodate up to 150 people with facilities to sleep 110 people onsite, additional bed space can be arranged in the village and full catering can be provided on request. The  conference facility offers the ideal location for group seminars, conferences, geological field trips, training sessions or an all in venue for group holidays. If you wish more details on costs and facilities or you have requirements you which to price, please email Sheep Island View - info@sheepislandview.com


-beautiful views of Sheep Island

and Rathlin Island and the western

islands of Scotland

-family-run hostel

-new camping barn on property with

six small rooms and kitchen and


-well laid-out kitchen

-all rooms ensuite

-meals on request for groups

-wheelchair friendly

-family rooms available

-welcoming atmosphere

-multiple cooking and eating locations

-free pick-up service from Ballycastle,

Portrush, Bushmills, and the Giants


-well serviced by public transport

-traditional music in pubs nearby

-group bookings available

-private parking

-residential lounge for guests

-spacious fully-equipped

conference centre on premises

with seating for up to 150 people

Things To Do:

-visit Giants Causeway

-visit Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

-visit Ballintoy stalactite cave


-water sports

-visit Bushmills Whiskey Distillery

-visit O’Rourke’s Kitchen - a charming

teahouse at the Ballintoy Harbour

-visit Rathlin Island

-enjoy horse riding at the Sheans Horse

Farm in Ballymoney

-visit Watertop Farm, a family activity

centre, in Ballycastle

-visit Benvarden House and Gardens in  


-enjoy walking on the many trails in the     area

-explore the Glens of Antrim

-enjoy many of the scenic drives

-visit Torr Head

-visit Dooey’s Cairn

-visit Mountsandel Fort

-visit Mussenden Temple and Downhill


-visit Dunluce Castle

-visit Carrickfergus Castle

-visit Hezlett House

-visit Ballycastle Museum

-visit Ballymoney Museum

-visit Mid-Antrim Museum at the Braid

-visit Larne Museum

-visit White Park Bay

-visit Portstewart Strand

-visit Barry’s Amusement Park in Portrush

-enjoy a ride on the Portrush Puffer

-visit Waterworld in Portrush

-enjoy sea angling

-enjoy the many Forest Parks in the area

-enjoy the many golf courses in the area

-enjoy salmon and trout fishing in the

Lower Bann

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