Whitepark Bay Hostel

Location:  157 Whitepark Road

                    Ballintoy, Ballycastle

                    County Antrim

Whitepark Bay Hostel is eight miles

west of Ballycastle  and six miles

east of Bushmills on the A2 Coast

Road.  It is situated 150 meters from

the main road and it is signposted.

It is located in a beautiful spot

overlooking a National Trust Beach.

Views of Rathlin Island and Islay Island can be seen from the lounge on a clear day.

Phone:      (+) 44 (0) 28 2073 1745

Fax:          (+) 44 (0) 2073 2034



Manager:    Gretta Scott-Campbell

Website:      www.hini.org.uk


Opening Dates:

Jan. to March:  open for pre-booked

   groups only

April to June: open 7 days a week

   but closes 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (check-in

   is not available during this time)

July-August:  Open 7 days a week

    but closes 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (check-in

    is not available during this time)

Sept.-Oct. : open 7 days a week

    but closes 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (check-in

   is not available during this time)

Nov.-Dec. : hostel open to

            pre-booked groups only

Please note that the hostel is completely

closed for Christmas (Dec. 23-Jan. 2


Public Transport:

The bus stop is 200 meters away.

Local bus service #172 and Antrim

Coaster #252 also stops at the top of

the road.

The nearest train stations are 15

miles away at Coleraine or 10 miles

away at Portrush.

Room Types

All rooms are ensuite.

4 bedded rooms        10

6 bedded room           1

twin bedded rooms     4

-Bed linen is included


-all rooms have ensuite bathrooms

-twin rooms have television and hair

  dryers and tea/coffee making facilities

-well-equipped self-catering kitchen


-international pay phone

-group catering available

-bed linen provided

-foreign currency exchange

-credit cards accepted

-high standards in cleanliness and


-welcoming atmosphere

-focus on comfort and privacy

-cosy open fire

-comfortable common room

-relaxing television room

-information on area provided

-Internet access

-television lounge

-car park

Group Facilities:  Whitepark Bay Youth

Hostel can accommodate over 50 people.  Room sizes range from twin to six bed and are all ensuite.  Group rates

and catering are available.  Hire of hostel is available.

Things To Do:

-Giant’s Causeway

-Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

-Bushmills- oldest licensed whiskey         

   distillery in the world

-visit Rathlin Island - bird wildlife


-walk on the many coastal paths

-breathtaking scenery

-visit Dunluce Castle

-enjoy Whitepark  Bay Beach

-Ballintoy Harbour

-visit Ballycastle Seaside Resort

-visit Ballycastle Museum

-enjoy walking through the Glens

of Antrim

-visit Dunluce Centre

-visit Portrush seaside resort

-visit Bushmills Railway

-visit Glenariff Forest Park

-visit Leslie Hill Open Farm

-visit Barry’s Amusements

-visit Waterworld


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