Harborside Ballycastle is a peaceful, pretty, and family-friendly seaside town in Northern Ireland, with a surprisingly excellent gourmet scene. Fans of Game of Thrones will be delighted with some recognizable locations here too.
Ballycastle is big on natural beauty, with views of Rathlin Island and the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland from the town beach. Visit the Giant’s Causeway, Bushmills Distillery and the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge, all within a few miles from the town. Alternatively, Take the ferry over to Rathlin Island, a beautiful spot and home to many nesting birds as well as seals.
The town itself has some lovely buildings, like the Georgian Church and a stroll around the streets will allow you to soak up the authentic vibe of the town. Check out the growing foodie scene with delicious seafood, crabs, lobster and seaweed or try the famous fish and chips, seafood chowder and local black pudding and cheeses.
Summertime is by far the best time to visit, when the pleasant weather is ideal for strolling along the waterfront.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ballycastle. The hottest month in Ballycastle is May, when temperatures peak at 77 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Ballycastle is November with 13.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.47 inches of rain.
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