A few months back, Lucy and myself decided to travel down to Crom in Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. We stayed for a couple nights in their dog friendly glamping pods. From us, Crom is roughly about a 2 hour drive! Which is situated and about 2,000 acres which is owned and managed by the National Trust. Why don’t you come and join us and see what we got up to.
Kinbane Castle is situated in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on a long, narrow limestone headland projecting into the sea, approximately 5 km from Ballycastle on the road to Ballintoy.
A two-storey castle was built in 1547 by Colla MacDonnell, brother of Sorley Boy MacDonnell, with a large courtyard with traces of other buildings, probably constructed out of wood.
Day two of our adventure and already we were feeling the temperature decrease. After having spent our first night in a tent we didn’t really know what to expect. We woke up at 7am due to the wind, light rain and a Donkey crying every 10 minutes! We decided to get up, get dressed and hit the showers!
Where we parked towards the showers was a good few minutes’ walk, not perfect in a cold chilly morning, but needs are a must!
Today we decided to finally kick start our adventure, travelling close to home we headed towards Musseden Temple and Downhill Demesne, based on the North Coast of Northern Ireland.
Travel times from:-
- Belfast –1 h 17 min (62.4 mi) via M2 and A26
- Dublin –2 h 54 min (265.4 km) via M1
- Derry/Londonderry – 43 min (27.6 mi) via A2 and Seacoast Rd
Info from Google Maps
We arrived at around 12pm, the site itself was pretty quiet for a sunny August day. Owned and managed by the National Trust.