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Blackhead Lightkeepers' Houses
Reviewed 9 November 2009

old lightkeepers house. well fitted out with modern amenities.
beautiful windswept location. views out to see and fantastic sea side walk into whitehead.
2 rooms in the house we were in . both massive and very comfortable beds.
modern shower room downstairs. free standing bath with view of lightohuse upstairs.
open fire in the sitting room, enough fuel for the first 2 nights on arrival.
beautiful spot if you want to get away from it all.
no phone reception, no internet... idyllic.

  • Stayed: October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 June 2009

Our stay at the Lightkeepers House was truly unique. The house is genuine and remote, offering an opportunity to relax in an old-world environment. The view is amazing — when the weather cooperates! Although we had a lovely stay, the house can be somewhat eerie when bad weather hits and may not be for those who dislike creaky old homes. Two other notes of caution: be sure to contact the manager and get directions in advance, as it is difficult to find the lighthouse; and do not plan on using the washer/dryer to do too much laundry during your stay. Also, it might be nice to have a phone even for emergencies, since the house is so remote.

  • Stayed: April 2009, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Blackhead Lightkeepers' Houses

Address: McCraes Brae, Carrickfergus BT38 9NZ, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
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Ranked #6 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Carrickfergus
Number of rooms: 3
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Blackhead Lightkeepers' Houses Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

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