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“A wonderful week along the Antrim Coast”

Water's Edge Portstewart- including Walking Tours NI
Ranked #4 of 10 things to do in Portstewart
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Owner description: We organise self-guided walking holidays on the Causeway Coastal Way and in other ares of Northern Ireland. We offer single centre holidays with transfers to starts of walks and pick up and return to base at the end. B&B accommodation is provided in Water's Edge ,our Northern Ireland Tourist Board approved house, which is situated on The Causeway Coastal Path with direct sea views from all en suite bedrooms and guest sitting room.
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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“A wonderful week along the Antrim Coast”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I stayed with Ann and Ernie, who arranged daily outings for me to the Giant's Causeway and other walker's attractions. The room was top-of-the-line, the food was wonderful, and the advice for walking spot on. Throughout I felt as if I were staying in someone's welcoming home. The view from my bedroom window was directly on to the sea: marvelous. I especially appreciated Ernie's judicious choices of each day's itinerary given the weather expected, which was dominantly good. Highly recommended.

Visited July 2014
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York, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“We couldn't have picked a better place to stay!”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We have just returned from a week's B&B at Water's Edge in Portstewart to walk the Causeway Coastal Way (Portstewart to Ballycastle) and visit Rathlin Island, taking the risk on Northern Ireland weather in early October! We not only completed the coastal walk and trip to Rathlin with hardly a shower in sight, but the other days were filled with more fantastic views and walks all from the recommendations of our warm hosts Ernie and Ann. The accommodation was perfect, a comfortable and spacious room and ideally located 10 minutes walk from Portstewart centre. We were provided good hearty breakfasts, the benefit of local knowledge to plan our itineraries and whilst we had our own car, we were very grateful for the transit provided allowing us to break the 30 or so miles into manageable stages across 3 days. Will we be back?........you bet!

Visited October 2013
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“The perfect place to stay on the North Coast”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed with Ann and Ernie for a couple of nights during our recent visit to Northern Ireland. We couldn't have wished for a warmer welcome or a more perfect location, the views are superb with a beautifully decorated room and bathroom with every detail thought of. We had our 3 year old daughter with us who absolutely loved our stay especially Ann who was so kind and gave her extra books to read! Ernie was an excellent guide, providing information on the best places to visit including hidden gems off the beaten track. The strand beach is a wonderful place for a walk and what a treat to see oystercatchers within a couple of minutes of the house. We really can't speak highly enough of the wonderful time we spent here.

Visited September 2013
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“Close to the sea and the wide horizon”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This comfortable B&B must have one of the best views of the North coast. The sea and the long beach are a few steps away. Watch the waves rolling in from the comfort of your room or the lovely blue sitting room with the covetable bay window that catches the evening sun. Ernie and Ann made our stay most comfortable. The healthy breakfast was served with delicious jams and local wheaten bread. We didn't have time to do the walks this time but will be back!

Visited September 2013
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Kiama, Australia
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3 reviews
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“Walking the Causeway Coast”
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We selected Walking Tours NI because they were local to the Causeway Coast and offerred an attractive and flexible self guided walking package which is what we were seeking. The stay at their B&B was absolutely perfect, and by stepping out the front door, one was on the coastal track. Ernie and Ann provided excellent breakfasts, and professional guidance for the each days walking. Dropping off and picking up was easy. Their reccomendations for evening meals in town were good, and we enjoyed the quarter hour walk there and back each night. In the lead up to this visit, we had been on a 8 week walking holiday in Austria, Switzerland and England. This visit rated the best.

Visited July 2013
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