Best of Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Watertop Farm

Visit Northern Ireland and enjoy a stay at Watertop Farm.

This campsite is in a stunning location close to the town of Ballycastle on the north coast of Northern Ireland. The camping and caravan site at Watertop Farm is open from Easter until Halloween, while the farm itself is open to tourists throughout July and August, weekends in June, and the Easter and May Bank Holiday weekends.

The park has two caravanning areas that are suitable for motorhomes and touring caravans, as well as a separate camping area where guests can pitch their tents. All of the pitches regardless of accommodation are serviced with electric and water hook-ups. Additional facilities provided for camping and caravanning guests at Watertop Farm include a new toilet and shower block exclusively for staying visitors, a washing up area and a laundrette.

There are many activities and attractions offered at Watertop Farm, keeping guests entertained during their stay even if they choose to spend the whole time on the site!

Children always enjoy interacting with the farm animals at the park, with puppies, piglets, lambs and chicks all requiring attention throughout the year. Guests can get involved with sheep shearing and various other farmyard tasks, while also learning about how life on the farm works and why each task is important for each animal.

The site has some children's play areas with various pieces of equipment suited to kids of all ages, while there is a pedal go karting course as well as a fun yet challenging assault course for the whole family to tackle. A boating lake on the site is popular with guests and is a great way to enjoy a period of relaxation at the park, while pony trekking on-site and out into the surrounding area gives visitors a special and memorable perspective of the beautiful County Antrim landscape.A new indoor Activity Barn has been added to the facilities. Inside you will find a bouncy slide, a climbing wall, digger zone, soft play area and giant games

For those still wanting to learn more about farm life there is a museum at the site and the opportunity to be taken around the farm on a Paddi Wagon. Refreshments and essentials can be picked up at the on-site tearooms and shop.

Guests looking to explore beyond Watertop Farm have numerous choices at their disposal. Countryside walks always prove popular, and several trails head out from the site, both towards the County Antrim coastline as well as inland.

Although Ballycastle is a small town, it has a number of excellent attractions and places for tourists to spend time. A walking trail known as The Gray Man’s Path winds along one of the clifftops in town and gives breathtaking views out to sea, while the mountain of Knocklayde offers a terrific walk with an amazing reward at the top, of views across Northern Ireland, the sea, and even, if you're lucky, of Scotland.

The main beach in Ballycastle, the Strand, has Blue Flag status and always has something going on for families to enjoy, while in town there are several churches that are notable for various reasons associated with the history of Northern Ireland.

Watertop Farm is a great location for adventure filled motorhome and caravan and camping holidays, as well as being a perfect base for exploring Ballycastle and elsewhere in County Antrim, when you're in Northern Ireland.

Open from:
Easter to Halloween (activities at different holiday periods. Please check when booking)

Pets allowed, Allow rallies, Disabled access, Family park, Children's play area(s), Electric hook-ups, Water hook-ups, Drainage hook-ups, Sanitary block(s), Laundry, Visitor parking, Chemical disposal point, Washing up facilities, Cafe

Pony Trekking
Assault Course
Sheep Shearing Demo (when available)
Pedal Go-Karts
Watertop Quad Train
Activity Barn
Farm Museum
Tea room/cafe
Activities only available at holiday periods. Check if available when booking

Chalet to hire available for all year

17 Touring pitches, 17 Motorhome pitches, 10 Tent pitches, 17 Serviced pitches (touring), Chalets (for rent)

Nearby attractions:
Beach, Boat launch, Fishing, Golf, Horse Riding, Tennis, Sports Ground

Giants Causeway, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge, Bushmills Distillery, all approx 20/25mins drive
Cushendun and glens of antrim approx 10miles

Ballycastle. lovely seaside town with high quality supermarkets, restaurants/cafes and shops. approx 6 miles
Port of larne approx 45miles.
Belfast approx 65 miles.

Watertop Farm (www)

188 Cushendall Road
Antrim, Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
BT54 6RN
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Love this place, an its dog, he stayed with us the whole time...great place for kids even when the go-karts etc arnt on,they loved the assault course an seein the animals in the farm.There were 10 if us altogether, caravan an tent.Electric hook up an fresh water beside us...only downside was the moskitos an bites lol...but im sure they're not there all yr round.Headin back in 4 wks time when rest of farm is open.Cant wait!!! Watertop Farm