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Clandeboye Lodge

30th March 2021 Share

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Looking for a quiet and luxurious getaway just outside Belfast? Here’s why Clandeboye Lodge could be right up your street…

What is the Clandeboye Lodge, and where is it located?

Clandeboye Lodge is a stylish, welcoming 4* hotel located in a tranquil woodland setting just minutes from Belfast City in Bangor, Northern Ireland.

What does it offer for those exploring Northern Ireland?

Clandeboye Lodge is a place apart. It’s only a few miles from Belfast but fully immersed in the tranquillity of nature. Surrounding the hotel are glens, forests, rivers, paths, meadows and great golf courses, all ready to be explored.

Of course, you are close to city life with Belfast’s bars, restaurants and tourist attractions as well as the vibrant cultural life of Bangor and North Down. But first and foremost, this is a place for lovers of the outdoors. The freshest of air, the gentlest of paces, the quietest of times and always returning to the serene luxury of Clandeboye Lodge for a drink, a rest and the finest of local food at Coq & Bull.

Tell us more about nearby local attractions.

There are so many attractions to mention! Lovers of sport, nature, music, history and heritage will find something to enjoy. Families will love the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum at Cultra, the Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry and the popular Pickie Fun Park in Bangor. Game of Thrones fans are close to Castle Ward where it all began, and history lovers can check out Titanic Belfast and Bangor Abbey.

Golfers can take advantage of the multitude of golf courses within a short distance of Clandeboye Lodge. For walkers there is the superb Ulster Way and loads of wonderful local walking trails. For watersports enthusiasts there are chances to sail, paddle board, canoe and swim and the terrain is perfect for cyclists. There is even the Eddie Irvine motor sport centre nearby for petrol heads!

What does Clandeboye Lodge offer for families with children?

Our Family Favourite room is a home from home. With a large double bed and up to 2 extra single beds, it can sleep 2 adults and up to 2 children. The children will love the easy access to the gardens and the parents will appreciate the in-room Nespresso machine. If you’re looking for a family golfing getaway, we’ve put together a stay & play family package. This includes 2 nights B&B, 1 dinner, 1 round on 18 hole Par 3 course and 250 balls on driving range for a family of 4.

Are there local walking trails nearby?

Clandeboye Lodge is the perfect base for exploring the local woodland trails and costal paths that Northern Ireland has to offer. Surrounded by a choice of scenic walks, of varying lengths and terrain, there’s something for the leisurely stroller and the more avid walker. Some of our favourite local walking trails include Clandeboye Way, Crawfordsburn Country Park, Cairn Wood, Mount Stewart, Scrabo Hill and Killynether Wood.

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Our ‘Date with nature’ package includes 1 night with a late afternoon Irish Coffee and luxury shortbread after your day of walking plus dinner and a bottle of wine in the evening. Or for the tired feet, our in-room spa package ‘Tranquil Indulgence’ is the perfect option.

What makes Clandeboye Lodge so unique?

Clandeboye Lodge is a place apart. What makes us so unique is the experience in which we offer our guests in terms of the service, food and accommodation.

We pride ourselves on our warm welcome. Charm and service from dawn until dusk. When you read the reviews for Clandeboye Lodge, it is clear to see that guests are frequently impressed with the treatment from our staff!

Our on-site restaurant, Coq & Bull, is a truly rare dining experience, serving the finest local, seasonal produce, wonderfully cooked and presented and matched with a superb wine list. We call it good, honest food.

When staying at Clandeboye Lodge it’s about the fine finish, the delicate touch, the added extra in our stylish rooms. This turns a great room into a wonderful stay.

COVID-19 safety measures

We’ve adapted our space to keep you and our staff safe. Cleanliness has always been a top priority and now we’re even more committed to keeping the hotel squeaky clean with an updated, rigorous, virus-beating regime. No surprise that we were one of the first hotels to be awarded the Good to Go stamp in recognition of our Covid safety measures.

Stay safe, with us.

Find out more about Clandeboye Lodge here.

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