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Ballyeamon Barn

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When you stay at Ballyeamon Barn, you will experience a real Irish welcome at the door and throughout your stay. Put the barn at the top of your wander list as you explore the Glens of Antrim, the cultural heart of the Causeway Coastal Route.

From the windows of Ballyeamon Barn, you can view the wild beauty of the Glens of Antrim. Hike the trails of Glenariff Forest Park or just relax and enjoy the  special welcome created by Liz Weir’s unique storytelling space.

Choice of accommodation

Stay in The Loft at Ballyeamon, which is a self-contained apartment with use of a private kitchen, or in Ballyeamon Barn’s dorm accommodation, which can accommodate up to 14 people (ideal for groups).

Barn sessions

Over the years, the Saturday night sessions at Ballyeamon Barn have become a thing of legend.  Share your story or  poem, play a tune, sing your favorite song, or just sit back and listen to storytellers and musicians from near and far (currently achieved online with 80 people from 12 countries).

A hostel with a difference

Ballyeamon Barn is a hostel unlike any others: enjoy the antics of our native red squirrels; drink our pure mountain spring water; be blown away by our spectacular scenery with its mountains, waterfalls, forests and beaches.

What the owners say

“This is a hostel with a difference. Ballyeamon Barn has its own “session house” where visitors have the chance to meet local musicians and singers during regular sessions of storytelling and music, free and open to all. Owner Liz Weir hosts groups of visitors who want to experience the “real” Northern Ireland, meet the locals and feel part of the community. They do so within the rich culture and scenic beauty of the Glens of Antrim- with its folklore, music and dance. Liz also offers storytelling workshops and can arrange local walking guides, horse riding, yoga and ‘pamper’ sessions for visitors. You will leave with lots of stories!”


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