Dunadry Hotel and Gardens

“Strikingly remarkable 17th-century riverside hotel.” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

ANTRIM, COUNTY ANTRIM

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Dunadry Hotel and Gardens are in a great location by Six Mile River only minutes from the motorway, Antrim Town and Belfast International Airport. The hotel has a unique entrance area, and has served as a linen mill and a paper mill as well as the home of the High Kings of Ireland. There's a leisure club with a gym and 12.5 metre swimming pool, as well as the Mill Race Restaurant that overlooks the river.

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Dunadry Hotel and Gardens
2 Islandreagh Drive, Dunadry, ANTRIM, COUNTY ANTRIM, BT41 2HA

Features

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About the area

Discover County Antrim

At its closest point, County Antrim is only 12 miles from the Mull of Kintyre, and its coastline is both beautiful and geologically diverse. Alternating sandy bays, rocky shores, high cliffs and forbidding headlands produce a dramatic scenery. Inland, the beautiful wooded glens rise to meet dizzying moorland heights.

The complex coastal geology ranges from relatively recent volcanic activity several millennia ago – represented by the massive basalt moorland plateau – to the silvery schists in the northwest, which are about 250 million years older. It includes rocks laid down more than 500 million years ago on an ancient ocean floor, pudding-stone that was later a desert floor, a belt of coal formed out of a swampy delta, salt trapped in the stone 200 million years ago, and mudstones and limestones from the time of the dinosaurs. In between are rich red sandstones, grey clays and dazzling cliffs of white chalk. This fascinating mixture is best seen at Fair Head and Murlough Bay, where, in startling contrast, the chalk cliffs overlie the older red Triassic sandstones. The Antrim Coast and Glens were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1988.

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