Old school converted to an independant family run hostel with lots of character, located just outside Derry along the beautiful North Coast, cheap internet, FREE breakfast, FREE private parking.
We have a fully furnished self- catering kitchen, central heating, hot showers, drying room, bike hire and secure bike storage, laundry facilities, bed linen provided, BBQ area, meals available on request, nice local pub/restaurant 2 miles away with great music and craic.
Carrowmena Hostel is ideal for exploring local beauty areas such as Causeway Coast, historical Walled City of Derry, Sperrin Mountain Range, Mussenden Temple, Roe Valley Country Park, Lough Foyle all within 15 mile radius. Downhill, Benone and Magilligan beach are only 8 miles away, activities on beach, swimming, running, surfing, jet skiing, canoeing (hire equipment at Carrowmena).
The local town, Limavady, where food and drink can be bought, is only 4 miles away. The historical Walled City of Derry is 12 miles away and the Magilligan ferry to Donegal 4 miles. Easily accessible from airports. Bus and train stations within 5 miles. We have a range of tourist information and can help you plan trip.
Here at Carrowmena Hostel we have a large area for camping, touring caravans and NEW Camping Cacoons......
We can accommodate up to 40 persons
Group bookings are advised to pre book
Can except all major credit cards and euros.
Carrowmena offers a wide range of activites from canoeing, archery, climbing, hill walking etc. Please don\'t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about anything.
Belfast(80mins) - head along the M2 towards Londonderry(42 miles). In Dungiven take the B69 Seacoast road by passing Limavady. (see below for direction from Limavady)
Londonderry(25 mins) - Head towards Coleraine A2 travel for approx 14 miles bypassing Greysteel and Ballykelly .At first roundabout in Limavady take left onto Seacoast Road B69 heading to Castlerock. (see direction form Limavady)
Limavady - get onto bypass. Follow signs for Castlerock, at roundabout take B69 Seacoast Road signposted Castlerock.
Travel for approx 4 miles passing 'The Coast Pub' on the left. Take next left(not dirt track) opposite cricket field on bend onto Carrowclare Rd, continue to end of road(1.4 miles), turn left and travel for approx 0.8miles and Carrowmena Hostel is on the left hand side. Old School with a brown fence along the road
Causeway Coast - head toward Coleraine - Follow signs for Castlerock (A2) travel for approx 13.2 miles by passing Castlerock, Downhill, Magilligan, Bellarena At Bellarena train station travel for a further 1,2 miles and turn right onto Seacoast Road(B69) heading toward Limavady. Continue for approx 1.8 miles then turn right on sharp bend onto Carrowclare Rd(opposite cricket pitch), continue to end of road(1.4 miles), turn left and travel for approx 0.8miles and Carrowmena Hostel is on the left hand side. Old School with a brown fence along the road.
Limavady is easily accessible with buses into Limavady(4 miles) and trains into Bellarena(4 miles), from Belfast, Coleraine, Londonderry etc. Pick-ups can be arranged free of charge as along as prior notice is given.
Breakfast Included, Internet Access, Bicycle Hire, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Common Room, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark