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Old Schoolhouse Inn

Old Schoolhouse Inn

4 star
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100 Ballydrain Road, Comber Newtownards,
County Down, N. Ireland, BT23 6EA

Description: Situated at Castle Espie, beside the beautiful scenery of Strangford Lough the Old Schoolhouse Inn is a superb place to stay, relax and enjoy your stay in Northern Ireland. A friendly face, a good meal and a comfortable bed for the night, just the ingredients required for the businessman and weary traveller alike to enjoy their stay.

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Its 20 years since the opening of Old Schoolhouse Inn and many a memorable and enjoyable meal has been had in its award winning restaurant since then. Some 6 years ago this house was opened for hostelry to guests from near and far, greeting them and inviting them to stay in its excellent accommodation.


The Old Schoolhouse Inn has 12 deluxe en-suite bedrooms each named after an American President of Ulster descent.


The restaurant is located in the Old Schoolhouse building which is full of character and ambience. It is widely regarded as one of Northern Ireland's greatest restaurants. Restaurant Award-winning 80 cover restaurant full of old world charm, serving French cuisine de Granmere style. Chef Avril bases her cooking on traditional methods but regularly experiments with new combinations of seasonal fresh produce. Full A la carte and fixed price menu available, excellent wine list and all major credit cards accepted. Dinner from 7.00 p.m. nightly; Lunch (Sunday only) 12.30 - 3.00 p.m. Restaurant is listed in "A Taste of Ulster" Guide.

Location & Attractions

Situated at Castle Espie, Old Schoolhouse Inn is situated on the shores of Strangford Lough which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and also Northern Ireland's first Marine Nature Reserve, one of three in the whole of the United Kingdom. Its other national, European and International designations include: Special Area of Conservation, Special Protection Area, Areas of Special Scientific Interest and Ramsar site.

A large breeding ground for gray and common seals they are often seen hauled out on the rocks around the shores of the Lough.

Other Attractions

* Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre
* Nendrum Monastery
* Mahee Island Golf Club
* Scrabo Country Park
* The Somme Heritage Centre
* Thomas Andrews Builder of the Titanic
* Strangford Lough


Taking the Newtonards Road out of Belfast, take the A22 road to Comber, turning right at the end of that road and following signs for Castle Espie. House is situated a half mile past Castle Espie at 100 Ballydrain Road.

Earliest check in: 12 noon
Latest check out: 12 noon

Payment Policy

A non-refundable deposit & booking fee are required to complete the booking.
Please note, if you have booked the Apartment, a further deposit of 100 sterling is debited by the hotel from your card within 2 days of completion of booking.
For all bookings made within 4 weeks of arrival date, full payment is required in advance - payment is debited by the hotel from your card within 2 days of completion of booking.


Single Room: Single Room for 1 person, Ensuite Facilities. Breakfast is also included.
Room price per night from: GBP50.00

Double/Twin Room: Double or Twin Room for 2 people. Ensuite Facilities. Breakfast is also Included. Please Specify in Special Request Box whether you require Double or Twin.
Room price per night from: GBP70.00

Apartment for 4: Self-catering Apartment with 2 Double Bedrooms, both with Ensuite Facilites. Private entrance, security phone, private parking. Spacious open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen. Fully equipped kitchen, TV, video, DVD player, CD music system. Laundered linen, fluffy towels, toiletries and welcome pack all provided. Other facilities include tennis courts, barbecue area, private-direct access to sandy beach. No Smoking and No Pets. Not suitable for young children. Minimum stay of 1 week.
Room price per night from: GBP 65

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