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Slieve Gallion Cottage

Moneymore, County Derry (Ref. 1074947)



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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful cottage, perfectly placed to visit some great places and the hosts were excellent with their hospitality."

    Wanted for nothing and were very much at 'home'.

    Reviewed by SamOct 2021

  • "A great time spent at the cottage and great hosts in Ann and Maurice, Some provisions were provided as the nearest shop is 3 miles away and that was a godsend after a long days journeying."

    They still had a few points to attend to but first impressions were fab

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "Anne and Maurice were lovely friendly hosts."

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    The amenities in the cottage were beyond expectations and the welcome pack left was also at a very high standard. The outside seating was usual for sitting taking in the views and getting some fresh air. Overall the stay was fantastic, we really enjoyed our time here and would definitely return or recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by RuthJul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, at a super, quiet location."

    Very spacious, absolutely spotless. Hosts were very welcoming, loved the personally addressed welcome card, bunch of flowers and food hamper. They certainly did everything to make sure we are comfortable. It was a real home from home place for us. Location is great too,a lot of interesting places are not more than an ... Continue reading

    Very spacious, absolutely spotless. Hosts were very welcoming, loved the personally addressed welcome card, bunch of flowers and food hamper. They certainly did everything to make sure we are comfortable. It was a real home from home place for us. Location is great too,a lot of interesting places are not more than an hour drive to see. We would highly recommend this place for anyone who wants to be away from the busy world.

    Reviewed by AttilaJul 2021

  • "Lovely, clean, comfortable cottage with lots of homely touches."

    Ann and Maurice were fantastic hosts. 10 out of 10 from us!

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2021

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The property

A delightful, detached bungalow resting amidst a mountainous region close to Moneymore village, Slieve Gallion Cottage provides a wonderful base for families eager to escape normal life.

Awarded four stars by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board this homely abode provides two bedrooms and great transport links, as well as boasting a tranquil position, making it a lovely, award-winning choice for an escape to County Londonderry.

Step into an attractive entrance hall before finding the sitting room on your right, offering a traditional décor with a gas fire for those chilly winter months, plus ample seating where you can put your feet up after a long day.

Carry the conversation into the kitchen/diner, offering dining seating for six where family meals can be enjoyed, prepared using the electric oven and hob, microwave, and fridge/freezer, while the washer/dryer is also a welcome addition.

Take the evening outside and relish in the tranquil surrounding from the patio furniture or get the barbecue sizzling as the little ones play on the lawned area.

This is also a lovely space to sit back with a favourite drink and ponder on the holiday so far.

As you tire, head to the bedrooms, offering a family room with a double and a single, along with another double room, complete with plush duvets and plenty of storage for your personal belongings.

Get to know your surroundings better by exploring the local area on foot, with so much wonder on your doorstep, you’re sure to find a fun-filled adventure every day.

The house is situated in perfect spot for Hill walking and cycling with ample cycling and hill walking routes as well as the local forest area, good for walking and views and seeing local wildlife.

The nearby village of Moneymore offering the National Trust delight of Springhill House, a 17th century ‘Plantation’ home with walled gardens and parkland, it makes a lovely day trip for all, not forgetting the choice of restaurants, bars and pubs to try as well.

For even more amenities, head over to the small but lively town of Magherafelt where you can get your fix of retail therapy, while watersport enthusiasts must visit the Ballyronan's award-winning marina amongst the Lough Neagh, home to outdoor games and beach areas, playpark and nature trail to take advantage of.

Take a trip to the Jungle NI which is Northern Ireland’s leading outdoor adventure activity centre and offers an exciting choice of adrenaline-packed activities and exhilarating events.

Alternatively take a trip to Splash which is Northern Irelands newest Water adventure Park.

Larger town of Ballymena and Derry, great for a day of retail therapy.

North Coast/Beach/Giants Causeway (Portrush and Portstewart) less than an hours drive away.

For a memorable holiday, whatever time of year, consider taking the family to Slieve Gallion Cottage.


  • Single storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Secure bike storage
  • Patio garden with furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 3.6 miles

About the location


Magherafelt 5.1 miles; Ballymena 22.9 miles; Londonderry 37.6 miles; Belfast 40 miles

Moneymore is a wonderful village and townland found in County Londonderry. Resting within a glen, this quaint area makes a fantastic touring base for those wishing to explore Northern Ireland, with all of Magherafelt, Coleraine, Londonderry and so much more within easy reach. The plantation town was developed by the Draper’s company of London, boasting rich history evidenced in its National Trust owned 17th century Plantation house, Springhill. Another main attraction in Moneymore is the Moneymore Model Village, which depicts life in rural Ulster at the time of the Plantation. The town is host to a good range of amenities such as a scatter of convenience stores, pubs, restaurants, tearooms and more, perfect for any self-catered stay, while to the southern part of the town you will find the flowing Ballymully River, making a lovely spot for a leisurely stroll. You'll find so much excitement in the surrounding area of Northern Ireland, including Ballyronan's picturesque, award-winning marina resting on the western shores of Lough Neagh, it makes the perfect day out for water sports enthusiasts, as well as being home to a playpark, nature trail and a Blue Flag beach. Visit the small town of Magherafelt for even more amenities, eateries and wonderful shopping, or venture further afield to discover Northern Ireland’s capital, Belfast. Here you can find attractions for all ages such as the restored 1895 theatre and opera venue of the Grand Opera House, CS Lewis Square - a charming space dedicated to the Chronicles of Narnia creator, CS Lewis, a zoo, the Titanic's Dock And Pump House, retail and leisure parks and so much more. Enjoy an outdoor adventure at Cave Hill Country Park to see the splendour of Belfast for a different view, or embark on a journey to find the excitement of Ballycastle, Portrush, Londonderry and beyond.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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