About Us

About Us

Ashlea Cottages is a cluster of 6 self catering, holiday cottages located in a rural setting on the outskirts of Portrush(< 1 mile) and absolutely central to the beautiful Causeway Coast area and the midpoint of the wonderful Causeway Coastal Route, rightly regarded as one of the world’s top scenic drives.

These comfortable, excellently appointed, NITB rated cottages are run as a family business by Gail and Tom Houston and feature 3 sizes of cottages accommodating 4, 6 and 8 guests.


Our onsite facilities include:­

  • Free Hi Speed Wi­Fi
  • Children’s play area visible from all cottages
  • Indoor games room with Pool table, T/Tennis and Table football.
  • (there is also a kitchenette and toilet for those wishing to hold a function)
  • Covered BBQ area and outdoor eating area
  • Trampoline
  • Tennis Court – racquets and balls provided (Free of Charge)
  • 9 Hole Putting course – Putters and balls provided (Free of charge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private Parking and generous garden areas
  • Cots and High chairs provided ­on request­ (Free of charge)

Wheelchair Facilities

Our 2 largest cottages, Ramore and Dunluce houses have full wheelchair access and facilities on the ground floor.

Pet Friendly

We are pet friendly and allow 1 pet per cottage for a small additional charge of £15.

Our cottages all have central heating and the rental price includes the cost of electricity, gas and of course Bedlinen and Towels.

This area is a golfers paradise with beautiful links courses nearby, including Royal Portrush ~ 1 mile,host to 2012 Irish open and excitingly the British Open 2019 – see Activities page.

The beautiful beaches nearby(<1Mile) offer excellent surfing and the local surf schools offer excellent tuition for those wishing to ‘give it a go’ – see activities page

Please enjoy browsing our website and, if you require further information,use our contact page and we will be happy to assist you. It is impossible to provide an exhaustive guide to this area so we have attempted to give you a flavour of the ‘must do’ sights to see and places to visit on our attractions page and provided links to other information provider’s websites such as the National Trust, Northern Ireland tourist Board and the Causeway Coast and Glens Tourism organisation.

Should you wish, you can check the availability of the cottage you want for the dates you would like, make a booking and pay online through our website.

You will find our contact details on the website and we look forward to hearing from you and having you stay with us at Ashlea Cottages in the future.

Hope to see you soon!

Gail and Tom Houston.

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