White Park Bay Youth Hostel

The picture post-card setting of White Park Bay Youth Hostel, located on the Antrim Coast must be seen to be believed. This hostel has truly spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. Its panoramic windows overlook a National Trust beach from which you can walk to what has become known as the eighth wonder of the world; the Giant’s Causeway world heritage site.

Here you can unearth the famous legends of Finn McCool and the colourful folklore which surround this iconic symbol of the region. A short coastal footpath leads to Carrick-a-Rede offering a unique experience to traverse a 30m deep and 20m wide chasm by a rope bridge.

The geology, flora and fauna make this an area of special scientific interest. Ballintoy Harbour, Dunluce Castle, Whiterocks Beach and the Old Bushmills Distillery to name are also just a few of the main tourist attractions to be explored situated nearby.

If you prefer, just enjoy sitting in the lounge where you can look out at the islands of Rathlin and Islay-both of which can be seen on a clear day. In the evening, relax by the open fire. All rooms are ensuite and twin rooms have television, hair dryers and tea/coffee making facilities. Other amenities include a well equipped self catering kitchen, laundry facilities, FREE WIFI and a car park.

Hostel Facilties

  • Free Secure Car Parking
  • Free Internet Access/ WIFI
  • Ensuite Rooms

Good to Know

  • Bus Stop is only a 5 minute walk from Youth Hostel
  • Free parking is available on site
  • Groups of all sizes welcome
  • Catering can be provided if requested in advance
  • Nearest Hostelling International Youth Hostel is the Bushmills Hostel situated less than 7 miles away

Please note that White Park Bay Youth Hostel releases its online availability for the year ahead on the last weekend of January each year.

If you wish to book before then, please e-mail whiteparkbay@hini.org.uk with your enquiry and you will receive a response as soon as possible.

Hostel Manager: Angela McGuckin

Opening Hours

1st January – 20th March
The hostel is closed with the exception of pre-booked groups.

21st March – 30th June
Open daily 8.00am – 11.00am and 5.00pm – 9.00pm.

1st July – 31st August
Open daily 8.00am – 11.00am and 2.30pm – 9.00pm.

1st September – 20th October
Open daily 8.00am – 11.00am and 5.00pm – 9.00pm except Sundays 21st

October – 31st December
The hostel is closed with the exception of pre-booked groups.

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