Welcome to Ardtara Country House hotel, a historic country house offering genuine warmth and hospitality, luxurious accommodation and award winning dining, all within 45 minutes of Northern Ireland’s airports, ferry terminals and the spectacular sights of the Sperrin mountains, Lough Neagh and the Causeway Coastal Route.


Delicious Dining

At Ardtara our chefs are passionate about using the finest seasonal food and believe in supporting local producers and suppliers wherever possible. Our head chef changes the dinner menu daily, showcasing the best that is on offer, including fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in our gardens.

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Elegant Bedrooms

Our individually designed bedrooms are filled with character and original features, furnished with a mixture of antiques, heirlooms and quirky pieces. Each elegant en suite bathroom features a high pressure shower while many are clad in Italian marble or have their original wooden floors.

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An Important Piece of Irish History

The house was built by Harry Clark as a romantic and lively family home around 1896. Harry was a restless adventurer who was coerced to join his family’s linen business with promises of global travel and the freedom to pursue his ambitions..

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Special Offers

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2 Nights B&B, and 3 course dinner on one evening           

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Ardtara Country House is nestled in a secluded estate near the village of Upperlands and is close to Maghera, Kilrea and Magherafelt. Ballymoney, Ballymena, Derry/Londonderry and Coleraine are a short drive.

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We are now taking reservations for the summer.

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