As well as enjoying a Chocolate Experience, Castlerock has lots to experience and enjoy. Take time to walk on the beach, explore the Black Glen and walk through to Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne, or pose for a picture at Tunnel Brae. There are a number of fabulous places to eat, including Coffee Hut, The Surf Shack, Crusoes, Meatbox, Bertha’s Bar, plus locally made ice cream from Braemar Farm at the beach.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your session is due to start – this allows us to get you checked in before we commence your experience.
Getting to The Chocolate Manor in Castlerock:
We are located on the corner of Main Street and Sea Road – if you’re looking towards the sea you cannot miss us!
Castlerock is situated on the stunning North Coast of Northern Ireland, five miles outside the town of Coleraine. Coming from Coleraine follow the A2 travelling towards Downhill and Benone. We are approx one hour and fifteen minutes from Belfast and 45 minutes from Derry/Londonderry. If travelling from Derry/Londonderry take the B69 Sea Coast Road towards Bellarena off the A2 at Limavady, for a stunning drive along the coastline.
Parking: There is ample on street parking in Castlerock, plus free parking spaces on the Promenade, in front of the Peter Thompson Community Centre, and at Tunnel Brae – all of which are just a few minutes walk from The Chocolate Manor. Please park responsibly.
Castlerock has its own train station on the main line between Belfast and Derry/Londonderry. There is one train in each direction each hour from the village. Check www.translink.co.uk for timetables. The train station is one minute walk from The Chocolate Manor.
You can travel to Castlerock by Bus using the 134 service from Coleraine to Limavady or vice versa. Check www.translink.co.uk for up-to-date timetables, and details on getting a bus to Coleraine from your location. The bus stops at Castle Walk, Castlerock, a five minute walk to The Chocolate Manor.
Facilities & Access
Our experiences are delivered in our fabulous new workshop, located on the ground floor, with wheelchair access. We aim to ensure that all visitors’ access requirements are met. If you require specific support please contact Geri, our Experience Facilitator on 07919332843. We have a bathroom and handwashing facilities for use by experience participants.
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