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Seal Cabin

View from Seal Cabin overlooking Strangford lough
42 reviews
View from Seal Cabin overlooking Strangford lough
Say hello to Stevie the Seal beside our welcome information folder
The small kitchen is compact but has everything you'll need.  Countertop cooker, kettle, toaster etc
Why not have a cuppa from our tea chest
A cast iron 3kw living flame gas fire provides great heat when its chilly outside heats up in minute
A retro radio with facility to play music from iphones
Welcome basket and honesty box for our latest guests
Welcome onboard to Seal Cabin
View from patio doors
View from dining/kitchen
View from kitchen window
View of Seal Cabin from drive way
Sean Island can be seen across the lough from Seal Cabin
Walk to Castle award take In the views
Strangford village at Christmas
Bottom of lane from Seal Cabin, walk across road and walk onto pepple beach
Fancy trying some kayaking.  View from setting off from pepple beach
Kayaking on Strangford lough from Seal Cabin
Lane way to pebble beach
Pebble beach
View from top garden of hosts house
How about some rowing - Strangford
View from Cabin
Pebble beach at bottom of drive way of Seal Cabin
Rowers out practicing today
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Strangford, County Down, Northern Ireland
Strangford has been a local favourite with family and friends for many years. Seal Cabin provides the opportunity to unplug from the internet and distractions of television in this secluded spot on the outskirts of Strangford village. The cabin would be described as a bijou seaside bedsit retreat which can sleep up to 4 people. Its open plan living gives views from every room of Strangford Lough and out to the Irish Sea. The cabin has 1 double bed, living space with comfortable sofa bed and cast iron gas stove, compact dining table and chairs, kitchenette and shower room. The kitchenette is small but functional with a refrigerator, counter top oven, portable ceramic hob, sink, toaster, kettle and appropriate kitchenware.
For guests who don’t want to miss their favourite television shows we have a television with built in dvd playe...
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Listing #HL6854614
About the Owner
Sonya M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Generally the hosts Sonya and Mark are on hand for any queries however guests come and go as they please during their stay. The cabin has a Welcome Folder which contains information about the local area, tourist information, facilities etc. Sonya and/or Mark usually meet guests on arrival to explain things about the local area and answer any queries they may have. If they can't they will be in touch with guests and try to address any queries or provide assistance prior to their stay.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 3 nights at Seal cabin with my partner and 2 daughters. Beautiful, cosy, clean cabin. Had everything we needed for a relaxing stay. Stunning veiws overlooking the lough. Bbq and firepit on the patio was the perfect way to end our stay. Will...More

Thank Amanda H
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amanda we're delighted you enjoyed your stay with and would thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely Review we really appreciate it. Look forward to seeing you and your partner and/or all of you again in the future. Sonya and Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked Seal Cabin as a surprise for my husband’s birthday hoping he would enjoy it! Well he enjoyed it that much he would go back in a heart beat plus so would i. Fantastic wee spot to relax and get a bit of peace &...More

Thank Michelle M
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michelle thank you so much for your lovely Review we really appreciate and look forward to seeing both you and Billy back again soon. Sonya and Mark

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had our second trip to seal cabin this weekend with our family! We just love it!! It’s home from home, so relaxing and calm and peaceful! Who could turn down those views!??? Thanks for making us feel very welcome. We will be back xx

Thank gennietrainor
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Hi Gennie, so glad you and your family enjoyed another stay with us at Seal Cabin, look forward to seeing you all again soon. Sonya and Mark

  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
During your stay we ask that the main guest is at least 18 years old to rent Seal Cabin (proof of ID may be requested, if necessary). NO drugs, NO smoking inside cabin or on the...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 1 night
GBP 65
16 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer Season 2
1 night
GBP 70
26 Oct 2018 -
4 Nov 2018
Halloween 2018
2 nights
GBP 70
23 Dec 2018 -
1 Jan 2019
Christmas and New Year 2018
2 nights
GBP 75
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Close to Cloghy Rocks Natural Nature Reserve; Kilclief Castle and beach; Ballyhornan beach; Castle Ward (Game of Thrones and Winterfell tours); Downpatrick and Newcastle.

Ideal for walkers, cyclists, kayaking, canoeing or relaxing.
Getting around
There is a bus service from Strangford village into Downpatrick which is the main town, this links into other areas/locations with a regular bus service.

There is also a local taxi but would recommend booking as there is only one.l
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Belfast city: 45.0 km
Railway: Belfast: 45.0 km
Ferry: Strangford Ferry: 2.0 km
Take A24 from Belfast driving towards Downpatrick on A7

At roundabout going into Downpatrick, turn first turn off sign posted to Strangford

Take next turn on right hand side, sign posted to Strangford on A25

Drive approximately 8 miles until you arrive in Strangford village

When in village, drive past Spar and Hole in the Wall pub on right hand side driving straight until you see Mace shop on right hand side (corner)

Turn corner Mace is on, sign posted to Ardglass

Drive approximately 1-1.5 miles on Shore Road until you see sign for Seal Cabin on right hand side (opposite to Lough)

Seal Cabin is located up short lane with 2 large pillars – 53 Shore Road. Welcome sign will be visible
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.5 km.
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