Welcome to Our Home
Shelleven Guest House is situated in the quiet leafy suburban area of Bangor West, less than a five minute walk from the beautiful North Down coast, the Promenade and the Town Centre. This end of terrace, Victorian home is packed with charm and retains many of its original features. The house is set well back from Princetown Road, with a beautiful garden and off street, private parking to the front.
Our four star accommodation is luxurious; the dining sumptuous and the atmosphere warm and relaxing. All 11 bedrooms have ensuite facilities. They are tastefully decorated and furnished, with some having spectacular views over Bangor Bay and beyond.
Each bedroom has complimentary WiFi, flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. We are also fully licensed.
Your hosts, Philip and Mary Weston will be happy to provide you with information you require on the local area and further afield in order to help make your stay memorable.
We are able to offer a ground floor bedroom and ramp access at the front door, available for those with mobility issues.
Shelleven Guest House is convenient to direct Rail and bus services to Belfast City Centre, Belfast City Airport and Dublin.
Giro D'Italia 2014 - The Big Start
Belfast and Northern Ireland is hosting the Giro d'Italia Big Start (Grande Partenza) from 9 to 11 May 2014 with three days of unmissable cycling action. This is one of professional cycling's three Grand Tour events - with three routes in Belfast, Armagh and Dublin.
A range of events and activities will be in place before and during the races, including a fabulous celebration worthy of Italian cycling traditions and the maglia rosa (the pink jersey), it is definitely one event not to be missed.
With over 200 of the top professional cyclists from across the globe taking part, why not use Bangor as your base to sample this awesome spectacle?
Contact us on (+44) 02891 271777 to find out what offers we have for this weekend.
Things To Do
Northern Ireland has plenty to offer, and Shelleven Guest House is a great place to start your exploring:
Northern Ireland is a real mecca for golf. There are no fewer than 7 golf courses within 15 minutes of Shelleven Guest House, including Royal Belfast Golf Club - the oldest golf club in Ireland and Holywood Golf Club - the home of 2012 PGA Champion Rory McIlroy.
Within just one hours drive you can be teeing off at Royal County Down Golf Club - ranked as one of the top ten golf clubs in the world. Or, just 70 miles away on the North Coast, is Royal Portrush Golf Club, the venue for the 2012 Irish Open.
A golfer himself, Philip will be happy to assist you in organising your golf during your stay; whether its arranging tee off times or hiring golf clubs.
Shelleven Guest House is a great place to explore North Down and the wider County Down area from on foot. The North Down coastal path is a 16 mile linear route following the rugged North Down coast from Orlock Point in Donaghadee to Holywood. Bangor Is perfectly located to join the route.
For those wanting more of a challenge, the spectacular Mourne Mountains are located a short 40 minute drive south. Here you can sample our peaceful forest parks, wind swept beaches and sand dunes or climb Northern Ireland tallest mountain - Slieve Donard.
Visit www.walkni.com for more information and to download easy to follow guides
Canoeing and Sailing
From Shelleven Guest House, you have easy access to the Irish Sea and Belfast Lough. Ballyholme bay, a 5 minutes drive from the guest house, is a safe haven for all water sports.
The Strangford Lough canoe trail explores the many islands and extensive cultural heritage of this area of outstanding natural beauty.
Shelleven Guest House provides private, off street parking, perfect for parking your trailers and vans. We also offer an enclosed, private rear yard should you wish to store your canoe or kayak (up to 3 at a time).