Drum Gatelodge Bushmills - Bushmills Co. Antrim

Pet Friendly | Wi-Fi


The Drum is a unique and pretty two storey gatelodge. The Drum is situated on a quiet country road - and its rustic setting makes it an ideal romantic retreat from the stresses of everyday life.
Nearby: Bushmills (3 kms) Shop (3 kms) Restaurant (3 kms) Beach - Portballiontrae; Portrush Attractions; Giant's Causeway; Carrick-a-Rede Ropebridge;  Bushmills Distillery.
  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Gas heating
  • Under floor heating
  • Microwave
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Cd player
  • Travel cot on request
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Garden furniture


We are delighted to welcome you and your pet to our property. As much as we love dogs we also love our properties so there are some terms you must adhere to:

  • There is fee of €30.00 to bring your pet. This charge should be paid to Dream Ireland on booking.
  • Our policy is strictly ONE house train dog only
  • You must bring your own crate/bed in which your dog can sleep.
  • Dogs are not permitted on the furniture. There is NO EXCEPTION to this rule.
  • Dogs MUST NOT be left unsupervised in the property.
  • Please make sure your dog is kept on a lead at all times while out doors and be mindful of livestock nearby.
  • Please ensure you clean up all pet hair inside the home and that the area outside the home is free of any dog foul. Dog fouling inside the home is completely unacceptable. Any additional cleaning required after departure may be subject to an additional cleaning fee of €100.00


Can I bring a dog?
Is linen supplied?
Yes – the bed is prepared and ready for your arrival.
Is there an open fire?
No.  However there is a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Can I bring more than one dog?
This property is only suitable for one dog.
Can I light a fire?
Yes.  You can light the wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Do I need a car to get here?
It would be preferable to have a car as otherwise it will be difficult to get to shops, etc.
How do I get the keys?
When you complete your booking, you will receive an email giving you information about arranging access on your arrival date.
Can I arrive early?
Only by special arrangement with the bookings office and agreement of the local House Manager.  A charge is made if you are requesting a morning arrival, as this means we cannot take a booking for the night before your arrival date.
What is the latest departure time?
10.00am.  The House Manager will discuss arrangements for your departure on the day you arrive.
How far to the nearest town?
About 5 mins drive back to Bushmills.
Is there a caterer who will come in to cook meals?
We do not know of anyone who can go in to cook meals at this property.
Is it suitable for children?
This is a small property that only sleeps 2 people.  However a travel cot can be provided on request for babies.
Is it suitable for older people?
This property is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues.  The bedroom is reached by a narrow winding staircase.
Does it have facilities for disabled people?
Is it suitable for a wheelchair?
Is there central heating?
There is gas central heating with radiators throughout the house.
Is the cooker electric or gas?
There is an electric cooker
Is there a shower?
Yes - there is a shower over bath in the single bathroom.
How many bathrooms?
Do you supply towels and bed linen?
Yes.  The beds will be made up on your arrival and you will be provided with a bath towel and guest towel according to the number of beds in the property.
Can I get to the house by public transport?
Yes.  You would get a train or bus to Coleraine and a local bus to Bushmills.  A taxi could take you onwards from there to the gatelodge.  However, you would need a car to get to local shops, etc.
Where is the nearest train station?
What type of heating is in the house?
Gas central heating.
Can I book for just one night?
What is your minimum booking period?
Our minimum booking period is 3 nights midweek and 2 nights for the weekend
Is there a garden at the house?
Yes.  There is a lawned area.
Is there outdoor furniture.
Yes, a table and chairs are provided.
How many cars can I bring to the house?
Is there parking on site?
Is there a tv?
No, but there is a radio, board games, cards and plenty of books.
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  • Linen Provided
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Central Heating
  • Private Garden
  • Pets Allowed (on request)
  • Patio Area
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 ring hob
  • Garden Furniture
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Heating & Electricity an extra charge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cot available on request
  • No Television
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Radio

Drum Gatelodge

  • Property Type
    Heritage Property
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
    1 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms
    1 Bathroom
  • Dream Ireland Rating
    Cloud Rating

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