Willow Cottage Rental.

Willow Cottage is a charming red bricked terrace house located in the heart of Holywood town centre. It was originally built as a labour’s cottage for people working at Belfast Docks, however it has been extended, modernised and equipped to accommodate today’s tourist/visitors, whist retaining its original features and sense of charm in a cosy cottage atmosphere. One of the Cottage’s main advantages is its fantastic location, just off Holywood High Street. It takes only 1-2 minutes to walk into the town centre.

Willow Cottage, Holywood


Take a tour of Willow Cottage

The cottage is deceptively spacious. It comfortably seats 6 people on leather couches and tasteful soft furnishings. It combines traditional cottage comfort with a modern twist and is furnished bright colours for a vibrant cosy atmosphere. The large dining table is ideal for entertaining and the spacious kitchen, which also has a breakfast bar, is well equipped to meet your every need. Local art adorns the walls and guests are sure to recognise some of the local scenes featured on our walls during their stay! Pricing from £100 per night with 2 night minimum stay / £550 per week.

The cottage sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. There is one double room and 2 x twin rooms.

Shared bathroom. Towels and bed linen are provided.

Outside there is a small charming stoned courtyard area with patio furniture, which is south facing so it is a real sun trap in the summer months, making it ideal for BBQ’s. There’s also plenty of space for securely storing bicycles etc.


In the cottage there is a double room, and 2 x twin rooms, shared bathroom, living / dining room, well equipped kitchen and outdoor sunny BBQ area.


The Cottage

Willow Cottage provides comfortable, affordable accommodation in quiet residential street in the heart of Holywood. There is no designated parking space, however guests can park their cars on the residential street and it is also a great option for those travelling on foot as it has doorstep convenience to the vibrant town centre of Holywood. This attractive, bustling town boasts numerous boutiques, art galleries, gift shops, plenty of hairdressers and beauty salons for pampering and special occasions, and a fabulous selection of award-winning bars and restaurants, all within a 2 minute walk from Willow Cottage.

The cottage is a short stroll to the scenic coastal path, where guests can walk from Holywood to Bangor, Groomsport, Donaghadee and beyond, or in the opposite direction towards Belfast.

The cottage is ideal for commuting to Belfast, North Down or as a base from which to explore the rest of the province due to transport links – road, rail, sea and air.



As well as the close proximity to the amenities the town centre has to offer, the cottage is a 5-10 minute stroll from the scenic coastal path and playpark at Seapark, and guests are ideally placed to explore the rest of North Down, Belfast and beyond, as access to transport, both bus and rail, is a 2 minute walk from the cottage.


Holywood town centre is full of award-winning restaurants, cafes, stylish boutique and gift shops and other tourist attractions. There are children’s playparks – Jonny the Jig in the town centre, swings and slides in the pretty woodland of Ballymenoch Park, great views over Holywood, & Belfast Lough from Redburn Country Park, and a large playpark by the sea at Seapark.


Free WIFI Well behaved pets are welcome. Guests are asked to keep pets off soft furnishings. Please note for groups of family / friends staying together, Willow Cottage is right next door to Downshire Cottage!


Accomodation has on street access and a lovely south facing sunny BBQ area with seating to the rear, accessed directly through patio doors from the kitchen. Accommodation is located in the heart of Holywood, approximately a 2-3 minute walk from the town centre and is ideal for commuting to Belfast, North Down or as a base from which to explore the rest of the province.

Large Groups

All our houses are in close proximity to each other; however it may be handy to know that for groups of family / friends staying together, Downshire Cottage is right next door to Willow Cottage!

Close By

It is also close to the Hastings Culloden Hotel and the Crawfordsburn Inn. The Park Avenue Hotel, the Premiere Inn in Bangor, and all the major Belfast Hotels are only a short taxi ride away, making it an ideal place to stay if attending functions nearby. The Willow Cottage provides luxury self-catering accommodation for up to 6 people.


A superb option for those enjoying an action-packed break with plenty of activities nearby such as golf, horse-riding, sailing, paddle-boarding, yoga, swimming, Pilates, walking and sightseeing. The cottage is located close to some of Northern Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions, such as Titanic Quarter, The Game of Thrones Tour, W5 Interactive Discovery Centre, The Crumlin Road Gaol, The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, the SSE Arena, and many more. For those who want to travel further afield, why not visit the famous Giants Causeway, or take a tour of the Bushmills Distillery. Guests can also join the Belfast hop on/hop off bus tour and explore Belfast including Queens University, Stormont, and the murals decorating the Peace Wall. The cottage is full of literature and suggestions to help you plan your stay and enjoy some of the sights and experiences Holywood, Belfast and the surrounding area have to offer, ensuring your visit is truly memorable.

"Ideal for tourists, visitors, business employees requiring short to long term stays. Great accommodation for people with local connections visiting family and friends or attending functions such as weddings."

How To Find Us

Holywood, United Kingdom

Holywood is a town in the metropolitan area of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is a civil parish and townland of 755 acres lying on the shore of Belfast Lough, between Belfast and Bangor. Holywood Exchange and Belfast City Airport are nearby. The town hosts an annual jazz and blues festival.

Distance from Belfast City Airport
10 mins by car without traffic