Breckenhill: Rural Venue for Outdoor Activities, Weddings
Breckenhill is a beautiful, rural venue in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, perfect for many different types of event. Set at the top of the valley where there used to be six textile mills using water power, the 18th century listed Georgian house and barn were built by the original mill-owner.
The barn is the centrepiece for a wide variety of functions and activities. You can get married here; Breckenhill is ideal for a wedding and reception in exclusive, quiet surroundings.
We also host all kinds of other celebrations and events from product launches and birthday parties to barbecues and hog roasts.
You can come for an activity day including a range of outdoor and teambuilding activities, including archery, use of our new traversing wall, orienteering, leadership tasks, Earthball games, tennis, team games and you can combine this with hosting a meeting or conference, award ceremony or presentation.
The barn’s facilities include a 70sqm room upstairs seating up to 70 conference-style, or for a meal, a small meeting room with computers, a downstairs reception room with original stone walls, a modern kitchen and a shower suite. Outdoors, we have a tennis court, woodland and fields, suitable for a variety of activities- energetic or more relaxed. We can also extend the covered space with our marquee.
Breckenhill is very private and secluded, yet conveniently located, only 30 minutes drive from Belfast, and 15 from Ballymena. We are 25 minutes from Belfast International airport, 30 from the City airport, and 25 from Larne boat terminal. Set in 18 acres in the hills near Ballyclare, Breckenhill offers a flexible venue in an sympathetically restored 18th century barn, with wood floors and stone walls. There are mature trees, extensive lawns and gardens where you can take photos and relax over a game of croquet!