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A story of Hope & Honour - Frances Anne Vane Afternoon Tea

Londonderry Arms Hotel, 20 Harbour Road, Carnlough, County Antrim, BT44 0EU
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Frances Anne Vane was the most influential of the Ladies of Londonderry. Her determination to help Carnlough and create prosperity here, transformed a seaside village into ‘the place to party’ for socialites in the mid 1800s. Experience an afternoon tea that tells her story across three tiers of delicate, luxurious serves that even an aristocrat with attitude would have been delighted with.

Served in Lady Londonderry’s drawing room, enjoy a unique atmosphere of comfort and relaxation where you can Immerse yourself in the story of this remarkable lady. Taste locally sourced produce from artisans along the Causeway Coastal Route matched with our chef’s own creations, inspired by her travels, achievements, and famed jewellery collection.

Perfect for groups including birthdays, hen parties and celebrations.

What’s included

An exclusive, take-home retelling of the extraordinary, unexpected story of Frances Anne Vane. (1 copy per couple, additional souvenir copy can be purchased for £3)

A selection of homemade savoury and sweet pastries served on a traditional cake stand.

Refreshing tea and coffee served in fine china.

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  • Bar
  • Cocktail Menu
  • Licensed
  • Local Produce
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchairs Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Groups accepted
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Private rooms
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Off site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Coastal
  • Seafront
  • Unique venue
  • Village Location


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* *Please allow 24 hours notice for reservations of this special afternoon tea.

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Dining at the Londonderry Arms Hotel, CarnloughThis traditional Georgian hotel in Carnlough, located midway between Belfast and The Giant’s Causeway, offers elegant dining in the Frances Anne and Tapestry Room restaurant or casual dining in the cosy Coach House Bistro and Arkle Bar.

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