Arthur Cottage is a few miles outside Ballymena and if you haven’t been there yet it is worth a visit. Arthur Cottage is the ancestral home of Chester Alan Arthur, the 21st President of the United States of America.  It has been carefully restored to be an excellent glimpse into the past.

They are open during the summer – from 11am – 4pm every Saturday July to September with baking demonstrations taking place every Saturday in July and August between 1pm and 3pm.

Arthur Cottage events – Cullybackey

Until then they hold regular event which you might be interested in:

1/ Spinning Wheel Demonstration at Arthur Cottage
Go back in time and see some forgotten skills on Saturday 20 May 2017. Watch the traditional art of spinning yarn into wool. from 12pm – 2pm.£5 per person – Adults only.

Arthur Cottage events - Cullybackey

2/ Traditional Music Night at Arthur Cottage
Join the lively atmosphere at Arthur Cottage on Friday 26 May 2017 8pm – Tap your feet along to the traditional music resounding from the cottage. £6 per person

3/ Baking at Arthur Cottage
And finally on Saturday 3 June 2017 To Saturday 24 June 2017 you can come and enjoy traditionally baked items.This run on every Saturday in June from 11am–3pm.


If you woudl like more information then please contact Ballymena Visitor Information Centre on T: 028 2563 5010.