Tech DIY – USB Power Socket – From Ordinary Decent Gamer

This post is fresh from Adam’s blog, Ordinary Decent Gamer, about fitting a USB power socket at Lismaine Cottage. If you’re into DIY or gadgets at all, this may be of interest! Tech DIY – Fitting a USB Power Socket … Read More


Exploring the Cottage Gardens

Exploring the Cottage Gardens We love being outdoors at Lismaine Cottage, particularly on those rare occasions when we’re granted a sunny afternoon. During the summer, Margaret spends more time outside than in! She has even been spotted out in the … Read More

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Best Deal for Direct Bookings – Lismaine Cottage B&B

Get the Best Deal Direct We always strive to provide the best service and value for money here at Lismaine Cottage B&B. We’re a small business, and the more direct bookings we can take, the better for us and for … Read More


Our Day Off – Walking Tour of the Ards Peninsula

Brian writes for Cottage Life on his and Margaret’s day off. Enjoy! Last Friday we managed to escape the B&B for a short break. It was a much anticipated day off after a busy summer at Lismaine Cottage. We were … Read More

Cooking in the Cottage – Episode 1 – Macaroni Cheese

We’ve been working on something a bit different. Lismaine Cottage prides itself in great home cooking, offering breakfasts with home-made Irish bread and pancakes, and local produce. Our love of food extends beyond breakfast, however, to almost every kind of … Read More

The First Award for Lismaine Cottage

Twenty sixteen was a busy year for Lismaine Cottage B&B. Our first year of trading was a lot of work, but definitely a rewarding experience. We’ve had fantastic feedback from our guests, and have been constantly striving to improve our … Read More

Virtual Credit Cards and Getting Paid

We’re almost caught up, just another post to go after this. I can’t express quite how much hassle caused us over payments, but the whole system has changed since this post was written. Enjoy! Lismaine Cottage is now the number … Read More

Another Garden Update

Here at Lismaine Cottage, we love having quality garden time. Well, mum does, but the rest of us help out from time to time as well. Now throw some interesting gadgets or technology into the mix and I’m there! We even … Read More

B&B for Beginners

We’re in the process of migrating content across to the new site, and it’s become a fairly interesting process. Things have changed a lot since the beginning and (I like to think) we’re a lot slicker now, and have refined … Read More

Polytunnel Progress at Lismaine Cottage

Lismaine Cottage is not just a bed and breakfast, providing affordable accommodation in Magheralin, we’re also keen on home grown organic produce. My newest gardening venture, the Lismaine Cottage polytunnel, is well under way after a brave struggle last week … Read More