‘Bubble dome’ bid for Cromore Estate

Novel tourism venture planned for historic Portstewart house

‘Bubble dome’ bid for Cromore Estate

Cromore House and the site (left) of the bubble dome scheme.

Peter Winter


Peter Winter



A PLANNING application has been lodged for a novel tourism venture in the shadow of Portstewart’s historic Cromore House.

The Grade B+ Listed house, once occupied by the Montagu family, has been vacant since a care home closed down in 2014.

Earlier this month a Portglenone developer submitted plans to build eight holiday bubble domes - a scheme he describes as “a high quality tourism development within the Cromore Estate.”

Each unit consists of three spheres containing a living space bedroom and bathroom designed to blend into the wooded background.

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