Seaweed TV

SOAK has experienced the glamorous world of television on a few occasions. See below.

BBC NI Newsline (BBC 1 NI)

When we first opened we made it onto the local news. 
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The One Show (BBC 1)

We made it on to national TV at prime time. Rajesh Mirchandani filmed with us for a couple of days.
Click here to watch in YouTube.

Nationwide (RTE 1)

Freelance journalist Rowan Hand came and filmed with us. A really fun piece.
Click here to watch in YouTube.

Jackie and Laurence's Northern Exposure (BBC 1 NI)

Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen were filmed in the bath as part of a tour of Northern Ireland’s “lesser travelled” tourist attractions.

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The One Show (BBC 1)

Claire and Dermot with Rajesh Mirchandani and a bag of the wonder weed!

Tourism Ireland – promotional web film

SOAK was selected as one of the places to be included in a promotional video about the Mournes. This is available to view on the tourism Ireland website or on, and may yet make in on to television. CLICK HERE

UTV Life

Presenter Alison Fleming has a seaweed bath and talks about the experience.

Robert Thompson- Production company “Articulate Dreams”

Film maker Robert Thompson made a short film about SOAK during his wider study into the use of Seaweed as a bio fuel. Click here to view it.


After all our hard work getting the business to where it is now, it’s nice to get some recognition. Makes us feel like we’ve done the right thing.

Heroes of Tourism 2007

“Chairman’s Special Award” awarded by “Down District Council”. Presented by Marty Reid (Uncle Andy) and Tim Mc Garry (Da) from the “hole in the wall gang.”

Dermot Curran young entrepreneur of the year 2007

“Invest NI Award” awarded to Dermot Devine and Claire Dickinson.

Northern Ireland Tourist Board Awards 2009

“Tourism Innovation Award” sponsored by Invest NI. Presented by Liam Mc Keating.


We regularly have journalists visiting from all over the world to sample the baths. They take their experiences home with them and write for their own local publications. We often get articles posted to us written in Dutch, German etc. There are too many to list but if you’re interested we have put a few links to various articles below for you to have a look at. Click on the logos for the relevant stories.

The Guardian
Belfast Telegraph
The Independant
Trip Atlas

From time to time some of our customers write about their experiences at soak in a blog. We love to read them. here are two of the best ones we have found so far. Click on the links to read them:

If you would like to read or write a review about SOAK Seaweed Baths please visit our trip advisor page. Click the link below.

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