Ballard Cottage

Just a few miles west of Newry City, Ballard Cottage is a little jewel waiting to be discovered. It is nestled on the slopes of Slieve Gullion, an area of outstanding natural beauty. A peaceful retreat from our stress filled lives. This 18th Hundred traditional cottage has been tastefully restored. The exterior preserves many traditional features whilst the interior benefits from a 21st century make over. It is the ideal place to relax, unwind and enjoy.

Directly opposite the house is a footpath leading to the top of Slieve Gullion Mountain, where you'll find a passage tomb and mythical lake. Scattered around the countryside are many ancient sites for you to explore. There's spectacular scenery to be found around every twist and bend on the just has to be experienced.

Maps for walking in Slieve Gullion available from the cottage. Packed lunches can be provided on Request.

This newly converted 3 star NITB approved cottage offers comfortable family/business accommodation. There are two bedrooms, one double and one twin. Modern showeroom. The kitchen is fully fitted with electrical appliances. There is a dining/sitting area that features a multi-burning stove.

Activities Nearby Include:

•Newry City & Dundalk For Shopping
•Camlough Village
•Slieve Gullion Forest Park and Scenic Drive
•Ballintemple Veiwpoint
•Ballykeel Dolmen and many other Ancient Historic Sites
•Camlough Lake
•Golf Courses, Pony Trekking, Bus Tours, Fishing, Walking, Painting and Photography.
•Bird watching.
•Traditional Music Pubs and Family entertainment
•Local Drama Theatre
•Village Festivals
•Dundalk Ice Dome

Special offers available on request
Rooms and Units
1 x 2 Bedroom Unit (sleeps 4)
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Premises listed within this site are inspected every four years to ensure compliance with the relevant tourism legislation. Properties who are star graded are assessed on an annual basis.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newry Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Head west from Newry bypass along the A25. Take the first left after Camlough Village (B30), turn left at the lake, then take the 2nd left onto Amakane Road. At the T junction go left and the cottage is at the top of the hill on the left.
  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Euro Accepted
  • Cot & Highchair Available
  • Parking Available
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Private Garden
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