Welcome to Potters' Cottage at Ballydougan Pottery.
NITB Tourism Awards 2011 – “Highly Commended” Self Catering Accommodation.
Imagine a long break with your best friends, a romantic few days with someone special, a relaxing base while you play golf or go fishing, or a homely base for a family holiday where you can set the pace of your holidays to suit yourself. Let us at Ballydougan Pottery Cottages accommodate you in comfort. The quiet rural location makes it a dream country retreat and an ideal base for exploring Northern Ireland.
Potters' Cottage- ground floor only: open plan kitchen, living and dining area. Double bedroom en suite with shower. Separate en suite with shower twin annexe bedroom across hallway available if additional guests (separate access- see photographs below; request tariff if required).
While staying with us why not take some time to watch the master craftsmen at work in the pottery workshops where you too can take a turn on the potter’s wheel and be creative.
For those wishing for an activity based holiday, you may choose one of our pottery classes and over a weekend aspire to be a potter yourself. Why not invite a few friends to stay in one of our cottages and during the day have some fun while being creative in the pottery workshop?
Then meander around the gift shop or sit in the courtyard garden and enjoy a freshly made cappuccino from our restaurant and coffee shop. Our staff can cater for all your needs breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, picnics, dinner in your own cottage after a day touring.
A perfect combination- good home cooking served on our own pottery in the comfortable surroundings of your home away from home.
Ballydougan. Be inspired.
Gift shop, pottery, and restaurant and coffee shop are open Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Closed Christmas week, Easter Monday and Tuesday. Please contact us should you wish to know other holiday dates.
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.
Location / Directions
Ballydougan Pottery Courtyard Cottages are on the main B3 road between Lurgan & Gilford...follow brown tourist signs. From Belfast take M1 to Moira, then A3 to Lurgan. At first set of traffic lights take left then second left at mini-roundabout onto B3 road Gilford. Drive 3 miles & we are on left hand side of road. From Dublin take A1 to Banbridge, then A50 to Gilford/Craigavon. Turn right into Gilford village, then through village and continue towards Lurgan on B3. After 3.5 miles we are on right side of road.
- Families welcome
- Film crew welcome
- Parking Available
- Cot & Highchair Available
- Ironing Facilities
- Dogs Welcome Outside
- Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
- Hairdryer Available
- Euro Accepted
- DVD Player
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