The Mill at Balloo is located in the heart of rolling Co.Down countryside with great opportunities to explore this beautiful area on foot. Just slip out the front door and wander along country roads and lanes to panoramic viewpoints and the shores of Strangford Lough. We will provide a range of routes for you to follow. For walks accessed after a short drive check out www.walkni.com

There are also many outstanding attractions to explore within a short drive from your bed and breakfast. Castle Espie Wildlife and Wetlands Centre plays host to almost the entire world’s population of Brent Geese during the winter months, while Delamont Country Park is situated on the shores of Strangford Lough, offering boat trips and a canoe trail.

There are also strolling and exploring opportunities available at –

Strangford Lough

Scrabo Country Park

Nendrum Monastery


The St.Patrick’s Centre in Downpatrick will inform you about the life and influence of Ireland’s patron saint, while for those who wish to try something more energetic, the National Trust’s Castle Ward at Strangford now provides extensive cycle trails in addition to its range of walks. For golfers, the challenging Scrabo Golf Course which nestles below the famous tower is within easy driving distance.

Many leaflets and booklets suggesting further ideas for exploring near to us are available in each bedroom. Whether you visit here on a short relaxing break, to work, or perhaps attend a wedding, Paul and Janice will guarantee you a warm welcome at the Mill at Balloo. We look forward to your visit.

Copyright © Dandelion by Pexeto