Welcome to “Bramley Apple Cottage”, “Wheat Loft Apartment”, “Gaskins Grove”, “Potters Cottage” and “Dobson’s Corner”, wonderful Tourism NI 4* self-catering holiday cottages within an enclosed courtyard at Ballydougan Pottery. Also on-site are a working Pottery, a Gift Shop, Coffee Lounge & Restaurant. Situated in a quiet rural location convenient to Craigavon, this is a wonderful base for a dreamy country retreat and ideal for exploring many great locations within Northern Ireland.
Top of most Visitors list is a visit to Banbridge and the Game of Thrones studio, a mere 10 minutes drive away! Also the F.E McWilliams Gallery & Studio or for a little retail “The Boulevard” shopping outlet. Within a few minutes’ drive from Ballydougan you can be on the M1 motorway with access to Belfast, the Titanic Quarter, the SS Nomadic, the Odyssey, great Museums, Shopping, Michelin star Restaurants and craic! Continue onwards to the North coast, the Glens of Antrim & the famous Giant’s Causeway. For the great outdoors, drive to the Mourne Mountains and our stunning coastlines or to the Cathedral City of Armagh, the Ecclesiastical capital of Ireland with its Georgian architecture & rich musical culture. For fans of water and water sports Lough Neagh is a few minutes’ drive away.
So why not make the most of our central location as a great base for a great holiday!
Originally fine old listed stone barns (circa 1785), each has been sympathetically converted into modern comfortable holiday accommodation. Every cottage is bright and spacious with an open plan living room/kitchen, bedrooms and family bathroom.
For those wishing for an activity based holiday, you may choose one of our pottery classes and 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 & Coffee Shop.
At Ballydougan you can enjoy self-catering with a twist! Wander across the courtyard and enjoy freshly prepared meals or snacks in our Restaurant & Coffee Lounge. Our staff can cater for all your needs – Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Picnics, Dinner in your own cottage after a sightseeing. Nothing is too much trouble! Please discuss requirements with Staff.
- Ballydougan Gift Shop, Pottery, and Restaurant & Coffee Shop are open Monday – Saturday 09.00am – 17:00pm.
- Closed Christmas week & into New Year, Easter Monday & Tuesday & Mid July Holiday periods. Please contact us should you wish to know specific holiday dates.
- Ballydougan Pottery Cottages remain open all year round.
- All properties are Tourism Northern Ireland 4* graded/classified.
- Washing and laundry facilities are located in a separate “washday” room in the courtyard. They are a common facility for use by all guests.
- Pets are welcome in some properties by arrangement.
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
BALLYDOUGAN POTTERY COURTYARD COTTAGES
At BLOOMVALE HOUSE 4* NITB Approved 2019
LOW SEASON DATES :
7th January – 16th April 2019
1st October – 17th December 2019
HIGH SEASON DATES :
17th April – 30th September 2019
18th December 2019 – 5th January 2020 (Christmas & New Year)
This information is intended as a guide. Prices quoted are in £ sterling and include VAT, Heating & Electricity, Bed linens, towels & Welcome Pack. £50.00 deposit required on each cottage booking (non-refundable & non-transferable) at time of booking.
Balance due on arrival please