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Address: 135 Ballynoe Road | Ballynoe,, Downpatrick BT30 8AR, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9054 3034

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Brilliant find!

We just stumbled across this place looking at a map - it's tucked away in the Co. Down countryside and it was fantastic! A bit of a mission to find as its not well sign posted but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
Ellie T
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We just stumbled across this place looking at a map - it's tucked away in the Co. Down countryside and it was fantastic! A bit of a mission to find as its not well sign posted but access is on Ballynoe Rd and along a footpath which you can just make out on Google Maps. Well worth a visit!

Thank Ellie T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It's a bit difficult to find the entry but worth it, the walk to the circle is actually more interesting than the circle itself, very romantique...

Thank Edson L
Bangor, N Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The stone circles are about 5 minutes walk from the main road along a narrow tunnel-like lane. There are some good views looking towards The Mourne Mountains and the stones themselves make for a nice photo or two. For health and safety reasons human sacrifices are no longer allowed at Ballynoe. The grass around is long and could do with... More 

Thank Cranley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

People come try the stone circle best in county down only one in Ireland the walk down to it will show u a good time when u get to it the views will take your breath away the county side is very nice the people live there is nice I would buy a home there to live very very good... More 

Thank Ryan M
Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Stopped here on my travels round downpatrick recently , peaceful and quiet. Enjoy the time out sitting among the stones nice out of the way place to catch your breath and collect your thoughts well worth a stop

Thank paddy b
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Beautifully maintained, access through wonderful natural archway of hedging and trees along the access laneway - kept nicely by the farmer. A real sense of ancient stones, wonderful views towards the mountains. Read up before you go and get a real sense of the ancient past in Ireland.

Thank jud24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

My only other Northern Ireland Stone circles visited have been the Beaghmore Stone circles near Cookstown which reminded me of a much smaller Avebury , however I was greatly impressed by the layout and size of some of the stones in this circle at Ballynoe , very nice location and the hedge enclosed walk leading to the circle is atmospheric... More 

Thank pubspyguy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

First off let me start by saying everyone & their mother in Northern Ireland questioned us as to why we were visiting Downpatrick. So glad we did though! The path is really cool & great for pictures. There are hidden trinkets all along the path. Ballynoe Stone Circle itself is mysterious & interesting. You only need about an hour/45 minutes... More 

3 Thank Kelly K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Decided to take my grandchildren to visit Ballynoe stone circle.The day we went volunteers were clearing the path and lane .It was clear but strewn with nettles ,whins and Bush cuttings.It was very difficult for us to walk safely over all this.I was told it hadn't been cleared for 2 years!The stone circle luckily had a mown approach and the... More 

Thank Ger111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Enchanting little walk down a wee pathway to wonder at a stone circle. If you are lucky you may see a fairy or one of them leprechauns. Cows galore in adjacent field giving knowing looks!

1 Thank Isabel C

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