Ballymote House August 2016 19/07—10/08/2016

For Lynn's birthday we took a trip Down to the Lecale area near Downpatrick
DCM_5297 Slieve Donard in the distance, viewed from Killough Road near Ballymote House
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Slieve Donard in the distance, viewed from Killough Road near Ballymote House
DCM_5298 the driveway that leads to Ballymote House. Well set back from the road it promises peace and quiet (until the cockerel starts crowing around 5.30am)
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the driveway that leads to Ballymote House. Well set back from the road it promises peace and quiet (until the cockerel starts crowing around 5.30am)
DCM_5299 Ballymote House, a great base for touring Co. Down
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Ballymote House, a great base for touring Co. Down
DCM_5300 from oak trees do little acorns grow?
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from oak trees do little acorns grow?
DCM_5301 Ballymote House, a peaceful haven in the Co. Down countryside. Find out more here
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Ballymote House, a peaceful haven in the Co. Down countryside. Find out more here
DCM_5303 the front garden at Ballymote House
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the front garden at Ballymote House
DCM_5304 the small country road behind Ballymote House, would be great for a long, quiet walk
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the small country road behind Ballymote House, would be great for a long, quiet walk
DCM_5305 Downpatrick viewed from Ballymote House
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Downpatrick viewed from Ballymote House
DCM_5306 E for (Mr) Ed?
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E for (Mr) Ed?
DCM_5308 ornate doorway in the courtyard at Ballymote
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ornate doorway in the courtyard at Ballymote
DCM_5310 The Curtis Room, Ballymote House
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The Curtis Room, Ballymote House
DCM_5311 another view of The Curtis Room
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another view of The Curtis Room
DCM_5296 Slieve Donard viewed from Ballymote House
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Slieve Donard viewed from Ballymote House
DCM_5254 Killough, Co. Down
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Killough, Co. Down
DCM_5255 ships near Killough
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ships near Killough
DCM_5257 view from Killough, looking towards Ardglass
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view from Killough, looking towards Ardglass
DCM_5258 small castle at Killough
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small castle at Killough
DCM_5259 Killough Bay
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Killough Bay
DCM_5261 the small path leading to Ballynoe Stone Circle near Downpatrick
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the small path leading to Ballynoe Stone Circle near Downpatrick
DCM_5262 The Mourne Mountains seen from Ballynoe Stone Circles
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The Mourne Mountains seen from Ballynoe Stone Circles