Point of Interest
Green Road Footpath' - lovely walk across Lackan Bog ASSI and views over Annahinchigo and Ballyroney Lakes.Facilities
Shops and facilities in Rathfriland approx. 1.5 mile to the SW. Small shop at Ballyward approx. 2.5 miles from parking place
Surrounding area (not on walk route):
You can easily follow the story of Patrick Brontë and his family through the buildings that survive within the Brontë Homeland. The Brontë Homeland Drive starts at Drumballyroney Church and School near Rathfriland, ten miles south of Banbridge. It is well signposted along the 10-mile route.
Drumballyroney Church and School (Church Hill Road)
Together Drumballyroney Church and School are known as the Brontë Interpretive Centre. The church were Patrick first preached and the school house where he taught have been restored and now include displays about the Brontë family.
Church Hill Road, Drumballyroney, Rathfriland, Co. Down BT34 5PH
T: 028 4062 3322
Available for pre-booked groups only. For booking T: 4062 0232Getting to the Start
The village of Ballyroney is located between Rathfriland and Dromara off the B7. At Ballyroney take Lackan Road (signed for Castlewellan). Continue for approx. 1.5 miles to first X-roads (Lackan/Flush and Crabtree Roads). Park with consideration on grass verge at side of Lackan Road before X-roads. Coming from Ballyroney Crabtree Road is the road to the right (up the hill).