Places to visit and things to do

Things to do

Cranfield Alpacas

Cranfield Alpacas, Northern Ireland’s most enjoyable Alpaca experiences for young, old and everyone in between!

Walking or hiking

WALKNI has lots of suggestions for walkers of all abilities.

Silent Valley

The Silent Valley and Ben Crom reservoirs are only 10 minutes drive from Ballykeel Farm. A number of easy or more difficult walks, café and play area for the kids.


If golfing is your thing, we have two of the best Northern Irish courses with in 10 miles. Kilkeel Golf Club and the championship links at Royal County Down Golf Club


How about a day out to Carlingford. The ferry runs every day during the summer and at weekends during the winter months.

The town of Carlingford is on the Cooley Peninsula, between  Carlingford Lough and the mountain of Slieve Foye.  It is known for its oyster farms, medieval buildings and outdoor activities.

Kilbroney Forest Park

For the younger ones amongst us the Narnia trail is a must for all lovers of The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.


The Tollymore Forest Park is a perennial favourite with families and now Game of Throne enthusiasts. Check out Game of Throne Tours to for details of their tour round the park.

Mountain Biking

There are many trails close by to mountain bike and we have secure storage for your precious bike.


Skypark is Ireland’s biggest Adventure Park, with a wide range of adventure activities in the air and on the ground. From the longest aerial adventure course in Ireland, to zipline fun, footgolf, archery and aeroball there is something for all ages and abilities.