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The River Mill B&B

43 Ballyclander Road | Ardglass, Downpatrick BT30 7DE, Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this superbly converted watermill which is spacious , tranquil but utterly modern in its fittings and furnishings thanks to the obvious good taste of its owners Aidan and Theresa who had converted the ruined mill a few years ago and were justly proud of what they had achieved. Very quiet location away from any traffic and a... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Last week my wife and I had the pleasure of spending a night at the River Mill B&B. We had just left a farm b&b in Donegal so we were definitely in the rural mode. The River Mill B&B is only a few miles outside of Downpatrick (supposed burial place of Saint Patrick) and it indeed provided the serenity and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed at the River Mill over the bank holiday weekend for a wedding I was attending in Downpatrick. A friend also booked with me and the hosts were more than happy for us both to book in at the same time but check out on different days. The location is perfect for a city slicker to get a breath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

After several days on the road our two nights here were just what we needed--walks up and around Ballyclander Road (more of a lane than a road), excellent dinners at local restaurants, sheep, cows, and great breakfasts by Aiden. The rooms were comfortable and quiet and the building is very interesting with an interesting history. Theresa was away but Aiden... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We found this fab B&B on Trip advisor and are so glad we did. Such a wonderful warm welcome from Theresa and Aidan. Very clean, well appointed and very comfortable ground floor room with our own entrance so as to not disturb everyone when we came in later in the evening. Very quiet location with some beautiful surroundings. Extremely helpful... More 

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Rivermill, Owner at The River Mill B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you terrific review we appreciate the time you took to do this. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The River Mill and hope that you can come back again soon. Thanks again. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed at the River Mill for a break from inner city pressures. Total tranquility. Great food and welcome. Lovely breakfast and very picturesque setting. Highly recommend for peace and quiet. Outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed one night. Theresa and Aidan are wonderful and hospital hosts. Theresa is a handy one - she made her own table and chairs! Aidan makes a great full Irish breakfast. They recommended a restaurant nearby for dinner that was just perfect. Our room was quiet, very clean, and comfortable. We really enjoyed touring Down County. Theresa and Aidan... More 

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Rivermill, Owner at The River Mill B&B, responded to this review

How kind of you to take the time to write such a wonderful review. It was a pleasure to have you to stay and we are glad that you enjoy exploring Downpatrick and the local area there is a lot to see with amazing history. You will always be welcome to return. Thank you. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We had a really lovely stay with Treasa and Aidan in their beautiful home. Very comfortable room with great breakfast. Good choice of food and very tasty. The shower in our ensuite was amazing!! Place was spotless too. Thanks for a great couple of nights! Aidan even gave me tips on putting in our new kitchen. They have a fab... More 

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Rivermill, Owner at The River Mill B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review we are delighted that you enjoyed you stay here at The River Mill and we hope that you will return in the future for another visit to Co Down. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed two nights. We arrived after dark but our hosts' directions were very good - it is about 4 miles south of Downpatrick. There is no identifying sign outside but it was easy to recognise from their website. It is a beautiful B&B - a complete renovation of a 300 year old mill. The inside... More 

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Rivermill, Owner at The River Mill B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for you brilliant review of The River Mill we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us. You will always be welcome. More 

Milnathort, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Very clean, comfortable, superb breakfast and great value - what more could you ask for? A beautifully renovated building, breakfast served upstairs on the mezzanine, most mornings I opened the balcony door just to breathe in the peace and quiet whilst the teenagers dragged themselves out of bed. Teresa and Aiden kindly 'bespoked' breakfast for everyone, catering for a range... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to do such a wonderful review. More 

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