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Address: Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Ireland
Phone Number:
353-72-51580

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Beautiful little piece of paradise by the river - the scones, jam, cream and tea is lovely! A stroll along the river bank is stunning and tranquil...

Reviewed 31 July 2016
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little piece of paradise by the river - the scones, jam, cream and tea is lovely! A stroll along the river bank is stunning and tranquil...

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Came across the mill on our motorbike trip around Ireland . Stopped at the cafe , had good coffee and a choice of homemade cakes .Worth a visit .

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very scenic and near the caves and St. Patrick's well. Unfortunately, the mill wasn't open on the day we visited.

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Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The Abbey mill has a beautiful walkway around the mills, caves and down to St Patricks well. Great for a family day out and for walkers. A lovely cafe shop here too.

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Belleek, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Two buildings one slightly lower down hill,both originally using the same running water to operate flax processing machinery. Presently the lower water wheel drives generators producing electricity to heat buildings..good coffee and home baking available here,sitting next to water wheel and over river,very restful. Upper water wheel house contains examples of flax and linen product. Good photographic display. Surprisingly safe... More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Bring my dogs daily I'm lucky enough to live nearby.. The river the smell of the leaves and the history surrounding the area is thought provoking.. If your lucky you can see the fish jumping..

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Thank Sandra M
Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of the many Historical attractions in Ballyshannon, it's a pleasure to see that the dedication of The Mill Wheel Trust in having both Wheel's restored to their former glory and during the summer months you can enjoy a Tea/Coffee and a snack on Sunday's

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here as I have done in the past for a wee coffee all done by local who give up their time to maintain this beautiful building and walks . Nestled down a slip road just out of ballyshannon on the main road to rosnawalagh , this place is amazing to all you people interested in restoration of old... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Had coffee and cake here a few times (it is open on a sunday, all cake is home made by the locals), it is so lovely! was delighted to be invited to a very quirky and beautiful wedding which also took place here. lovely location, steeped in history and myth.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

The water wheel and restaurant were closed when I arrived. Had to get directions from the locals - it is on the road to Rossnowlagh. Is nice for a photo opportunity.

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