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Yehhh the old mill

only open at sunday we stayed there in the neighborhood also at abbey lane with the Brennans, a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Elsloo, The Netherlands
Worth a Quick Visit

If you are in the area, consider a short visit to this this very old mill. Nice shaded walk along a... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Ontario, Canada
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Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

only open at sunday we stayed there in the neighborhood also at abbey lane with the Brennans, a visit to the mill is so beautiful and the coffee is good,

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area, consider a short visit to this this very old mill. Nice shaded walk along a rushing stream nearby is very inviting as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Visited The Abbey Mill yesterday along with some friends from Ballyshannon area. The scenery is beautiful as the river winds down through the woodland and past the water wheels at the mill. The wheels still operate and it is a tremendous sound to hear the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

As a spinner I was looking forward to going to the linen mill and explore. The whole place is locked up. Looks like there used to be a coffee shop etc there, but in the middle of summer we found it closed, judging by the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Evie M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is off the beaten path but worth exploring. Follow the creek up to the caves, then head down to the Waters edge to see St Patrick's well and the rosary path. Doesn't take too long but a really nice spot

Date of experience: April 2017
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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...

Date of experience: July 2016
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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 .

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TonyDodgson
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jpianoshop
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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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8 May 2016|
Response from Sandra M |
The coffee shop is open on Sunday's for the time being not sure of times.. As for the mill wheel and surrounding areas no charge and always accessible.. It is just beside the river, catsby caves and st patricks well.