With winter just around the corner and autumn foliage at its peak, a walk down the wondrous greenways and paths dotting County Down is the perfect way to enjoy autumn in its splendour while the leaves are still above you. Here are some of our favourite places to enjoy nature’s displays this autumn.
Top 5 things we’re thankful for
Bobbing for Apples, Trick-or-Treating, and scary stories may be some of the memories that come to mind at Halloween time, and whatever you love about All Hallow’s Eve, there’s plenty on offer in our local area to help you and the family make the most of this magical holiday. These top activities and attractions all taking place in Dufferin Coaching Inn’s neighbouring towns and villages are a must for the family during the Halloween season.
Dufferin Hall recently teamed up with Indie Fude and the Hans Sloane Chocolate & Fine Food Festival to host ‘An Irish Cheeseboard’ - an event which included a pairing menu featuring local cheeses accompanied by chutney, oatcakes, and - of course - complementing locally-sourced drink. The sold-out event packed Dufferin Hall’s event space and acted as a boost to the popular Chocolate & Fine Food Festival in Killyleagh.
Killyleagh plays host to some pretty fabulous events throughout the year but we’re really excited about the Finnebrogue Artisan Hans Sloane Chocolate & Fine Food Festival taking place from September 23rd to 25th.
Anything and everything to do with chocolate will be happening that weekend but don’t miss out on our top five things to do!
Dufferin Coaching Inn’s owner and operator Leontine Haines has become well-known over the past decade for her outstanding cooked breakfasts, served up fresh each morning to guests of the award-winning County Down guesthouse.
We asked Leontine why her fry-ups have become so popular. Here’s what she had to say: