Christmas dinner is one of the most special meals of the year, but we spend most of the season rushing in a tizzy from supermarket to supermarket accumulating mass quantities of humdrum groceries to knock together the annual Christmas dinner.Read More
This season the Curious Wedding Fair will return to the SS Nomadic – a venue almost as iconic as the Dufferin Hall itself – on Sunday, 21st February 2016. This is the perfect one-stop-shop for couples looking for something special for their big day. On the day the first 100 entrants will receive a complimentary goodie bag and entry on the day is free for everyone!Read More
The perfect way to top off a long walk through the stunning autumn countryside around Killyleagh is by curling up with a steaming mug of hot chocolate. The Old Post Office Tea Rooms at Lisbane or Killyleagh’s own Picnic Delicatessen are two of the best places close by to sample a frothy cup of liquid deliciousness complete with whipped cream and marshmallows – but did you know just how closely connected Killyleagh is with hot chocolate? One of the nation’s favourite winter beverages was brought to the world by one of Killyleagh’s most famous sons!Read More
For Northern Irish brides it is very normal to want to get married in summer due to the slight possibility that the sun might actually shine! However, taking our unpredictable weather into consideration, it’s no surprise that Autumn weddings are on the rise and wedding venues are filling up fast in the months of October and November.Read More
Some are sad to say goodbye to summer, but in County Down the area really comes to life in autumn. Over the years, the local area has harvested a pile of unmissable annual events that highlight fall’s quintessential charm.
Here are Dufferin Coaching Inn’s top five must-see and-do autumn activities for you to pencil into your diaries:Read More
Killyleagh offers the perfect home base for visitors keen to check out the Game of Thrones locations across County Down and further afield, and Dufferin Coaching Inn & Hall’s cosy and well-appointed rooms provide the ideal accommodation for you while you make your way through Winterfell, visit Robb Stark’s camp, or try your hand at an archery experience.Read More
When it comes to your special day, you’ll want to make sure everything goes smoothly; that all amenities are perfect and it is a day that nobody will forget. To make sure your wedding is the stand-out celebration that you deserve, check out these top tips from the team at Dufferin Hall.Read More
We’ve been very busy at Dufferin Coaching Inn & Hall these past few months and are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our newly designed website!
When travelling, once the wanderlust wears off, many of us start to miss our home comforts and yearn for familiar scents and sights. Here at Dufferin Coaching Inn, we take pleasure in putting your comfort first so we’ve listed some ways to help make your stay away that little bit more homely.Read More
The Dufferin Coaching Inn hosts around 20 weddings throughout the year. Our 17th Century Banqueting hall, converted from the Coaching Inn's original stable yard is the ideal unique and romantic setting in the shadow of Killyleagh Castle for you to create your very own intimate theme,Read More