Discover an award winning B&B and unique and charming event venue in Northern Ireland

Relax and stay in this beautiful and stylish 4-star B&B formerly the Ulster Bank, and retaining many of its original features. Dufferin Coaching Inn sits at the top of the High Street in the shadow of Killyleagh Castle, one of the oldest inhabited castles in Ireland, on the shores of Strangford Lough in picturesque County Down, Northern Ireland and offers a unique and charming accommodation in picturesque County Down, Northern Ireland.


Dufferin Coaching Inn

Dufferin Coaching Inn is an intimate and beautifully decorated seven bedroom Inn featuring uniquely decorated bespoke bedrooms that are bright, cheerful and – most importantly – comfortable. The owner and staff are known to go the extra mile to take care of you and your needs during your stay in Killyleagh, and Leontine's iconic locally-sourced breakfasts are worth coming back for!


Dufferin Hall

Dufferin Hall’s 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 party. With a variety of room layouts and décor options from local suppliers available to customise your special day, Dufferin Hall is one of Northern Ireland’s most intimate and enchanting wedding venues, and available at a flat rate hire fee.


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There are few towns in Ireland where it is possible to walk from a fairy-tale castle along a main street running all the way down to the shore. The combination of picture-postcard views of County Down, idyllic location in the country, and easy reach of Belfast has in recent years made Killyleagh the perfect place to indulge in a relaxing holiday or weekend staycation. Paired with the stunning local attractions of County Down including Strangford Lough, National Trust properties like Rowellane Gardens, Delamont Country Park, Gibb’s Island, and Downpatrick, among others, there is no shortage of things to do for guests at Dufferin Coaching Inn.