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The Abbey Mill

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Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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This is off the beaten path but worth exploring. Follow the creek up to the caves, then head down... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Beautiful little piece of paradise by the river - the scones, jam, cream and tea is lovely! A... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
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Abbey Lane, Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank campceo
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...

Thank TaraKilleen
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 .

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.

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.

Thank Catherine D
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

Thank S7290LMianm
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..

Thank Sandra M
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

Thank Paddy3716
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...More

2  Thank binflynn1
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,...More

Thank SpiralRefillPad
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What are the opening hours and days for the place?
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.