Millhouse Bed & Breakfast
Ballymote, Sligo, Ireland.
Email: millhousebb@gmail.com

Phone: 00353 71 9183449
Mobile: 00353 87 6168511


Millhouse Bed & Breakfast, Ballymote, Co. Sligo is an award winning 4star B&B situated in Ballymote, just 9kms from the Wild Atlantic Way. This award winning superb family home has been recipient of many accolades including the A.I.B. Best Overall Award, Galtee Breakfast Award, nominee in Failte Ireland Irish Welcome Awards and recommended by Michelin Stars.  We are “Failte Ireland” approved and a member of B&B Ireland.

Sligo is a region rich in tradition and home to some of Ireland’s most famous musicians and poets. The peaceful town of Ballymote boasts some of the finest coarse and game angling in Ireland. Ballymote Castle, famous for the Book of Ballymote, was once the strongest fortress in Connaught. Carrowkeel Megalithic Tombs are located nearby as well as the very popular “Eagles Flying” raptor centre.

With private gardens, parking and private tennis court, Free Wifi and T.V. in bedrooms makes for a very comfortable stay in Ballymote Co Sligo. Ballymote is an ideal touring base for visiting the Northwest of Ireland with something to suit everyone young and old.

There are a number of championship golf courses only an hour away at Rosses Point, Enniscrone and Strandhill as well as an exciting 9-hole course at Tubbercurry. There are beautifully appointed beaches all along the Sligo coast within 30 minute drive with a wide variety of water sports available.


Noreen and Peter Mullin, Millhouse, Keenaghan, Ballymote, Co Sligo look forward to welcoming you to Ballymote, Co Sligo.


Millhouse Bed and Breakfast is an ideal base to stay while enjoying some local pursuits The Wild Atlantic Way, Golf, Water sports in Sligo, Cruises along the Lake Isle of Inisfree, Horse Riding on the grounds of Markree Castle, or take a trek through Mullaghmore Mountains or Sliesh Wood, go fishing, or what better way to discover Sligo, than by walking through its rich and diverse landscape. From waymarked routes and coastal paths to mountain hikes and strolls through floral scented woods. For more information click on sligowalks.ie.

Historical Sites in County Sligo: There are a large number of megalithic sites in Sligo, the most important site located at Carrowmore at the foot of Knocknarea Mountain and Carrowkeel located within the Bricklieve Mountain range. Ballymote is an ideal base for exploring these ancient monuments.

  • Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in County Sligo is the largest and one of the most important megalithic sites in Europe. Over 60 tombs have been located by archaeologists. The oldest pre-dates Newgrange by 700 years.
  • Carrowkeel Megalithic Tombs is a Neolithic passage tomb cemetery in the south of County Sligo located about 10 km from Ballymote. This complex consists of 14 passage cairns spread across a number of hills amid the Bricklieve mountains. Carbon 14 dating places the tombs at between 3400 and 3100 BC.


The Wild Rose Water Bus offers several cruises a day to view the Lake Isle of Inisfree - the island that inspired Yeats to write Ireland's most popular poem. 'I will arise and go now, [...]


The Fishing is that good! Ballymote as an angling centre is surely blessed, being situated in the centre of the very best concentration of mixed fishing in Ireland.

Leisure Centres

Waterpoint Aqua Centre and Gym, Enniscrone. South Sligo Gym, Tubbercurry. Regional Sports Centre, Sligo Town.

Horse Riding

Island View Riding Stables arrange pony-treks along the beautiful sandy beaches of north Sligo as well as full day treks to Mullaghmore and the Dartry Mountains. Markree Castle Riding Stables offers treks to Union Forest.


Sligo boasts some of the cleanest waters in Europe with beautiful sandy beaches. Enniscrone has a 5km stretch of safe, blue flag beach. Good surfing can be found at Strandhill and Easkey.


Ballymote is an ideal base for a golfing holiday in Sligo, with links Championship courses within one hours drive away. Three excellent links courses at Rosses Point, Enniscrone and Strandhill and an exciting 9-hole course [...]


Family Days Out in Sligo: Eagles Flying Visitor Centre.

Eagles Flying Centre

Currently Eagles Flying is home to more than 100 Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons and Vultures. Altogether there are more than 450 birds and animals out of 85 different species in the centre. Established in 1999 as an institution for research on birds of prey, parts of the area where opened to the public in 2003.

Only a few years later it was one of the major tourist attractions in the northern part of Ireland. Ten-thousands of visitors flock to see the spectacular Bird Shows with Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures and Owls of different species.

Relaxation in Sligo: Voya Seaweed Baths, Strandhill, Co Sligo

VOYA Seaweed Baths and organic treatments are especially recommended for those who are over worked, stressed or simply seeking an effective natural detoxifying process for the skin. Based in the beautiful Irish coastal village of Strandhill, County Sligo, will delight and relax and is 30 minutes drive from Ballymote.

“The most beautiful B&B in Ireland.”
Patricia Marchele, N.J., U.S.A.
“”Lovely hospitality. Definitely see us again.” .”
Sharon & Dermot Cunningham,
“Perfect in every way.”
Ceilie Surdsky, Berkley, U.S.A.

Transport Guide

Airports & Airlines:
Belfast, Dublin, Shannon, and Cork are the principal international Airports. Irish Airlines include Aer Lingus and Ryanair and Aer Arann. Aer Arann Express Offer a twice daily service between Dublin and Sligo – Flight time 50 minutes. Sligo Airport more …  Knock Airport (56km south of Sligo) is also served by Dublin and London.

Knock Airport is a 35 minutes drive from Ballymote. Dublin, Belfast and Shannon Airports are all less than three hours drive from Ballymote.

Train Service:
Ballymote is serviced by the Dublin/Sligo line and there are five services daily to both Sligo and Dublin. Millhouse B&B is approx 5 minutes walk from the train station.

Car Hire:
Cars can be hired at all of the above airports or at Ireland Car Hire.

Car Ferry:
Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Belfast and Larne are served by car ferry from Britain.
Rosslare is served by car ferries from Britain and France.
Irish Ferries

By Foot – Walking:
There are many coastal, mountain, woodland and lake-side walks in County Sligo.

Walks in South Sligo include Lough Arrow, Lough Gara, Bricklieve Mountains and Curlew Mountains.

Walks in Sligo Town Area are Dooney Rock walk, Slish Wood, Knocknarea Mountain, The Glen, and Culleenduff.

Walks in North Sligo takes in Benbulben, Glencar – the mountain road, Swiss Valley and Gleniff Horseshoe / Valley.

Walks in West Sligo are the Ladies Brae, Lough Talt and the Ox Mountains.

How To Find Us: Co-ordinates: 54.085696 and -8.51370 and Postal Code F56 PW42

Millhouse Ballymote, Sligo Bed and Breakfast accommodation is situated 20km south of Sligo in Ballymote town, 9km from the “Wild Atlantic Way”.

Sligo Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Award of Recognition of Excellence



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