BallyBurren Outdoor Escapes


  • Ballyburren, 143 Dromore Road Ballynahinch, Co. Down, BT248HZ

Unique Alpaca Trekking Experience Northern Ireland + Optional Luxury Picnic Hamper


Immerse yourself in a truly unique experience designed for friends, family, or solo adventurers. Embark on a leisurely stroll alongside a gentle alpaca, trek a breath-taking 1.4km stoned pathway that gracefully winds through captivating farmland, enchanting woodland, and serene wetlands. Traverse over bridges and undulating picturesque terrain, creating unforgettable memories along the way.

Upon completing your guided walk, indulge in a delightful interlude at our coffee trailer, nestled on a small island amidst one of our picturesque ponds. Savour the essence of a proper tea or coffee, accompanied by delectable bakes that will tantalise your taste buds.

Book at: Alpaca Trekking | Alpaca Luxury Picnics | Northern Ireland (


Parent & Baby or Toddler Walk Experience Ballynahinch


Welcome to our beautiful 1.4km trail, a perfect outdoor activity for parents and their babies to enjoy nature’s serenity. This picturesque trail offers a delightful experience, winding through a variety of enchanting landscapes, including over nine wooden bridges, farmland, woodland, and scenic ponds. It provides an excellent opportunity for parents to connect with nature while spending quality time with their little ones.

The highlight of your journey awaits at the end of the trail—a peaceful island situated on a picturesque pond. Here, you can find respite and relax with your baby, enjoying the soothing sounds of nature. To enhance your experience, a delightful coffee trailer awaits, serving a range of hot and cold beverages and delectable cakes.

Book at: Parent & Baby Walk | Toddler Walk | Parent & Coffee Day (


Luxury Picnic Experience Co. Down


Fancy an outdoor escape with a luxury twist? Then this could be for you!

Book a slot and picnic table of your choice on one of our dedicated picnic days and choose one of our luxury picnic hampers, filled with delicious bites and refreshments for families or adult only couples.

Book at: Luxury Picnic Experience | Family Picnic | Scenic Picnic (


Kids Forest School Ballynahinch, County Down


We offer an excellent forest school for young intrepid adventurers.

The forest school is along a scenic 1.4km nature trail and is located approx. 10mins walk from the main car park. The forest school near Ballynahinch is located in a dense beech tree woodland and has two tiers. The upper tier is covered by a large tent canopy and is all weather. The lower tier has a campfire area and a short trail down to a small pond for fishing out swimming wildlife.

Our professionally run forest school is packed full of activities led by a trained forest leader.

Your child will be immersed in a dense woodland setting with lots of mini activities to promote fun learning and understanding about nature.

Each session is 2hrs long. Parents and kids will be met at our car park by the forest leader and taken to the forest school. At the end of the session the group will make their way to our coffee trailer via our scenic trail for a free hot chocolate for the kids. Parents can purchase hot or cold drinks and traybakes. Then back to the car park.

Book at: Muddy Tots & Kids Forest School Playgroup Ballynahinch, Down (

Adult Foraging & Bushcraft cookery courses


Embark on a captivating journey into the realm of wild edibles through our Beginner’s Introductory Foraging Course! This program is tailored for those eager to grasp the essentials of foraging, covering plant identification, ethical practices, and the art of transforming your harvest into delectable meals.

Delve into the advantages of wild edibles, acquire the skills for safe and sustainable foraging, and open your palate to a spectrum of new flavours and textures. With our guidance, you’ll gain the confidence to forage responsibly, minimising environmental impact and contributing to a more sustainable food experience.

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Group Days Out


Are you ready for an unforgettable experience surrounded by nature’s beauty? Look no further than our tailor-made adult-only activity packages, ideal for hen parties or stag partiescorporate team building events, or any group of 8 or more adults seeking a day of fun and bonding.

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Ballyburren, 143 Dromore Road Ballynahinch, Co. Down, BT248HZ