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Tea Room

Our Tea room is situated in the Mournes Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with stunning views over the landscape. inside the gallery inside the gallery

We offer a selection of home made soups, bread and cakes click for details


We are in the process of restoring the gardens around Turnip House, and converting the land into native woodland, vegetable and fruit gardens.
Visitors are welcome to stroll around and watch the developments. out over the flowers flowers and mountains

Felt Workshops

We run one day courses in the magical art of felt making. Whether you want to start learning, or advance your skills, you will have a fun, fulfilling, creative day that you'll remember, and some lovely artefacts to take away with you.

felt workshopsa stunning creation by a workshop participant

to book or for more details click here


In our workshop we make hand crafted knitwear and felt products.
the turnip house: our workshopthe turnip house: our workshop

Visitors are welcome to see the making process, buy from our range of goods in stock, or commission a special purchase.

Tullaree Sweater

Celtic Sweaters from 45.00

Turnip House GalleryThe Gallery, with Slievenaboley as a back drop

Please get in touch to let us know your requirements.

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Easter 2014
Easter 2014

Easter is nearly apon us, the days are getting longer and warmer and the garden is springing to life. click here for some pictures of the garden:

Please check out our Blog to see what we're up to at the moment.

Visit us

Spring 2014: we are open every Saturday and Sunday, and also during the week by appointment.

We are only 1 hour from Belfast or 2 from Dublin, situated in the heart of the Mournes AONB.

click for detailed map and directions

click for detailed map and directions

Elaine & John McCombe
64 Dromara Road, Ballyward, Castlewellan, Co. Down, BT31 9UF.
t: 028 4065 0848
GPS Coordinates:
+54 18' 26.18", -6 1' 41.92"