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Ballylough private fishing lough
Ballylough is located in Northern Ireland
 Ballylough shown within Northern Ireland
District Down
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament South Down
NI Assembly South Down
List of places
Northern Ireland

Coordinates: 54°16′01″N 5°55′59″W / 54.267°N 5.933°W / 54.267; -5.933

Ballylough (Baile-an-locha; "the townland of the lake")[1] is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Newcastle and just east of Castlewellan and northeast of Annsborough.

It is situated beside Ballylough Lake, popular for fishing for rainbow trout and run by Castlewellan and Annsborough Angling Club.[2]


  1. ^ "Down Council Area" (PDF). Ulster Placenames. Archived (PDF) from the original on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ballylough Lake". Discover Northern Ireland. Retrieved 11 June 2011.