Ballylough

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Ballylough
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Ballylough private fishing lough
Ballylough is located in County Down
Ballylough
Ballylough shown within County Down
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54°16′01″N 5°55′59″W / 54.267°N 5.933°W / 54.267; -5.933Coordinates: 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]

References[edit]

  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.