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Guided Tours At The Ballance House

Lisburn Road, Glenavy, County Antrim, BT29 4NY
The front view of the house at Autumn time

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The Ballance House, Glenavy is the birthplace of John Ballance, 14th Premier of New Zealand.  This listed historic homestead is open to the public (April - September), Sundays 2-5pm.  Groups can book to visit all year round - it's the ideal venue for a half day out for clubs, societies and community groups.  Contact info@theballancehouse.com to arrange a tour of the house and exhibition.  Catering facilities onsite. 

The Ballance House can also be hired as a venue for workshops, private family venue, small weddings and as a meeting place.  See our website www.theballancehouse.com/venue-hire for further information about our facilities. 

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors - Stair lift available
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

COVID-19 Response

  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Family Fun - Child friendly events
  • Groups accepted - Guided tours for groups must be prebooked
  • Groups catered for - Food provided for pre-book groups

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Out of town

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