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Blackwell House


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33 Mullabrack Road, Scarva, Banbridge, Co Down, BT63 6BP
Blackwell House


A warm welcome awaits you at this magnificent Award Winning 5 star Country House nestled in the rolling County Down countryside near the historic village of Scarva, Blackwell House is a family ran business, by Alessio and Edele Rampa and their three children.

This peaceful Country Retreat mixes old school charm with all the luxuries of the modern world. This is a haven to relax, unwind and to be looked after by our very attentive staff.

We want you to feel at home at our table enjoying tasty food and great hospitality using the best local ingredients Northern Ireland can offer with comfortable night’s sleep awaiting you in any of the five opulently decorated super king bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms and uninterrupted views over the countryside.

Only 30 minutes from the heart of Belfast, an hour south to Dublin, north to Derry or Donegal and west to the beautiful Fermanagh lakes, and just 20 minutes east to the Mourne Mountains sweeping down to the beautiful east coast and the sea. Blackwell House is a superb central base to explore the North of Ireland.

In 2015 Blackwell House were awarded a Silver Award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
2017 Northern Ireland Tourism Awards, Serviced Accommodation, Highly Commended
Georgina Campbell - Best Guesthouse in Ireland & Best breakfast Awards
Best Luxury Country Retreat - Northern Ireland By Lux Magazine 2021
Luxury BnB awards - Most Luxurious Interiors 2021unty 



  • Guide dogs permitted


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Child seat available
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Cot & Highchair Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Chef
  • Gift vouchers
  • Groups catered for
  • Hairdryers
  • Interlink Rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Live music
  • Pets accepted
  • Private Garden
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Robes available
  • Separate guests lounge
  • Slippers available

Leisure Facilities

  • Sauna
  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Additional charge for pets
  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Daily rates available
  • Deposit Reqired
  • Midweek breaks
  • Monthly rates available
  • Short breaks available
  • Special group rates
  • Weekend breaks

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • Country house
  • Dogs Welcome Inside
  • Dogs Welcome Outside
  • In countryside
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Pets accepted in some units

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available

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