Ballyhornan Scout Centre is located in Ballyhornan village outside Downpatrick, Co Down. In Irish it is also known as ‘Baile Uí Chornáin — Ó Cornáin’s townland’ the origin is Baile Torannan, or Toranan’s Town.
Ballyhornan Scout Centre opened its doors in October 2015. It is a self catering, hostel style Scout Centre with 2 fully equipped accommodation blocks, a commercial sized kitchen, dining hall and activity hall.
The Commedagh accommodation block is furnished with 32 beds and the Binnian accommodation block is furnished with 24 beds and comes equipped with its own canteen and small kitchen. Meelbeg, the leaders hut comes equipped with 7 beds and its own small kitchen. There is a full commercial styled kitchen and canteen facility in the Bearnagh hut with state of the art cooking equipment. The heart of the Centre is our ‘Scout’ hall that comes equipped with tables, chairs, a projector screen, and a small games store. In the games store you will find a limited number of games. (Giant Jenga, Uni-hoc, Giant Dominos, Connect Four)