When it comes to tourism in the Banbridge district Golfkeel Cottages is top of the class, having scooped the prize for Excellence in Tourism at this years Leaders Business Awards.

Twelve years ago, under the guidance of owners Oonagh and John O'Neill, Golfkeel was sympathetically converted from barns dating back over 240 years.

On receiving the award Oonagh said their success has been in impressing visitors in the past who then returned to the area.