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Newcastle, Co. Down

Step off the beach on to the mountain slopes - at the foot of Northern Ireland's highest peak, Slieve Donard (2,796 ft). You can step off the same five-mile beach on to Royal County Down Golf Course and its easier companion course. The harbour is full of sailing boats and the Shimna river of salmon You can walk from one end of town to the other along the promenade, passing the Percy French memorial fountain (author of the famous 'Mountains of Mourne' song). The Tropicana has outdoor fun pools and an adventure playground. Exhibitions and films are shown at the adjacent Newcastle Centre. The recreation grounds include a bowling green children's boating pool, tennis and miniature golf, while beautiful Donard Park tempts you to walk by the cascading Glen River up into the heart of the mountains.

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Hotels in Newcastle

Slieve Donard Hotel Slieve Donard Hotel

Downs Rd, Newcastle, BT33 0AH, Co. Down
With stunning views of the County Down coastline and superb spa facilities, including a 20-metre pool, this 4-star hotel stands in 6 acres of grounds, leading to the Royal County Down Golf Club.

Guesthouses in Newcastle

The Briers The Briers

39 Middle Tollymore Rd, Newcastle, BT33 0JJ, Co. Down
Located in Newcastle, 5 km from Slieve Donard, The Briers features free WiFi access and free private parking. The bed and breakfast has a terrace and views of the mountain, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Newcastle

Cherryhill Lodge Cherryhill Lodge

98 TULLYBRANNIGAN ROAD, Newcastle, BT33 0PW, Co. Down
Situated in Newcastle, 3.6 km from Slieve Donard, Cherryhill Lodge boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV.

Hostels in Newcastle

Meelmore Lodge Meelmore Lodge

52 Trassey Road, Bryansford, New Castle, BT33 0QB, Co. Down
Offering a barbecue and views of the mountain, Meelmore Lodge is set in Square, 43 km from Belfast. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Certain units have a seating area for your convenience.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Newcastle

Gorse Hill Farm Gorse Hill Farm

37 Slievenaman Road, Newcastle, BT33 0QD, Co. Down
Featuring free WiFi, Gorse Hill Farm is a holiday home, situated in Newcastle. The property is 7 km from Slieve Donard and free private parking is offered. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with a dishwasher, an oven and microwave.

Slieve Donard Cottage Slieve Donard Cottage

Widows row 161 south promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0HA, Co. Down
Boasting panoramic views over Dundrum Bay, Slieve Donard Cottage is a 10-minute walk from the centre of Newcastle on the Western coast of Northern Ireland.

Snooze Apartments Snooze Apartments

5-7 South Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EX, Co. Down
Snooze Apartments offers accommodation in Newcastle, 3.1 km from Slieve Donard and 7 km from Dundrum Castle. The unit is 14 km from Blaenllynfi Castle. Free WiFi is featured . The kitchen features a dishwasher.

Restaurants in Newcastle

Al Burj

34-36 Downs Rd, Newcastle, BT33 0AG, Co. Down


107 Central Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EU, Co. Down

Burrendale Hotel

51 Castlewellan Road, Newcastle, BT33 0JY, Co. Down
'The Vine ' at the Burrendale has a reputation for serving fine food with the best of local produce.

Cafe Creme

Main Street, Newcastle, BT33 0AA, Co. Down


Metro Centre, Newcastle, Co. Down

Golf Links House

109 Dundrum Road, Newcastle, BT33 0LN, Co. Down
Located on the main Belfast Road, on the edge of Newcastle, Golf Links House combines a 'home from home' atmosphere with high quality cuisine. We pride ourselves on traditional home cooking and generous portions. Our popular Sunday lunch consists of

Hugh McCann's

121 central Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EU, Co. Down

O'Hare's Bar

121 Central Prom, Newcastle, BT33 0EU, Co. Down

Oak Restaurant

Downs Road, Newcastle, BT33 0AH, Co. Down
Experience the finest culinary delights in the traditional restaurant with its charming beams and fabulous cental fireplace. Views are spectacular, with the Mountains of Mourne sweeping down to the Irish Sea, and golden sands stretching for miles.

Seasalt Delicatessen and Bistro

51 Main Street, Newcastle, Co. Down

Stone Boat

4-8 South Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EX, Co. Down
The Stone Boat Restaurant is named after the small commercial sailing ships which used the harbour to load up granite squares, sets and curls, which paved the streets of Belfast, London and Liverpool in the last century. The boats, named by the local

The Anchor Bar

9-11 Braynsford Road, Newcastle, BT33 OHJ, Co. Down

The Bucks Head Inn

77 Main Street, Dundrum, Newcastle, BT33 0LU, Co. Down
The Bucks Head Inn is situated in the historic village of Dundrum. Renowned for its warm welcome chef/proprietor Alison Crothers has combined local produce with modern and imaginative menus which have gained accolades from John & Sally McKenna's

The Cinnamon Club

34-36 Downs Road, Newcastle, BT33 0AG, Co. Down

The Curry Club Restaurant & Take Away

ourne View Caravan Park, Dundrum Road, Newcastle, Co. Down

The Days of Raj

9, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2HH, Co. Down

The Round Tower (Newcastle)

40 Main Street, Newcastle, BT33 0LY, Co. Down
The Round Tower Restaurant is a curious yet delightfully designed tower building that overlooks the historic bay of Dundrum, offering superb views over the bay and the Mourne Mountains. Journalists have recently described The Round Tower as the resta

The Slieve Donard Hotel The Slieve Donard Hotel

Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, Downs Road, Newcastle, BT33 0AH, Co. Down

Toscano Pizzeria

47 Central Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0DJ, Co. Down

Villa Vinci

31 Main Street, Newcastle, BT33 0AD, Co. Down

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