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Newcastle, at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, has plenty of accommodation to suit the needs of travellers ranging from a 4* Hotel, the Slieve Donard, to budget overnights in a hostel. It is an ideal base for mountain hikes and coastal walks.

Annalong is a harbour village seven miles south of Newcastle on the coast road. One of the places to visit is the old Cornmill situated at the harbour.

Strangford is a picturesque village on the Loughshore and is an ideal base for cycling the numerous small and scenic rural roads.

Accommodation in the Kingdom of Down

Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

The Slieve Donard Resort and Spa is situated in a magnificent location on the shores of Newcastle Bay with wonderful views of the Mourne mountains.

It is ideal for people looking for a hiking and cycling activity break with, at the end of the day, the luxury of quality spa facilities .



Enniskeen House was built at the end of the nineteenth century and has been established as a hotel since the 1960's.

The Enniskeen Hotel is situated amidst breathtaking scenery just one mile from the seaside town of Newcastle.



The Cuan is a family run small hotel in the picturesque village of Strangford. Enjoy good food in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. It is a great base for a cycling activity break.



Dundrum Bay 4*Holiday Homes overlook the bay and Murlough Nature Reserve.

A great location for families and small groups. Walk from the doorstep to the beach through the nearby Nature Reserve or a short drive takes you to the Mourne Mountains.


This is a modern townhouse in a courtyard setting in the picturesque village of Bryansford. It is ideally placed to enjoy the Mountains of Mourne and Tollymore Forest Park www.thejayshouse.co.uk


A self catering luxury townhouse in foothills of the Mourne mountains, adjacent to Tollymore Forest Park. An ideal place to stay for rambles in the countryside and hikes in the Mourne mountains




An Radhairc self catering cottage in Rostrevor at the foot of the Mourne Mountains and close to easy walks in the forest and mountains




Lecale Cottages and Houses are self-catering accommodation, just 2-miles outside of Rostrevor. They range in size from 1-bedroom 3-star cottages to 3-bedroom 5-star houses. Located in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains, they are a perfect base from which to explore Northern Ireland



Spa Cottage is an 18th century farmhouse lovingly restored and situated in the tranquil countryside of County Down. All of our bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and we are only a short distance from the beauty of the Mourne Mountains. www.spa-cottage.co.uk


Hostelling International Newcastle provides budget accommodation and is situated close to the beach.




Ballymorran Self Catering holiday cottages are situated near Killinchy village, on the shore of Strangford Lough.The two cottages provide quality self catering holiday accommodation for families.

Cycling is an ideal way of exploring this coastline and the nearby remains of Nendrum Monastery.




The Old Barn, near Killinchy County Down provides self catering accommodation for 5/6 persons. It is a good location for exploring the coast of Strangford Lough and the surrounding countryside by bicycle.



Health Hall Guest House

This bed and breakfast accommodation is situated near Atticall in the heart of the Mourne Mountains.



Cnocnafeola offers budget ensuite accommodation for individuals, families and groups, hill walkers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Facilities include free parking, secure bike storage, ensuite rooms, lounge area with TV/video, kitchenette for those wishing to self cater and a restaurant (available to groups) serving home cooked meals using fresh local produce.



Number Ten B&B

This is a B&B in Newcastle where you can always be sure of a warm welcome. It is close to the town and overlooks Royal County Down golf course

Tel: (028) 4372 3851




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