Discover the allure of local attractions, each offering unique experiences and memories to cherish, just a stone’s throw away from your serene retreat.
Kilkeel Golf Clubs Course is situated at the foot of the Mourne Mountains and can be found 3 miles from Kilkeel town centre on the main Newry Road.
Royal County Down is located in one of the world’s most naturally beautiful links settings in the Murlough Nature Reserve.
Nicholson’s Strand at Sandilands is a long sandy beach ideal for nature-lovers seeking peace and quiet. Dogs are allowed and swimming is possible. The water quality is excellent. The Blue Flag Cranfield Beach is only a mile further along the coast and is well suited for water-based activities, enjoying lifeguard supervision daily through the summer months and at weekends in September.
Murlough National Nature Reserve is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the National Trust and managed as Ireland’s first Nature Reserve since 1967. It is an excellent area for walking and bird watching due to its spectacular location at the edge of Dundrum Bay and the Mourne Mountains.
Kilbroney Park Forest features riverside walks and an arboretum. There is a two-mile forest drive which showcases panoramic views over Carlingford Lough.
Tollymore Forest Park has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the sea at Newcastle. It’s open to the public all year.
Castlewellan Forest Park is located in a dramatic setting of mountains and sea, home to one of the most outstanding tree and shrub collections in Europe.
A great way to spend a day. Kilkeel has an array shops, cafes, bakeries, a leisure centre, a park for the kids and The Kilmorey Arms Hotel.
Newcastle is a seaside resort located in County Down at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne. The town has been redeveloped and refurbished. It has so much to offer its visitors, whether for specialist activity or for all round family holidays
Walking/hiking – Enjoy the nearby Mourne Mountains and take on Binnian and Donard or take it easier at Spelga Dam or Silent Valley
From the majestic peaks of the Mourne Mountains, County Down and its treats are spread at your feet.
Co Down boasts some of the best Mountain Bike Trails in Northern Ireland. Whether its the nearby Kilbroney Park (15 mins) or Castlewellan Forest Park (30 mins) you are sure to get that exhilarating feeling as you experience the superb downhill trails.