Newcastle, Co. Down
The most distinctive building in the town is a 1960s Roman Catholic Church with a green copper parasol roof. Newcastle offers easy access to the Mourne Mountains, which include a large number of trails for hikers over this area of outstanding beauty.
Tollymore Forest (+353 (0) 28 4372 2428, open all year) is also a spectacular setting for walking whilst the Tollymore Mountain Centre (+44 (0) 28 4372 2158) offers courses in rock climbing, canoeing and orienteering for the adventurous type.
Golfers will enjoy the beautiful course at Royal County Down (+44 (0) 28 4372 3314), set against the background of the Mourne Mountains, with a very high standard of greens that are swift and challenging.
Annalong Corn Mill (+44 (0) 28 3026 8877) is worth a visit, as guided tours are available around this 17th century corn mill which operated up until the 1960s being one of Ulster’s last working watermills.
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Apps and Books
Meals for All Seasons - The Best of Contemporary Irish Cooking (out of print, Hardback)This vintage cookbook is out of print and only available here. Georgina Campbell's outstanding a ...more...
Irish Country House Cooking - The Blue Book Recipe Collection (Hardback)From the homely to the very grand, these delicious dishes celebrate the diversity of Irish count ...more...