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Newry, Co. Down

The cathedral town of the North, Newry attracts a large number of shoppers from both sides of the border. 

Newry has lots of historical attractions including Narrow Water Castle built around 1560, a megalithic tomb Goward Dolmen, and Clonygora tomb, Neolithic burial grounds. 

The town is also home to a historic house, Number 1 on Trevor Hill, a five bay granite house in a row of handsome Georgian houses. 

Newry plays host to a couple of festivals throughout the year, such as a rural community festival and an Ulster Scots festival which covers a number of Ulster Scots traditions. 

Newry golf course (0044 28 30 263 871) provides golfing enthusiasts with am 18 hole, fine par three course. 

Anglers will enjoy sea angling along the North east coast or trout fishing on Lough Brickland. 

Visitors can enjoy beautiful mountain walks in the Slieve Gullion Forest Park (0044 28 33 755 1277)  and in Fathom Forest where there are exceptional views over the forest and Carlingford Lough.

Gardens

Knockabbey Castle and Gardens - Tallanstown County Louth
Knockabbey Castle & Gardens
Tallanstown, Co. Louth
Also known as Thomastown Castle, the earliest part of the building dates back to 1399 and this tower house played a part in the strategic defence of the northwest corner of the Pale. A Georgian and later a Gothic wing were added, and the old towe ...
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Golf

Dundalk Golf Club - Blackrock Dundalk County Louth Ireland
Dundalk Golf Club
Blackrock, Co. Louth
Course Type: Parkland
Founded in 1905, Dundalk is unquestionably one of Ireland's finest parkland layouts. Set above the village of Blackrock, the course offers magnificent views of the nearby Cooley and Mourne mountains, the Irish Sea and Dundalk Bay. Hosting Nati ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Golfkeel Cottages - Oatfield Cottage , The Loft Cottage, Dovedale Cottage
Banbridge, Co. Down
Located one mile from the town of Banbridge the tranquil and peaceful surroundings Golfkeel Cottages are are set in their own private grounds wit secure private parking and offer spectacular panoramic views of the rolling countryside and the Moun ...
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What's On

Castlewellan Farmers Market - Co Down - Saturdays
Castlewellan Farmers Market - Saturday 10am-1pm

Castlewellan Community Centre

Contact:

Tara Haughian +44 (0)28 4377 8655 tara@secondnature.ie
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Tourist Attractions

Navan Centre & Fort - Armagh County Armagh Northern Ireland
Navan Centre & Fort
Armagh, Co. Armagh
The Navan Centre & Fort introduces you to one of Ireland’s most importance archaeological sites, the legendary Emain Macha [Navan Fort] and in a fun and friendly way. The site is steeped in legend and folklore as the ancient seat o ...
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Wedding Venues

Ghan House - Wedding Venue - Carlingford County Louth Ireland
Ghan House
Carlingford, Co. Louth
Conveniently located just an hour from Dublin or Belfast airports, the Carroll family’s 18th century house is attractively situated in its own grounds on the edge of Carlingford village, with romantic views across the lough to the Mountains ...
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