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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What's On

Dundalk Farmers Market - County Louth - Fridays
Dundalk Farmers Market

The Square, Dundalk, County Louth - Fridays 10am-2pm.

Contact: Peter Thomas - 087 277 8538

Tourist Attractions

Armagh County Museum - Armagh County Armagh Northern Ireland
Armagh County Museum
Armagh, Co. Armagh
The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh's beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county.

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Nuremore Hotel & Country Club
Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
This fine owner-managed country hotel just south of Carrickmacross is set in a parkland estate, with its own 18-hole golf course, and overlooks a lake. You approach over a little bridge (“Beware - ducks crossing”) and immaculately mai ...
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