Newcastle is a small seaside resort in County Down, Northern Ireland, which had a population of 7,444 at the 2001 Census. It lies on the Irish Sea at the foot of Slieve Donard, one of the Mourne Mountains, and is known for its sandy beach and the Royal County Down Golf Club. The town lies within the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area.

Our property is ideally located to:

Newcastle Main Street (1min)

Bus Station (1 min)

Taxi Office (1 min)

Donard Hotel (1 min)

Slieve Donard Hotel (2 min)

Royal County Down Golf Club (2 min)

Burrendale Hotel

Tullymore Forest Park

Castlewellan Forest Part

Bike Trails



Dinning / Bars

Tourist Office

All within a minutes walk

As a guide, we have collected some websites detailing all that the surrounding area has to offer:

Discover Northern Ireland

Newry Mourne and Down Council

My Secret Northern Ireland

Discover Ireland (for areas of in interest in the Irish Republic)

National Trust, Northern Ireland


Other Useful links:

Ardglass Golf Club

Bright Castle Golf Club

Downpatrick Golf Club

Mount Pleasant Centre

Mourne Seafood Cookery School

One Great Adventure

Royal County Down

Tollymore Activity Centre

Visit Mourne Mountains


Newcastle Seaside Resort, with its beautiful beach and world renowned Golf Course provides a pathway to the Slieve Donard and Mourne Mountain Range. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor play facility not to mention a boating lake, pitch and putt, tennis courts and amusement arcades. A new Golf Driving Range and Crazy Golf Course.

Castlewellan Forest Park, renowned for its beautiful Arboretum, Castle and lake, is home to the largest hedge maze in the World. Here you can enjoy leisurely walks, water sports, fishing, mountain biking and in July, the park is the venue for the annual Agricultural Show, which attracts thousands of visitors.

Downpatrick, the County Town, is a 20 minute drive away. It has a large visitors centre depicting St Patrick’s story. The old gaol is now a museum and St Patrick’s Cathedral and St Patrick’s grave, form part of The St Patrick’s Trail, which also includes wells and wishing chairs. Steam Train enthusiasts have refurbished some of the railway track and train rides are available during holiday periods. There is also a large leisure complex with swimming pool and gym facilities, a 5 screen Cinema Complex together with Indoor Soft Play Area for small children.

Belfast City is approximately 25 miles from Castlewellan. Places of interest include The Titanic Centre, City Hall, Stormont Castle and Gardens, Belfast Zoo, Odyssey Arena with 3D Cinema, W5 interactive science museum, Grand Opera House, Belfast Castle, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Dundonald Ice Bowl and Ten Pin Bowling.

Newry City, approximately 20 miles away provides a great venue for Shopping enthusiasts and also has a wide range of Restaurants, Cinema ,Go-Karting and Golf Driving Range.

Dublin, the Capital City of Ireland is approximately 1.5 hours drive away and is home to the famous Guinness Factory, Zoological Gardens, Kilmainham Jail, Dublin Castle, Trinity College and numerous historical places of interest , all of which can be enjoyed by young and old, via Open-Top Bus Tours.


The Giant’s Causeway

Bushmills Whiskey Distillery

The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

The American Folk Park

Exploris Aquarium – Portaferry

Tollymore Forest Park

Castleward House and Gardens

Murlough Beach and Nature reserve

Castle Espie Nature Reserve/Bird Sanctuary

Bangor Marina and Pickie Fun Park

Bangor Castle/ Bangor Abbey

Ward Park

Somme Heritage Centre

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Rowallane Gardens

Armagh Planetarium

Navan Centre and Fort

Silent Valley

Kilbroney Forest Park


(+44)7921 474 414

9 Shimna Road, Newcastle Northern Ireland BT33 0AS