- Newcastle library can be found on the mainstreet. You can read within the library and you can take books away. There is also computer, printer and fax facilities. The library is very central within the town and has beautiful views of the mountains. The library staff are very friendly as well.
- This park set within the beautiful scenery of the Mournes is perfect for a family day out or a peaceful walk at any time of the year. The park is ideal for walking and picknicking with beautiful tracks along the riverbanks and lovely gardens. Tollymore is also great for people wishing to cycle their bike.
- The Brandy Pad is one of the many beautiful walks through the Mournes. It was a route popular for smuggling in the nineteenth century. Goods that were smuggled included silks, coffee, tea and brandy. As well as it being a walk rich in history, it is a also a lovely walk that takes you beside the mountains of Slieve Commedagh and Slieve Donard, and is well worth undertaking.
- This world famous golf course attracts visitors from all over the world. The course was founded in 1889 by business men from Belfast. Visitors wanting to play at the course can do so on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Booking’s are made through the secretary’s office at the club (and some days the course can only be played in the morning or the afternoon, not both). The fees for using the course (which can also be found on the course website) are: May to October 2013: Weekdays £180 per round am/ £165 per round pm. Sunday pm £180 per round. Two rounds in one day is £275. November 2013 to Febuary 2014: £50 per round. March 2014 £75 per round, April 2014 £100 per round.
- The Tropicana is an open air warm swimming pool loacted in the town centre. The deepest it goes is 1.2 metres and it is a childrens swimming pool consisting of two pools, both with their own slide. The smaller pool is very small and is mostly used for babies and toddlers with an elephant slide that goes into the water. The bigger pool is deeper than the small one and has a large yellow water slide that twists and turns, and is quite high up. The tropicana has been in Newcaslte since the eighties and is well liked by both locals and tourists. It is only open during the summer months of July and August. Tropicanarama (disco and pool games), is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. There is also swimming lessons Mon-Fri 9am-11:30am. Play sessions in the pool are Mon-Fri 2pm-4pm with floats and play equipment. Prices: Single Swim (under eight) £3.05 Single Swim (over eight to adult) £3.55 Adult Non Swimmer (accompanied by a full paying child) £1 Senior Citizens Swim £1.75 10 Swim Ticket- Under eight £22.50 10 Swim Ticket- Eight years to Adult £30.50 Rainy Day Ticket £1.85 Family Ticket (5 people) £15.15 Tropicanarama £3.55
- Newcasle Rock Pool is over eighty years old and a much beloved peice of history as generations of local people can claim to have enjoyed many summer days here. It is open air and consists of a single large swimming pool full of sea water. Although the water is cold, it is a unique way to enjoy a swim, especially on a hot summer day! Most locals can claim to have spent much of their summer holidays at the pool. It is always clean with lifeguards standing close by at all times. There is no part of it that is particularly shallow and you can dive into the deep end. There is a range of activities to be enjoyed including life saving lessons, gala days and nightswims. Prices for 2013 are: adult swim £2.20, child swim £1.60. You can stay at the pool all day with no time restrictions.