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Bao & Bento

We’re super excited to bring you some fun in a bun, boxes of delight and classic asian dishes. We love what we do, we hope...

Spelga Dam

Spelga Dam is located about a 10 mile drive from Newcastle. It is a man made dam built in 1960. It is noted for it’s...

Slidderyford Dolmen (Wateresk)

Located just out side Newcastle on the way to Dundrum. More info to follow.

Slieve Bernagh

Slieve Bernagh means ‘mountain of the gap’ in Irish.  The summit is crowned by a number of rocky tors.

Slieve Binnian

Slieve Binnian is the third highest mountain in Northern Ireland.  The name comes from the rocky tors situated around the top of the mountain which...

Slieve Commedagh

Slieve Commedagh is the second highest mountain in the Mournes after Slieve Donard.  Slieve Commedagh stands for ‘the mountain of guarding/watching’.

Slieve Donard

Slieve Donard the the highest mountain of the Mournes and indeed Northern Ireland.  Slieve Donard means Donard’s Mountain, and is named after Saint Donard who...

Castle Park Boating Pond

The boating pond at Castle Park is great as part of a fun family day out. There is 22 pedalo swans for everyone to enjoy....

Newcastle Library

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...

Global Journeys

‘Global Journeys’, is the large silver ball that can be found on Newcastle’s Central Promenade.  It was Commissioned by Down District Council in 2005 and...