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Newcastle Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 33 photos

Newcastle/An Caislean Nua

Situated in the North of Ireland this is a popular resort.
As the saying goes 'where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'. The area has a new promenade built and will be completed in 2007. Newcastle is a haven for walkers, cyclists, golfers and many other interests. It's main forest park is Tollymore which has a number of waymarked trails the longest around 19km. Slieve Donard (2796ft) 853mts is the highest mountain in the range and can be reached starting at Donard Car Park close to the promenade and following the route along the Glen River. photo's later!

Slieve Binnian 2449ft

Slieve Binnian as viewed from Silent Valley

Binnian

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great for the outdoor type, Great Promenade, Family Resort
  • Cons:No indoor Council swimming Pool Complex
  • In a nutshell:Great place to live, friendly,great coastal & mountain scenery.
  • Intro Updated Jan 20, 2007
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  • Dyesebel's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2007 at 11:38 PM

    Makes me want to visit Newcastle again;) Great pictures!

  • northeast80's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2007 at 12:08 PM

    Well should have checked out your Newcastle page before asking to hear something about the place! Keep it coming. Emma.

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