Newcastle Youth Hostel

Address: 30 Downs Rd, Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT33 0AG, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 30 Downs Rd, Newcastle, is near Royal County Down Golf Club, Murlough National Nature Reserve, Dundrum Castle, and Slieve Donard Spa.
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Travel Blogs from Newcastle


A travel blog entry by rachbeat on Aug 08, 2013

... blimmin sun rises at 4.15am. It's really playing havoc on my body clock. 4.15am is about as daylight as 7.00am in NZ so I naturally wake at that time. It's 5.15am at the minute and I'm up writing on my travel pod as I just can't sleep....I'm hoping by the end of the week we adjust and get back into a normal sleep pattern. Today Sam and I are heading off to have a day to ourselves in Belfast City - im super excited about that! We haven't ventured into Belfast city yet so I can't ...

Sligo to Belfast

A travel blog entry by maccaj8 on Apr 27, 2013

1 comment, 8 photos

... he was killed. Is a very beautiful area. We finally made it into Northern Ireland, drove through the blue stack mountains, over the Doyle rive to Derry or Londonderry, depending on which side you are on, was very interesting to hear some of the history of the loyalists and Catholics, is funny, one side you see the British flag and on the other side of the road you see the Irish flag. We really loved Derry, what a beautiful city, as Northern Ireland has been a ...

The Belfast "Peace Wall"

A travel blog entry by djsheed on Jul 22, 2012

63 photos

... power. All those who don’t subscribe to this are below us.”

I then cut down a street that indicated where the wall was. Again, I diced through neighborhoods in which not one door was flagless. They were not nice looking places, just basic no nonsense units: all compact and connected with one another. However, they all had huge flags.

I reached the wall after walking through this neighborhood. I was stunned, amazed, and any other synonyms that can ...

War and Peace in the capital

A travel blog entry by apoc100 on Feb 22, 2011

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... The Troubles including the pub where the first bomb was set off that ignited it.

We started off at the Shankhill estate where we saw the home of Johnny "Mad dog" Adair, the former leader of the Ulster Freedom Fighters. Here, many of the houses had painted murals depicting certain aspects of their political and religious alignment. One mural depicted a member of the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) holding a gun that pointed to the viewer wearing ...

The Mourne Mountains

A travel blog entry by steveandkat on Nov 15, 2010

53 photos

... than against it and knock it down. The Mourne Wall is no different. As we reached the Mourne Wall, the winds became much stronger and brought on a piercing chill. Steve and I took cover from the wind by sitting up against the wall, but the cracks let some of the wind through.

We ate a little food, rested our legs and summed up the courage to continue. The top of Slieve Donar wasn't that much further, but from here on it was very steep. The path was ...