Beach House

22 Downs Road, Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, BT33 0AG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Newcastle

Dundrum Castle

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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... over the ruins. There was a round keep, the outside wall, and the remains of a mansion. It was an aesthetically pleasing castle, as castles go, and it was nice to have it to ourselves.

Newcastle, a little further down the coast, in the shadow of the mountains, was an out of season tourist town. The Tropical Pools were, sensibly, shut, but the ice-cream parlour was still serving. We ...

Belfast

A travel blog entry by lishinlondon

168

... but his Northern Irish accent was so thick it took me ten minutes to realise he was actually speaking English to me. Apparently my smile and nod tactic wasn’t working as he had actually been trying to ask me questions.

Once we broke the communication barrier it turned out he was really entertaining and knowledgeable, he asked me why I wanted to go to the Titanic exhibition and then promptly told me not to. He warned me it was an interactive exhibition and not so much ...

"The Troubles" - Belfast Style

A travel blog entry by epicurist

79

... who fought in WWI - identified by the color of their uniforms) inflicted much abuse on the Irish. In 1920, Ireland was divided into the Irish Free State (26 counties consisting of the Catholic majority) and Northern Ireland (6 counties with majorities consisting of Protestants and Unionists). The majority in the six counties in the North wanted to remain part of Britain.

This compromise lead to the Irish Civil War. ...

Beers and bands

A travel blog entry by patches_mcgee

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... Grainne - another of the McKenna clan whom I met a few days ago after babysitting at her house. Grainne graciously gave up a night to take me across town to The Empire for more beers and an amazing live set by Matt McGinn. We managed to chat between beautifully rendered cover versions of sentimental favourites and have a fantastic night and plan an even better day for tomorrow...


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The Global Breakdown

A travel blog entry by eoinontour

... bathing on famous beaches across the globe, surfing in Floripa, street partying in Rio, and 100s of other activities...

I THINK IT IS FAIR TO SAY WE DIDN`T HOLD BACK, THAT IS HOW TO TRAVEL!!!

So farewell folks, I hope the blog has been interesting for you as much as it has helped us document our travels...it has been one hell of a year and hard to believe this is the end...or is it!!!!

One more time, this is Eoin, over and out.

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Location

This hotel, located on 22 Downs Road, Newcastle, is near Murlough National Nature Reserve, Dundrum Castle, Slieve Donard Spa, and Newcastle Tourist Information Centre.
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