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YEW WOOD COTTAGE

4 STAR SELF CATERING ACCOMMODATION

25 Faughilletra Road, Jonescorough, Newry, Co. Down, BT35 8JE

LEISURE FACILITIES

Entertainment -  Your local, Murphy’s Pub, where you will receive a warm welcome, with entertainment and cuisine to suit everyone’s taste.  Vibrant Newry City and Dundalk Town are just a taxi drive away where you can enjoy the various clubs and nightlife on offer.

Angling - Fishing at Camlough Lake, Carlingford Lough etc, please go to TIC website for details.

Golf Courses - there are many golf courses within easy distance such as Cloverhill golf club (Mullaghbawn), Greenore Golf Club (Carlingford), Cloghogue Golf Inn (Newry) etc

Horse Riding - Greenvale Equestrian Centre (Forkhill), Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Trekking Centre (Ravensdale) etc

HILL WALKING AND SCENIC DRIVES

This is a wonderful area for hill walking and scenic drives.  Below are just some of the local places of interest;

Explore the “Ring of Gullion”, an area of outstanding natural beauty, using mountain paths, forest trails or the 10 km drive around the slopes. Sample the rich history and myth & legends going back over 6000 years. Relax and unwind in the coffee shop and restaurant located in the courtyard or enjoy a picnic while the kids are entertained in the forest play park.

  “Kilnasaggart Stone” is right on your doorstep in nearby Jonesborough and boasts the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland going back to the 8th century.

The ruins of the 17th century Moyry Castle built on a natural hillock to guard and secure the gap of the north, an ancient route from Ulster.

Why not visit picturesque Carlingford, it is steeped in history with many important pre-historic & medieval sites.  Then relax and enjoy a drink in “Taaffes Castle Pub” which is part of the 16th century Taaffes Castle.

For more places to visit both locally and further afield please go to the TIC website for ideas.

The nearest TIC s: “Newry Tourist Information Centre

SURROUNDING AREA

Meigh Village, located approx 1½ miles from the cottage, has a post office and supermarket, Meigh Pharmacy, a laundry service and “Murphy’s Pub” and Takeaway, Meigh Plaice, for your convenience.  Also, there is a 5 star Hair and Beauty establishment “Gifted Hair & Beauty Salon” which will cater to all your needs.

SHOPPING

Newry City located approximately 6 miles away

Dundalk Town located approximately 8 miles from the cottage