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Mourne Coastal Route (from Newcastle)

Central Promenade, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0AA
Newcastle view of Mourne Mountains

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The Mourne Coastal Route has a many start off points from the County Down coastline, Mourne Mountains and on to the city of Newry.  Follow the signage along the route.

From Newcastle County Down, set off through the town out towards Bloody Bridge and follow the Mourne Coastal Route (signed long the A2) to the village of Annalong continue on 5 miles to the fishing port of Kilkeel, and continue to follow the route, enjoy the beautiful scenes of sea and mountain views, finally the coastal element will end in Warrenpoint.  Follow the road signage from Warrenpoint to Newry City.

Spend time in the historic city of Newry and follow the route back to Newcastle through the area of Hilltown (B8) enjoy the change in scenery from seaside to mountains and finally approach in Newcastle.


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Road Directions

A2 Coastal route through Annalong, Kilkeel. Rostrevor and Warrenpoint

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