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Newry is a city of twocounties: its west half of Newry is situated in ambientCountyArmagh and its eastern half lies in timeless CountyDown. United by the 19th century town hall that traverses abridge crossing the river Clanrye, the historic divide between the two counties,this Northern Irish city is one of the country’sfastest growing tourist destinations.

It may be one of Ireland’soldest cities, but Newry blends a fascinating pastwith contemporary modern attractions. It is home to a premium shopping district,quirky cafes and trendy bars. There are some truly fine restaurants dotting thebanks of Newry Canal and architecture lovers canfeast their eyes on 1,000 years of historical buildings throughout the town. Newrypromises you an unforgettable visit.

The Finest Shops in Northern IrelandWithtwo premium commercial shopping centres, as well as local independent traders alongthe shore of the canal, there’s something for every shopper. Visit the ButtercraneCentre and The Quays, Newry’s two large retail and leisure complexes, andyou’ll be in good company as these draw crowds from all over Ireland. Why notcheck out Newry’s boutique shops and variety market too? They offer thefreshest local produce and unique handcrafted goods.

WhyNot Dine Out in Newry?FromFrench bistros to Chinese takeaways, why not try one of its delectableeateries? Peppering the cobbled streets alongside the river and canal, Newry’scentral district has a surprisingly continental feel. There are a great numberof gastro pubs in the area too, serving locally reared lamb and otherdelicacies to delight any diner.

Marvel at Newry’s ArchitectureWith1,000 years of history there’s an eclectic mix of architecture to be found, frommodern accomplishments – such the Newry’s contemporaryTrain Station – to Georgian townhouses in the centre. Why not visit Newbury’s12th century Cistercian Abbey? If nothing else, the city’s architecture isremarkable purely for its diversity. It’s rare to find somewhere with so muchof its early archaeological heritage intact.

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in NewryNo trip to the Emerald Isle would be completewithout a jaunt in the country. Newry is close to twodesignated areas of outstanding natural beauty. The MourneMountain range in County Down isone of the largest granite mountain ranges in Ireland, with a multiplicity ofactivities and wildlife. You could also visit the Ring of Gullion,in County Armargh that is host to the SlieveGullion natural forest, and dates back to the pre-Christian era.

Take a Break on the BeachAnamble along WarrenpointBeach, south of Newry on the edge of CarlingfordLough, makes for a great family day out. You will find stunningpanoramic views of the nearby countryside and for the more adventurous beachgoer, it also offers a number of leisure activities such as jet skiing orkayaking.

Booka trip to Newry todayWithso much on offer, Newry makes for the ideal blendof country and city. Why not book a trip today withExpedia?

Top hotels in Newry

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Killeavy Castle Estate
Killeavy Castle Estate
4 out of 5
12 Ballintemple Road, Newry, Northern Ireland
The price is £160 per night

Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Cooley Mountains and within 6 miles (10 km) of Ring of Gullion and Ballymacdermot Cairn. Slieve ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
amazing customer service

"amazing customer service"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Killeavy Castle Estate
Canal Court Hotel
Canal Court Hotel
4 out of 5
Merchants Quay, Newry, Northern Ireland
The price is £120 per night

Located in the heart of Newry, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Newry Town Hall and Newry Cathedral. Ring of Gullion and Ballymacdermot Cairn are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (305 reviews)
Very accommodating

"Double room booked, ended up with a twin room but communicate this to reception and it was changed immediately."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Canal Court Hotel
Belmont Hall
Belmont Hall
3.5 out of 5
18 Downshire Road, Newry, Northern Ireland
The price is £70 per night

Situated in Newry, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mile (2 km) of Newry Cathedral and Newry Town Hall. Ring of Gullion is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.

3.8/5Good! (140 reviews)
Comfortable stay

"Warm and comfortable,walking distance to the city."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Belmont Hall

Popular places to visit in Newry

Slieve Donard
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Slieve Donard

4.5/5(19 reviews)

Slieve Donard is the tallest mountain in Northern Ireland and boasts spectacular views of the County Down coast from its summit.

Ring of Gullion
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Ring of Gullion

Explore the great outdoors at Ring of Gullion, a lovely green space in Newry. While you're here, you can savour the top-notch restaurants.

Reviews of Newry


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22 Jan 2020

I enjoyed an inexpensive light lunch of Latvian Chicken Soup, Fresh Salad Sandwich and Pot of Tea in the "Romantic Restaurant" very near Newry Bus Station. I found the Newry people very friendly and more than helpful when I asked directions, etc.

3/5 - Okay

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8 Sep 2019

smaller than i thought, people very friendly, everyone says hello,

5/5 - Excellent

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5 Sep 2019

Good shopping, lots of eateries. Easy to navigate

5/5 - Excellent

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3 Apr 2019

It's Newry haha. It's a good town and I recommend it. Still Newry though.