Travel to County Down Vacation Rentals for Winter or Summer Getaways
Northern Ireland is a wonderland whether you visit in summer or winter. During the winter months, some County Down vacation rentals are available at very affordable rates, providing visitors with stunning views of the bay and mountains in Dundrum. Other County Down accommodations are closer to Dublin on Belfast Road, offering plenty of shopping and skiing at Mourne Mountains. Visitors to County Down cottages will find modern amenities at the available historic estates.
Dundrum County Down Vacation Rentals Are near Dundrum Castle and Norman Castle
Dundrum County Down vacation rentals are located four miles from Newcastle which is the nearest port town to Dundrum. The town is mostly known for Norman Castle. Travelers visiting County Down accommodations are welcome to tour Norman Castle and other sites of interest including Dundrum Castle. The castle has a circular keep with huge walls that allow visitors to look out at the sea. The castle was built in 1210 by John de Courcy. Courcy led the Norman invasion in 1177. Also close to County Down cottages in Dundrum is the Murlough Nature Reserve. It lies between Newcastle and Dundrum, and is known mostly for its sand dunes.
County Down Accommodations Are Close to Newcastle's Slieve Donard
Newcastle, County Down accommodations are located in an Irish seaside resort bordering the Irish Sea and Slieve Donard. Slieve Donard is one of Mourne Mountains. This region is perfect for visitors who enjoy sandy beaches and golfing. Many of County Down vacation rentals are located in the town proper, making it simple to visit the beach, shops and restaurants. Places of interest in Newcastle include The Bloody Bridge. The area had only one rebellion in 1641 which is thought to have given the bridge its name.
Looking Back at History in Bangor, Ireland at County Down Cottages
Bangor, County Down cottages are in another seaside resort area. However, Bangor is the largest city in County Down unlike Newcastle. The most important site near rentals in Bangor is Bangor Abbey. The Abbey was founded in 555 AD, according to the Annals of Ulster. Bangor offers sailing, sporting events, and music festivals, as well as a look into history.
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