Cranfield Cottage Guidebook

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Cranfield Cottage Guidebook

City/town information
Beautiful harbour town with all you need for your stay. There are great takeaways, restaurants, a hotel and a good walk along the harbour and beach. Do the weekly shop at Asda, shop at the nearby Cunningham's deli and grab a coffee and treat at Honeybee to make your day!
Kilkeel
Beautiful harbour town with all you need for your stay. There are great takeaways, restaurants, a hotel and a good walk along the harbour and beach. Do the weekly shop at Asda, shop at the nearby Cunningham's deli and grab a coffee and treat at Honeybee to make your day!
Annalong is a great place to go for walks. There is the Annalong coastal path and the historic Cornmill. Annalong is a 10 min drive from the house.
Annalong
Annalong is a great place to go for walks. There is the Annalong coastal path and the historic Cornmill. Annalong is a 10 min drive from the house.
25 minutes by car is the famous Newcastle Co Down. Visit the Slieve Donard Hotel for afternoon tea, walk along the promenade and shop local - there is so much to do here not to mention climbing Slieve Donard mountain from the Donard Car park!
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Newcastle
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25 minutes by car is the famous Newcastle Co Down. Visit the Slieve Donard Hotel for afternoon tea, walk along the promenade and shop local - there is so much to do here not to mention climbing Slieve Donard mountain from the Donard Car park!
Historic and picturesque town with restaurants, cafes and shops. Enjoy lunch in the old schoolhouse cafe or have a coffee and treat to go from Evanlay coffee in the square before going for a walk along the fairy glen!
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Rostrevor
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Historic and picturesque town with restaurants, cafes and shops. Enjoy lunch in the old schoolhouse cafe or have a coffee and treat to go from Evanlay coffee in the square before going for a walk along the fairy glen!
Warrenpoint is a 20 min drive from the house. Here you can walk along the promenade, enjoy lunch at Whistledown hotel or Diamond restaurant and then take the kids to play in the local park or book a game of tennis!
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Warrenpoint
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Warrenpoint is a 20 min drive from the house. Here you can walk along the promenade, enjoy lunch at Whistledown hotel or Diamond restaurant and then take the kids to play in the local park or book a game of tennis!
Sightseeing
with 15-20 mins drive you can climb Binnian or Donard. For Binnian drive to Carrick LIttle carpark and follow the well trodden path to the top. Grab a coffee and snack in the coffee shop at the carpark after your climb! For Donard drive to Bloody Bridge and park in the carpark with facilities and follow the crowd to the top along the mourne wall
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Mourne Mountains
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with 15-20 mins drive you can climb Binnian or Donard. For Binnian drive to Carrick LIttle carpark and follow the well trodden path to the top. Grab a coffee and snack in the coffee shop at the carpark after your climb! For Donard drive to Bloody Bridge and park in the carpark with facilities and follow the crowd to the top along the mourne wall
Only a short walk away is Cranfield Alpacas. Book a visit and take the Alpacas for a walk along the beach!
Cranfield Alpacas
37 Cranfield Road
Only a short walk away is Cranfield Alpacas. Book a visit and take the Alpacas for a walk along the beach!
Kilbroney is an excellent Forest park with everything you need for a great day out - mountain bike trails, walking routes including the Ulster way and the Narnia trail for kids. Enjoy a coffee in the onsite Synge and Byrne cafe or walk into the nearby Rostrevor
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Kilbroney Park
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Kilbroney is an excellent Forest park with everything you need for a great day out - mountain bike trails, walking routes including the Ulster way and the Narnia trail for kids. Enjoy a coffee in the onsite Synge and Byrne cafe or walk into the nearby Rostrevor
Superb walks and a little Cafe!
Carrick Little (Slieve Binnian) Car Park
74 Oldtown Road
Superb walks and a little Cafe!
Take the kids to the park, enjoy a picnic and walk the whole way to the dam!
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Silent Valley Reservoir
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Take the kids to the park, enjoy a picnic and walk the whole way to the dam!
enjoy the beautiful views from the easy to climb Hen mountain!
Spelga Dam
enjoy the beautiful views from the easy to climb Hen mountain!
From this car park you can walk to Foffany dam, climb Doan or Slieveloughshannon Mountain
Ott Car Park
From this car park you can walk to Foffany dam, climb Doan or Slieveloughshannon Mountain
Beautiful sandy beach and caravan park with cafe and takeaway facilities. Enjoy easy access to the beach for jetskis or paddleboarding
Cranfield Beach
Beautiful sandy beach and caravan park with cafe and takeaway facilities. Enjoy easy access to the beach for jetskis or paddleboarding
for a long day out travel to the famous Giants Causeway. Its a 2 hours 15 min drive but boy is it worth it. Experience the roar of the Atlantic Ocean in your face as you climb the stones!
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Giants Causeway
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for a long day out travel to the famous Giants Causeway. Its a 2 hours 15 min drive but boy is it worth it. Experience the roar of the Atlantic Ocean in your face as you climb the stones!
Visit the world famous Titanic Exhibition centre in Belfast which is a 1 hour 15 min journey by car. Book the fantastic tour and then enjoy a walk along the waters edge to the nearby SSE arena and Odyssey Pavillion where there are great restaurants, a cinema and bowling - a great family day out.
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Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way, Queens Road
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Visit the world famous Titanic Exhibition centre in Belfast which is a 1 hour 15 min journey by car. Book the fantastic tour and then enjoy a walk along the waters edge to the nearby SSE arena and Odyssey Pavillion where there are great restaurants, a cinema and bowling - a great family day out.
Game of thrones tours can be booked in Belfast or at Castleward, Strangford which is a 1 hour journey by car.
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Game of Thrones Tours
21 Botanic Ave
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Game of thrones tours can be booked in Belfast or at Castleward, Strangford which is a 1 hour journey by car.
Enjoy this panoranic view if you get to the top!
Doan
Enjoy this panoranic view if you get to the top!
Another great walk for families and kids - Slieve Meelmore
Slieve Meelmore
Another great walk for families and kids - Slieve Meelmore
Mountain lovers will enjoy this medium difficulty climb
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Slieve Meelbeg
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Mountain lovers will enjoy this medium difficulty climb
18 holes on this beautiful parkland course is a great way to put in an afternoon!
Kilkeel Golf Club
18 holes on this beautiful parkland course is a great way to put in an afternoon!
Travel to Newcastle to play at this world famous course.
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Royal County Down Golf Club
36 Golf Links Rd
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Travel to Newcastle to play at this world famous course.
Tollymore is a 35 minute drive from the house. It is great for walks and picnics and there is a good kids park too. Experience the historical bridges and even walk the whole way along the river to Newcastle if you are feeling fit!
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Tollymore Forest Park
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Tollymore is a 35 minute drive from the house. It is great for walks and picnics and there is a good kids park too. Experience the historical bridges and even walk the whole way along the river to Newcastle if you are feeling fit!
Beautiful lake with a great 2 mile easy walk around it. There are great facilities and a cafe, Maze and play park
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Castlewellan Forest Park
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Beautiful lake with a great 2 mile easy walk around it. There are great facilities and a cafe, Maze and play park
Just 45 mins away is the fabulous Gosford Forest Park where there really is something for everyone- Mountain Bike and various walking trails as well as 5 fantastic play parks on an adventure play trail!
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Gosford Forest Park
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Just 45 mins away is the fabulous Gosford Forest Park where there really is something for everyone- Mountain Bike and various walking trails as well as 5 fantastic play parks on an adventure play trail!
Great fun for all ages!
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Formula Karting
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Great fun for all ages!
Neighbourhoods
Take the ferry from Greencastle over to Greenore and enjoy a day in beautiful Carlingford. You can walk, cycle or take the car!
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Greenore
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Take the ferry from Greencastle over to Greenore and enjoy a day in beautiful Carlingford. You can walk, cycle or take the car!
Cycle to Carlingford from Greenore when you get the ferry. Grab lunch and walk through the cobble streets before heading back to the house for a restful evening!
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Carlingford
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Cycle to Carlingford from Greenore when you get the ferry. Grab lunch and walk through the cobble streets before heading back to the house for a restful evening!
Food scene
Here you can shop local for excellent food or book a table at the superb Bistro where you are guaranteed to have the best steak you have ever had!
Cunningham Butchers, Food Hall, Bistro & Steak House - Kilkeel
13 Newcastle Street
Here you can shop local for excellent food or book a table at the superb Bistro where you are guaranteed to have the best steak you have ever had!
a lovely little restaurant - great value for both breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Port O Call
13 Bridge Street
a lovely little restaurant - great value for both breakfast, lunch and dinner!
An excellent stop off for great coffee and doughnuts!
Honey Bee Bakery & Cafe
11 Bridge Street
An excellent stop off for great coffee and doughnuts!
Fantastic new bistro in Rostrevor - just 15 mins by car from the house
The Church
Fantastic new bistro in Rostrevor - just 15 mins by car from the house
High quality hotel in Warrenpoint for a drink or dinner! Enjoy a cocktail in the outside patio with views of the bay.
The Whistledown Hotel
6 Seaview
High quality hotel in Warrenpoint for a drink or dinner! Enjoy a cocktail in the outside patio with views of the bay.
Great for lunch, Coffee or takeaway pizza!
The Old School House Cafe
Great for lunch, Coffee or takeaway pizza!
Excellent food on the way to Annalong or Newcastle
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The Galley Take Away & Restaurant
43 Kilkeel Rd
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Excellent food on the way to Annalong or Newcastle
Award winning Fish&Chips!
Pit Stop Fast Food
Award winning Fish&Chips!