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Maureen was a lovely hostess and the Briers is an excellent B&B wit clean, spacious rooms, modern bathrooms with plenty of hot water and delicious breakfast. It is in a rural setting yet very close to Royal County Down. Stayed June 2016, travelled with friends. More recent reviews below:
“Warm Irish hospitality at its best… recommend a visit to The Briers if you want to see the Mourne Mountains” 5 of 5 stars. Reviewed 4 days ago. NEW This B & B was the last on our trip sadly, and it was beautiful, clean, warm and welcoming. We also would recommend a visit to […]
We found The Briers on the internet and booked in a hurry. On arrival, Maureen made us feel welcome and relaxed! The place was beautiful and clean and the walk-in shower was a godsend. A few minutes in a taxi from Dundrum and Newcastle, there was absolutely nothing to fault from the place. Oh, and […]
What our customers are saying...
Have just spent a lovely one night stay at this hotel. We were made very welcome by Maureen The bedroom was newly refurbished and the bed itself was the most comfortable I have ever slept in when away from home bar none. The room was very comfortable and cosy.- Can’t believe the bed!
Just spent a night at The Briers lovely house in the country with wonderful views of the mountains. Lovely welcome and taken to our room which was nice. The breakfast was really good very fresh and tasty and served in a lovely room overlooking garden.- Birthday Treat
Stayed over the period of the Irish Open, had a really great time, Maureen was a superb host sorting taxis out for our trips to the course. Rooms were excellent and the breakfast is 1st class. If you needed anything staff would do anything to get it for you. I would recommend a stay here as I will be back again.- Mr D Jones
Welcome to our Bed & Breakfast in Newcastle County Down
From the moment that you arrive to the morning of departure you will be made to feel welcome at all times. Nestled in the heart of South Down, our 18th Century Country House provides an excellent 3 star Bed & Breakfast in Newcastle County Down based at the foot of the Mourne Mountains whilst still being within easy reach of Newcastle and the many activities it has to offer. Just a 15-minute walk from the town, and less than an hour from the cities of Belfast, Newry and Lisburn, the Briers is in an ideal location for walkers, wedding guests and sight-seers alike.
For the more adventurous, we offer a fantastic location to begin to explore the varied terrain around the area, with plenty of outdoor centres to help you on your way, whilst the luxurious seaweed baths and nearby seaside spas offer a less strenuous way to recharge your batteries. Combined with breath-taking views, spacious and comfortable rooms and ever-friendly service, it’ll feel like a home from home in no time!
We look forward to welcoming you to the Briers Bed & Breakfast Newcastle, County Down, thank you for your interest.
Maureen Courtney & Terry Arthurs.