5 August

“Second Visit. New owner a winner!” – New Review from Trip Advisor

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“Second Visit. New owner a winner!” – New Review from Trip Advisor

This was our second stay at The Briers. The new owner is making amazing improvements. The rooms are being upgraded and new ones added. The breakfast was excellent. We will be booking our third visit very soon. Stayed September 2015

23 July

Beautiful! – Review from Trip Advisor

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Beautiful! – Review from Trip Advisor

Stayed last weekend for one night as a getaway break for my Aunt. What a beautiful place – just 5 minutes from Newcastle town centre by car at the foot of the Mournes. Lovely room and breakfast to die for – couldn’t finish it all! Thank you so much to Maureen and staff for a wonderful […]

29 June

One of the best B&B’s I’ve ever visited

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One of the best B&B’s I’ve ever visited

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:

25 June

Another 5 Star Review!

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Another 5 Star Review!

“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 […]

22 June

New Trip Advisor Review: “Friendly, Clean & Quaint”

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New Trip Advisor Review: “Friendly, Clean & Quaint”

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 […]

3 June

Lovely new review from Air BNB for Annie’s Cottage…

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Lovely new review from Air BNB for Annie’s Cottage…

This is a beautiful little property in a lovely part of the world. Attached to a bed and breakfast, this listing is separate from the main building has been recently renovated. Spacious, comfortable it can comfortably accommodate a good group / families. Ample space and finished to a high standard, with all the necessities this […]

25 May

Afternoon Tea at The Briers – Top Review!

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Afternoon Tea at The Briers – Top Review!

Myself and two friends had a wonderful visit to the Briers. We booked Afternoon tea and were not disappointed. A wonderful variety of fresh home made goodies and great selection of tea awaited us as well as a very warm welcome from the owner. They made us feel very welcome, without being over friendly. They […]

8 May

Truly fantastic & memorable stay – Trip Advisor Review!

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Truly fantastic & memorable stay – Trip Advisor Review!

Recently stayed for one night at Briers Country House while attending a wedding a nearby hotel. It is a true hidden gem!! Could not have asked for better hospitality from Maureen the owner. She went out of her way to help us and ensure that we had everything we needed. The room was fantastic and […]

24 April

New Trip Advisor Review! 5 Stars – A Gem!

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New Trip Advisor Review! 5 Stars – A Gem!

The newly furnished room was huge as was the en suite. Quite a surprise to find such a tasteful, peaceful place in what is a busy, touristy area. Our room and everything else about our two night stay should have been graded 4 star easily. Stayed April 2016, travelled as a couple Read more here…

8 April

5 Star Review “Slugsontour” Latest

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5 Star Review “Slugsontour” Latest

Very pleasant stay, lovely reception from hostess, this is our second visit to Briers now. Very peaceful and relaxing surroundings. The room is of good standard, the bed is to die for, would probably rate the room a solid 8/10. Breakfast is lovely local produce, very enjoyable! Cannot wait to book our third visit already!! […]