4 March

Newcastle Bed and Breakfast is a Hidden Gem

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Newcastle Bed and Breakfast is a Hidden Gem

5 Star Review on Trip Advisor! What a real surprise to find this beautiful B&B by accident. Had thought about staying in a hotel initially but I’m so glad we decided to stay at The Briers. The room was beautiful, the breakfast was excellent and it was only 5 mins by taxi into Newcastle. Although […]

1 February

Wonderful in so many ways!

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“I had the most enjoyable nurturing time in this tranquil setting next to the Mourne Mountains. The house is run by a very friendly, welcoming lady, Maureen. My room was so comfortable and clean with all modern amenities and the breakfast was lavish and also had a vegetarian choice. I would certainly stay here again […]

14 December

Relaxing Stay!

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Relaxing Stay!

Latest review from Trip Advisor – Thank you! 5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12th December 2015 via mobile “Great place to stay. Friendly host, comfortable room and excellent food. We were the only people staying and we we upgraded and slept soundly in the comfortable bed (even with storm Desmond raging outside!) We would thoroughly […]

23 November

Highly recommend

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Another great review for The Briers! “First visit to The Briers. From the minute we arrived the service was excellent. Our room was one of the deluxe ones and was beautiful, ensuite was spacious and all really well laid out. Tea coffee and bottled water available in the room. The house has had a lot […]

15 September

Now thats what I call an Ulster Fry!

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Now thats what I call an Ulster Fry!

Another great review –  I really can’t fault this little gem of a B&B. Firstly, it’s ideally situated just outside Newcastle which is really handy for accessing all of Co. Down’s attractions. Secondly, the service and facilities are great with all that you require to make your stay hassle free. Thirdly, and most importantly, the […]

9 August

“Nice, short, lovely stay at The Briers”

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Lovely new review for us, and we are working on getting the wifi signal to go through our very thick listed walls so that we have it in all rooms…   Stayed here myself and a few friends as we were checking out the Mournes. Lovely B&B. Nice comfy room, with a nice bed and […]

16 July

Travelling for a Wedding

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Recent great review from Trip Advisor for The Briers: “Wedding” Reviewed 3 days ago NEW “I cannot rate Maureen’s hospitality highly enough. Myself and wife plus nephew’s and their partners stayed here for a recent Wedding. It was like home from home; GOOD BREAKFAST, clean comfy rooms and the surroundings were beautiful. THANK YOU MAUREEN […]

26 June

Brilliant latest review on Trip Advisor!

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“Country Escape” Touring Ireland with a group of 8 plus a tour leader, we stayed here our first 2 nights of tour. The gardens were beautiful with facilities to sit and enjoy an afternoon get together. The hostess was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was fresh and cooked to order, best fruit salad I’ve ever […]