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Rostrevor is a picturesque village nestling beneath the majestic Mourne Mountains on the eastern shores of Carlingford Lough. Despite its petite size, Rostrevor is popular among holiday-makers, campers and caravanners not only because of its idyllic location but for its sailing, hillside forests and folk music. The 4,000-acre Rostrevor Forest is filled mainly with coniferous trees, and visitors climbing through it by car or on foot are rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside from the Cloughmore Stone. This enormous boulder, standing almost 1,000 feet above the village, comes from the Ice Age but is more often associated, through local folklore, with the legendary giant Finn McCool. Below the sweeping heights of Rostrevor Forest lie the 91-acre Kilbroney Forest Park, with inviting walks and outdoor facilities, and the Oakwood National Nature Reserve, a smaller but older woodland. Nearby, a clearing called Fiddler's Green is the setting for an annual week-long festival of traditional Irish folk music, culture and craic, where families with children are promised a safe, fun and friendly experience. In Kilbroney Cemetery, history lives on in the ruins of an ancient church named after St Bronagh and a 5th Century cross thought to mark her grave.


Ross's Monument


Rostrevor Surgery

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Fearon Pub
Glenside Inn
Kilbroney Bar
Tall Man


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Convent of Mercy Primary School
Kilbroney Primary School


Siobhan Armstrong Solicitors


W J Sloan

Sports Clubs

Carlingford Lough Yacht Club (Sailing)

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Portpatrick Hotel (66.88 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

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Dunskey Guest House (67.08 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website
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Fernhill Hotel (67.08 miles)

Fernhill Hotel

With breath taking views over the village and harbour of the picturesque village of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the fantastic views, play the superb golf ... More | visit website

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Tigh Na Mara Hotel (69.37 miles)

Tigh Na Mara Hotel

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Tigh na Mara Hotel boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of a beautiful stretch of unspoilt, sandy beach. This area features some of Scotland’s most spectacular coastline ... More

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Torrs Warren Country House Hotel (70.26 miles)

Torrs Warren Country House Hotel

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A quiet family run hotel ideal for the ferry to Ireland or exploring the Rhins in the southwest of Scotland. We have a licensed bar and restaurant and all the ... More

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Cross Haven Guest House (72.27 miles)

Cross Haven Guest House

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Mick and Gayle Holmes guarantee you a warm welcome on your arrival at Cross Haven. It is a beautiful Victorian villa refurbished by us to a high standard. Formerly a ... More

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Fernlea Guest House (72.28 miles)

Fernlea Guest House

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Close to Stranraer’s town centre and ferry port, this charming family-run bed and breakfast is housed in an attractive, stone-built Victorian property, boasting fine original woodwork and ceilings. With just 3 rooms, ... More

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Abonny Guest House (72.35 miles)

Abonny Guest House

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Abonny Guest House is a family bed and breakfast accommodation situated close to Stranraer town centre, ferry, rail and bus terminals.The guest house is totally non-smoking and offers both en-suite ... More

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Marine House Hotel (72.38 miles)

Marine House Hotel

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Jim & Fiona Wood welcome you to the Marine House Hotel website. Our well furnished and decorated hotel is in the town of Stranraer, in the southwest of Scotland. We ... More

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The Swan Inn (72.43 miles)

The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn offers the perfect place to stay when in Stranraer. Centrally located in Sheuchan Street, opposite the excellent Agnew Park with great views across Loch Ryan, located only 3 minutes drive from the ... More | visit website

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