Getting to the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Newcastle, County Down, lies in the South-East of Northern Ireland, 30 miles south of Belfast on the A24 and 85 miles north of Dublin. The Resort is ideally situated on the Irish Sea, along the shore of Newcastle Bay offering views of the sea, Mountains of Mourne and the Royal County Down Golf Course. The hotel faces south and is set on six acres of private grounds which lead directly to the town centre. 

By Rail

Newry Station: Operates direct service to Belfast and Dublin. Approximately 30 minutes.

Tel: 00 44 (0)28 9066 6630.

By Bus

Approximately 1 hour by bus from Newry. A regular service operates from Belfast. Journey time 1 hour 20 minutes.

Tel: 00 44 (0)28 9066 6630

By Air & Road

George Best Belfast City Airport
Tel: 00 44 (0)28 9093 9093

Situated 3 miles outside of Belfast. Follow signs onto the A2 and travel North to join the A55. Travel South West on the A55 and join the A24. Continue South on the A24. At Clough the road changes to the A2, follow this road south towards Newcastle. Approximately 1 hour by car.

Belfast International Airport
Tel: 00 44 (0)28 9448 4848

Situated 19 miles from the centre of Belfast. Follow signs onto the A52 and travel east to join the B101 at Nutts Corner. Travel South towards Lisburn and then take the A49 at Lisburn. Continue southbound on the A49 to Ballynahinch. At Ballynahinch take the A24 which takes you to Clough. At Clough take the A2 southbound and follow signs to Newcastle. Approximately 2 hours by car.

By Ferry

Belfast Stenaline
Operates an HSS ferry from Stranraer to Belfast. Journey time 1 hour 45 minutes.
Tel: 00 44 (0)8705 70 70 70

Larne P&O Port
Operates a high-speed jetliner service from Cairnryan to Larne. Journey time 50 minutes. Tel: 00 44 (0)870 600 4321

Operates an overnight service from Liverpool to Belfast. Journey time 8 hours.
Tel: 00 44 (0)870 600 4321

Dublin Port
P&O European Ferries operates a service from Liverpool to Dublin. Journey time is approximately 8 hours.
Tel: 00 44 (0)8705 980 333