Camlough 3.4 miles.
Perched on the outskirts of the bustling city of Newry near Camlough in County Down, is this spacious bungalow, Ballinliss Cottage.
All-ground-floor and sleeping up to six guests, Ballinliss Cottage makes for a superb family getaway, enjoying expansive views over Slieve Gulion and easy access to the beautiful surrounding areas like Loughgall.
Step into the generous open-plan living space, where you can look forward to whipping up delicious meals for your guests in the amply equipped kitchen, with handy dishwasher for keeping your space tidy.
Settle down around the dining table, where you can tuck-in to a lovingly-prepared meal as you discuss plans for the days ahead.
After your meal, retire to the plush sofas with a glass of wine and select your favourite film to watch on the wall-mounted TV.
Indulge in a refreshing shower, followed by popping on fresh pyjamas and rustling up a mug of hot chocolate.
Take advantage of the convenient utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, perfect for putting muddy clothes on a spin after a day of exploring.
Just off the utility room is a cloakroom, ensuring there are no morning queues for the bathroom!
As your eyes grow heavy, retire to one of three well-presented bedrooms, two king-size and a twin with cot, each perfect for catching your rest in.
Awake from a leisurely slumber and join your guests in the garden at the delightful picnic bench for morning coffee, as the little ones laugh and play on the play set.
Venture into the city centre of Newry, where you can brush up on the local history at Bagenal’s Castle, an informative museum housed in a historic, small castle, or take in the fascinating architecture of the Newry Cathedral.
You will be spoilt for choice with the plethora of shops, restaurants and pubs on offer, ideal for those evenings where you don’t feel like cooking.
On the outskirts of the city centre, you will find the impressive 18th-century Derrymore House, a traditional thatched house that sits amongst a beautiful landscape.
Nearby, is the idyllic village of Camlough, home to an expansive loch of which it is named after, as well as the magnificent Camlough Mountain, part of the Ring of Gullion, which offers superb views over the town.
Take the drive to Ballinamara, home to the glorious sands of Templetown Beach, where you can build sandcastles with the little ones, paddle the shores, or take to the waters for a swim or trying your hand at one of the many water sports available.
Delve into the past at the 15th-century Kilwirra Church Ruins, a perfect setting to soak up history, along with the nearby Our Lady’s Well.
For an unforgettable escape to the heart of Northern Ireland, choose Ballinliss Cottage.