Kilkeel 3.7 miles.
This well-presented lodge sits on the Shanlieve Holiday Park, a few miles from the harbour town of Kilkeel, County Down.
Well-presented throughout with off-road parking for 3 cars and open-plan living, Ruby is a delightful choice for a family looking to spend some time exploring this wonderful corner of Northern Ireland.
Upon arrival you are greeted by off-road parking directly outside the lodge, allowing you to easily unload your belongings.
Step inside and get comfortable on the sofa, curling up beside the electric fire as you catch up on your favourite TV series.
Cross over to the kitchen and start preparing a delicious meal, making use of the gas oven and hob, before serving up at the dining table and toasting to a much-needed escape with your loved ones.
Wash away the day in the shower room before escaping to either of the bedrooms to catch your rest; the master occupies a double with en-suite bathroom whilst the charming twin is ideal for children.
To the outside of Ruby is a decked area with furniture, encouraging you to kick back and enjoy an evening tipple, plus there’s a barbecue for when you fancy a grilled feast.
When you’re ready to explore, less than a mile away lies Cranfield Beach, a sloping, sandy stretch where you can build sandcastles and paddle in the shores.
The surrounding area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts; the nearby Mourne Mountains offer a plethora of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing.
The stunning Carlingford Lough, which stretches between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is a haven for water sports enthusiasts, with opportunities for sailing, kayaking, and fishing.Cross over on the ferry from Greencastle to Greenore into Carlingford with its pubs, restaurants and Carlingford Castle, visited by President Biden as his family left the area during the famine in 1849.
Head to the town of Kilkeel and explore a choice of shops, cafes, restaurants and traditional Irish pubs, or venture to the city of Newry through Rostrevor, Kilbroney Forest Park and Warrenpoint with some of the most picturesque views in Ireland.Learn about local history at Bagenal’s Castle or appreciate the stunning architecture of Newry Cathedral.
Escape to Ruby for a wonderful retreat to County Down.