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Kilbroney Park

Signposted off the A2 | Rostrevor, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
44-28-4173-8134
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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English first
England
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221 reviews 221 reviews
122 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We spent a fabulous afternoon here, loved the scenery and thought the whole place was stunning. We drove to the top car park, parked and hiked the short but very steep climb up to the Big Stone. What fantastic views - across the water and over towards the hills the views are amazing. It was peaceful and quiet up there... More

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Arrived at Kilbroney park just after 2 today, admittedly I was a bit nervous most of the reviews I have read have been very positive, the negative though were just that. Well heres my honest and frank opinion! There is nothing negative, on arrival I was met by friendly helpful staff, given the rules and honestly not hard to follow,... More

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Crumlin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We have stayed at Kilbroney a few times now and never been disappointed. Nice 10 minute walk into Rostrevor, nice walks around the park itself (although do watch out for speeding mountain bikes!). Staff are very helpful, facilities spotlessly clean. Kids love it there so that means some peace and quiet for us - win, win!

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This council run Caravan Park is in a beautiful location very close to Rostrevor Village which is about 20 minutes walk through Kilbroney Park. There are forest walks, cycling trails, playground and picnic areas very close by. The Caravan Park is well run and maintained. The caravan pitches are hardstanding, each with electricity and water but be aware that some... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Lovely spot with some great activities, open spaces and walks as long as you don't mind the constant and steady flow of mountain bikes flying past you. We also had an ambulance show up to take somebody away. The view from the top car park is perfect for a picnic and the walk to cloughmore stone worth the sweat but... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had our first tent camping trip here over the Easter weekend, With twins aged 4 and a 9 year old. Weather was ok with on/ off rain showers. The campsite itself was brilliant and the toilet/ showers appeared to be cleaned in morning and night, they were not always clean though but this was down to the users themselves.... More

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Leven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Have stayed on campsite here previously. Brilliant for walking, freedom. Our dog, in particular, loves this area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

With two children under 5 enjoying three outdoors is not always so easy. Luckily we had lovely weather and a local advised a drive up to Kilroney. We drove to top carpark and our three year old was able to make the ten minute walk to Claughwell Rock, a lovely walk with fab views of Carlingford Loch as far as... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We went to Rostrevor on a youth weekend with church & on the Saturday we did an activity in Kilbroney Park. I was well impressed... Beautiful place - wide open space. They have a mountain bike trek which you can hire bikes from the park. But you can also just take a walk, use the play park area with your... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We loved the Fairy Glen - it was a beautiful walk along a river, and there were some wonderful photo ops.

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