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The Briers Country House

3-starThis property has received its official star rating from Tourism NI.
39 Middle Tollymore RoadNewcastleNorthern IrelandBT33 0JJUnited Kingdom

3-star guesthouse in Newcastle
  • Free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Lovely quiet and quaint please to stay. 10 min walk from mournes and the staff are a…Nov 26, 2018
  • great place to stay, quiet, very clean, not far out of town. would recommend to anyone!Sep 9, 2018
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The Briers Country House

from £97
  • Double or Twin Ensuite (Wet Room)
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite (1st Floor)
  • Double or Twin Room, Ensuite (Shower Over Bath)
  • Double Room, Ensuite ( Bathtub 1st Floor)
  • Luxury Cottage, Ensuite (Annie's Cottage)
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Ground Floor (wheelchair)

What’s around The Briers Country House


  • Newcastle Beach (34-minute walk)
  • Royal County Down Golf Course (36-minute walk)
  • Slieve Donard - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Castlewellan Forest Park - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Slieve Bearnagh - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Dundrum Castle - 5.5 mi / 8.8 km
  • Slieve Muck - 9.2 mi / 14.7 km
  • Legamanny Dolmen - 11 mi / 17.7 km

Getting around

  • Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City) 59-min drive
  • Free self-parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare


  • Pets allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

At the property

Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 31 reviews

The Briers Country House
We had a very relaxing and comfortable stay at The Briars . Enjoyed our stay in Newcastle. Hope to return soon.
Roberta, gb2 night trip
The Briers Country House
Very enjoyable stay. The owner and staff were really friendly and attentive. The room was spacious and comfortable and the breakfasts were great. Terrific scenic views all round.
I, gb2 night trip
The Briers Country House
Mourne mountain vista
Excellent and quiet location with views of the Mournes.
Arthur, gb2 night trip
The Briers Country House
Ideal stay and just a short taxi ride from Newcastle for a wedding in Slieve Donard. Fantastic breakfast 😃
Pauline, gb1 night trip
The Briers Country House
Briers guest house
Great value guest house friendly staff lovely rooms and best of all dog friendly! Great spot for those who like outdoor pursuits. Would recommend and we will be back!
MR and Mrs, gb1 night family trip

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The Briers Country House

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