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The Briers Country House

3-starThis property has received its official star rating from Tourism NI.
39 Middle Tollymore Road, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, BT33 0JJ, United Kingdom

3-star guesthouse in Newcastle
  • Free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here


  • Warm friendly welcome. Clean comfortable room. Comfortable bed. Divine breakfast. Mar 11, 2019
  • Last minute booking was great unbelievable view of the mountain to Feb 1, 2019
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The Briers Country House

from £100
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  • 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


  • Tollymore Forest Park (18-minute walk)
  • Tollymore National Outdoor Centre (29-minute walk)
  • Murlough National Nature Reserve (32-minute walk)
  • 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

Getting around

  • Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City) 58-min drive
  • Free self-parking

At a glance

Key facts


  • 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

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
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

Superb 9.0 From 37 reviews

The Briers Country House
Newcastle stay
Was a very relaxing over Night stay in a clean and comfortable room.Breakfast was great also with plenty of choices and more food if requested.Location was great for walks into Tollymore forest and a short drive into Town.Also had a beautiful garden for relaxing in and admiring the beautiful views of the Mournes.
Chris, gb1 night romance trip
The Briers Country House
Very Good8.0
Awesome weekend
Lovely quiet and quaint please to stay. 10 min walk from mournes and the staff are a friendly and accommadating. My partner and I will be back again with a doubt.
Sam, gb2 night trip
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, gbRomance 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, gbRomance trip
The Briers Country House
Mourne mountain vista
Excellent and quiet location with views of the Mournes.
Arthur, gb2 night romance trip

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The Briers Country House

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