The magical Mournes

The magical Mournes

We went off up the coast to Killough to a plant swap event this weekend, an on the way home discovered one of our favourite views ever of the Mournes.  The A2 from Killough to Clough is surely one of the most picturesque routes we’ve been on and is definitely a trip we’d recommend to visitors, especially if they are visiting Castle Ward

Exploring Newcastle Co Down

Exploring Newcastle Co Down

A lovely programme from RTE about Newcastle Co Down, and the surrounding area, highlighting just how beautiful our area is. Walking on Newcastle beach,  walking in the Mournes, or sampling some of the great range of restaurants, pubs and cafes, Newcastle has become a...
Off grid Horse truck eco accommodation in the Mournes co Down

Off grid Horse truck eco accommodation in the Mournes co Down

Last year we discovered that our truck is as much loved by visitors as it was by us when we lived in it. A stay in the off grid horse truck is an opportunity to escape from connectivity completely. The truck has been fitted out with recycled materials, an is truly unique. No wifi, no mains power, the truck is run entirely from solar and batteries, and has a cosy box bed, living room with a woodburning stove, as well as a shower room, and a galley kitchen with a dining area. 

Birch Cottage Gift Vouchers

Birch Cottage Gift Vouchers

The ideal present – a Birch Cottage gift voucher. Available in £10, £20, £50 or £100 these can be redeemed against the cost of any booking at Birch Cottage made through our website during 2018. Just quote the code when you book. We are selling these through our Lackan Cottage Farm online shop, where you can pay securely online using a debit or credit card, or paypal.

Book Birch Cottage direct with our new website

Book Birch Cottage direct with our new website

Over 100 people have been to stay here in Birch Cottage now, and we’re delighted at the reaction from visitors. We have learned a lot about what makes this place special to visitors, and focused on making those things even better. Where else can you find your own private woodland, horses outside the door, and the spectacular Mourne Mountains as a backdrop? We are Green Tourism Gold rated, and Tourism Northern Ireland 4 Star rated.