Golf Breaks in Northern Ireland, playing golf at Royal County Down.
Nestling at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne, the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa stands in six acres of immaculate private grounds. A golden strand of beach borders one side while the mighty Royal County Down golf links frames the other. This lovingly maintained Victorian hotel is now home to one of Europe’s finest resort Spas and is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or even grander events.
The hotel boasts 180 luxurious bedrooms, including 100 new Executive and Resort rooms and six magnificent Suites, many of which have stunning panoramic views over the Mountaine of Mourne and County Down coastline. All bedrooms are finished in tasteful, traditional styles with every modern comfort, including our famous cloud beds. Add this to the Spa facilities and proximity to one of the world’s finest golf courses and you have a holiday destination or conference centre capable of proudly taking stage with the world’s best resorts.
Just 30 miles south of Belfast and 90 miles north of Dublin, the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa is perfect for golf breaks, and although you may never want to venture away from the sumptuous luxury and exquisite surroundings, there are a range of must visit local attractions all within close proximity to the Hotel. The Mountains of Mourne are on our doorstep and are a fantastic walking and climbing experience. Tollymore Forest Park, which is just a few minutes drive away, is simply breathtaking and Silent Valley, Castlewellan Country Park, Murlough Bay Nature Reserve are all nearby. Less than ten miles away lie the delights of Downpatrick, home to St Patrick’s Visitor Centre and Grave, (a world Christian Heritage Site) and countless opportunities for horse riding, fishing, sailing, off-road driving, mountaineering and windsurfing.
At the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa guests can experience the finest culinary delights in all our restaurants, and the chefs pride themselves on using the finest fresh local seasonal produce to create an array of delicious menus. Breakfast, dinner and the famous Afternoon Tea and Sunday Lunch are served in the famous Oak Restaurant, with its charming beams and fabulous central fireplace. The hotel boasts an extensive range of dining and socialising options including, Chaplin’s Bar and the Spa’s Lighthouse Lounge. The Percy French Inn, complete with log fire, is a cosy informal bar and restaurant which lies within the resort – perfect for a tasty lunch or pint by the fireside. Warm you up after a game of golf on the links.
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