Happy Vale - Bearnagh Cottage

Cyclists WelcomeFamilies WelcomeGolfers WelcomeWalkers Welcome
Just opened in 2014, Happy Vale, located in the heart of the Mourne Mountains, has two luxury cottages Bearnagh and Meelbeg separated by a courtyard. A walking equipment/bike store/heated drying room is provided. The cottages have been designed to suit families, walking groups, mountain bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts who want a warm cosy base with mountain walking from the door.

Situated on a hill farm close to Happy Valley in the Mourne Mountains. Happy Vale with a mountain stream running past is a smaller version of Happy Valley.

Bearnagh cottage has a stunning spacious live in kitchen/sun room with granite fireplace and wood burning stove. Outside a massive picnic table is perfect for groups eating outdoors while enjoying the sound of the stream babbling past. A car port is provided to help loading and unloading vehicles.

3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests:

• bedroom 1 – sleeps 2, king size bed with en-suite bathroom, TV
• bedroom 2 – sleeps 3, double bed and a single bed, TV
• bedroom 3 – sleeps 2, bunk beds

Luxury bathroom with separate shower and bath

Happy Vale is a showcase for environmentally friendly systems: Ground Source Heat Pump linked to under floor heating, Wood burning Stove, Solar hot water, Solar PV Electricity, Grey water system from our mountain spring for flushing toilets, External sockets for charging electric vehicles. All these features allow you to enjoy 4 star luxury while minimising your impact on the environment.

Large Screen TV with 5.1 Surround sound and Blue Ray/DVD player
Large wood burning stove with some firewood provided
Washing Machine
Tumble dryer available (coin operated)
Drying room for outdoor clothing
Microwave Oven
Hair Dryer
Ironing Facilities
TVs in bedrooms
Ample car parking including carport
Sheets and Towels Provided

Walkers welcome
Cyclists welcome

Under the nearby links our main interests would be:
Mourne Mountains
Tollymore Forest Park
Castlewellan Forest Park and Mountain bike trails
Rostrevor Forest Park and Mountain Bike Trails
Rooms and Units
1 x 3 Bedroom Unit (sleeps 7)
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Premises listed within this site are inspected every four years to ensure compliance with the relevant tourism legislation. Properties who are star graded are assessed on an annual basis.

Standard price:

Sept – Dec 2014 low season week £480, weekend £280

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

From Newcastle follow the signs for Tollymore Forest Park but pass by the entrance and keep following the B180 towards Newry.
You will pass through the village of Bryansford and continue towards Newry on the B180 for a further 4 miles then watch out for Moyad Road on your left.
Continue along Moyad Road for just over half a mile and Happy Vale is on your left after a farm.

From Newry follow the B8 towards Newcastle passing through Mayobridge and then Hilltown.
After you leave Hilltown, turn right onto the B27 following the signs for Newcastle.
Then after a mile turn left onto the B180, again following the signs for Newcastle.
After a further 3 miles, turn right onto Moyad Road.
Continue just over half a mile and Happy Vale is on your left after a farm.
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Families welcome
  • Golfers welcome
  • Walkers welcome
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Premises Address

30 Moyad Road, Kilcoo, Bryansford
Co Down
BT34 5LJ
Northern Ireland

Contact Details

Tel: (028) 6634 8136
Mob: 07811 287795