Murlough National Nature Reserve
Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
Murlough National Nature Reserve is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the National Trust and managed as Ireland’s first Nature Reserve since 1967. It is an excellent area for walking and bird watching.
Location / Directions
Bus: Ulsterbus No 20 between Belfast and Newcastle. For Murlough, alight at Lazy BJ Caravan Park after Dundrum. For Slieve Donard travel to Newcastle.
Car: For Murlough follow signs on A24, 2ml South of Dundrum. Parking for Slieve Donard in Newcastle or Bloody Bridge on A2, 2mls south of Newcastle.
Drive time: 45 minutes from Belfast.