Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Newcastle

The mountains, forests and ocean views are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Newcastle. Revered for its spas, golfing and hiking, this city is both relaxing and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Newcastle

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Newcastle a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal County Down Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Exploris Aquarium (18 mi / 29 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Newcastle

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, June, July, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 18°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Newcastle

Travellers appreciate the magnificent mountain views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Newcastle has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Newcastle Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Slieve Donard (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Castlewellan Forest Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Slieve Bearnagh (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Slieve Binnian (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Slieve Muck (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newcastle

The nearest airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), located 27.2 mi (43.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 32.8 mi (52.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Newcastle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 59 holiday rentals around Newcastle. From 16 holiday houses to 26 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Newcastle is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newcastle?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Newcastle. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newcastle Beach: 114 holiday rentals
  • Royal County Down Golf Course: 118 holiday rentals
  • Dundrum Castle: 117 holiday rentals
  • La Belle Femme Nail Bar & Beauty Lounge: 114 holiday rentals
  • Newcastle Community Cinema: 111 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newcastle listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newcastle?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 16 Houses in Newcastle. Our other popular types of Newcastle holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newcastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Newcastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.