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Flagstaff Viewpoint

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R173, Newry, Northern Ireland
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Take care driving.

I've been here quite often, as a local it's THE place to take friends visiting. The view over the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
killeavypete56
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Newry, United Kingdom
Great views over the Newry river, Newry and Carlingford Lough

Its just a small drive up the hill. Once you get there the views are already incredible from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Erikz_nl
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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R173, Newry, Northern Ireland
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"stunning views"
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"lovely place"
in 2 reviews
"mourne mountains"
in 3 reviews
"cooley"
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"carlingford"
in 7 reviews
"stroll"
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"lough"
in 8 reviews
"picnic"
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"ireland"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been here quite often, as a local it's THE place to take friends visiting. The view over the Clanrye river, and Carlingford Loch is a must. The only downside is getting there, either from the Omeath Rd, or Dublin Rd, also the view can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its just a small drive up the hill. Once you get there the views are already incredible from the parking lot, but you can walk up a little bit as well for even better views. We were there on a clear day and the river...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a clear day you have a stunning view of Carlingford Lough, Cooley pennisula and Mourne mountains all rolled into one.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Apart from views, its a lovely place to picnic. Good facilities.We were sorry we hadn't packed one!!

Thank Celia M
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This viewpoint has the most beautiful views, windy!! but staggeringly beautiful. Drive up take it easy with traffic.

Thank GemsNI
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is one of the finest scenic viewpoints in all of Ireland. It shows Carlingford Lough which is an excellent example of a glacial feature. At low tide the sill at the mouth is easily identified as is the deep depression in the centre. However...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Hopefully you will get a clear day when you visit but in any case this place is beautiful and relaxing. Wasn’t too busy when we visited but it was still popular with locals and tourists alike. Don’t follow google maps to closely as mine sent...More

Thank Mordenboy
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Flagstaff always takes my breath away. Lovely quiet place with spectacular views of Co Down and o'meath area. View from Newry to as far as greenore and greencastle. Place for picnic and able to play games on grass area.

Thank timulster
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very Good view just beautiful. If your not from here its amazing to see. You will not be disappointed

Thank Siobhan K
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Although in pain after a long days cycling we went up here. Glad we did as the view is impressive looking down from above

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davidangler
20 June 2017|
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Excellent walk from Long Woman's Grave to Carlingford.
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