Getting there & around
The bus station is on Railway St. Ulsterbus 20 runs to Newcastle from Belfast’s Europa BusCentre (£6, 1¼ hours, hourly Monday to Saturday, seven Sunday) via Dundrum. Bus 37 continues along the coast road from Newcastle to Annalong and Kilkeel (£3, 40 minutes, hourly Monday to Saturday, six Sunday).
Goldline Express bus 240 takes the inland route from Newry to Newcastle (£5, 50 minutes, six daily Monday to Saturday, two Sunday) via Hilltown and on to Downpatrick. You can also get to Newry along the coast road, changing buses at Kilkeel.
Wiki Wiki Wheels (4372 3973; 10B Donard St; 9am-6pm Mon-Sat, 2-6pm Sun) and Ross Cycles (4372 5525; Unit 9, Slieve Donard Shopping Centre, Railway St; 9.30am-6pm Mon-Sat, 2-5pm Sun), both near the bus station, hire out bikes for around £10/50 per day/week.