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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We visited Newforge House in May 2016 as part of a Good Food Ireland Tour. As big foodies we thoroughly enjoyed the exceptional food created by owner and Chef John Mathers and the craft beer pairings were an eye opener! John and Louise are very welcoming and we loved wandering around their beautiful garden where they grow they own ingredients...

2Thank Roz K
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A lovely old house, set in it's own gardens away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Peaceful and relaxing, the hosts are warm and engaging and the staff polite and considerate. There are only about half a dozen large rooms all with excellent en suite and facilities. This is just the 'home from home' that most of us...

1Thank Percy186411
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic place with amazing food. We do a lot of mini breaks and have sought out boutique and luxury overnighters many times over the last 20 years. I'm so glad to see something on our own doorstep which can match something like The Witchery in Edinburgh or an upmarket Cotswold country retreat. Nice touches like full size...

1Thank Sarah H
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Absolutely no detail was overlooked at this beautiful manor home tucked away inside a charming Irish village. It was by far the best place we stayed during our 8 days in Ireland. I loved sitting in their library and having drinks by the fire, walking the grounds and seeing the chickens and the gardens, and then enjoying one of the...

1Thank LeighTennessee
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I visited here as part of a group of three couples recently. We had stopped off for lunch at Wine and Brine and had some fantastic food there so we were hoping Newforge House would compare favourably. We had no cause to worry. Our experience started with a warm welcome, coffee and delicious homemade Shortbread. Catherine looked after us, lighting...

1Thank anonymous_geologist
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This gorgeous Georgian mansion is the sort of country pile you wish you owned - set in lovely grounds, and packed full of original features. Service is personal and exemplary. As you'd expect, there are a range of rooms varying in size and price, but all are cosy and nicely appointed. Breakfast is cooked to order and is wonderful! During...

1Thank AnitaT947
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed as part of our tour of northern Ireland. We recieved a great welcome from John and was offered a cup of coffee on arrival. Room was fantastic with a roll top bath and great smelling toiletries. Absolutely fantastic 3 course dinner and wine. Next morning a great choice of breakfast to set us up for our next part...

2Thank Z8281ABangelah
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed for two nights whilst attending wedding in Bainbridge, good location to visit Belfast. John made us really welcome staff could not do enough, breakfasts were super, not matched by 3 other hotels we stayed in on our trip. Really relaxing front room with glowing fire which was crackling away, allowed as to chilli out with a bottle of wine...

1Thank FlynnWales
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We recently stayed at this property for 2 nights. There was 4 of us. The staff were all really friendly. The decor and the history of the property is wonderful. The grounds are very well looked after. The breakfast was great with various choices. The owner, John, was very friendly and a great chef. We will be staying again the...

1Thank Algarve1973
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Newforge House is perfect! It's quiet, the staff is gracious, the food is amazing, the furnishings are comfortable, and the setting is beautiful. The proprietors' family has owned the place for several generations and lovingly maintain it. We'll certainly stay here next time.

2Thank JohnABarry

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Cradled in mature trees, gardens and fields, Newforge provides a unique opportunity to stay in the luxurious surroundings of a lovingly restored historic Georgian Country House. Original features have been retained, whilst modern bathrooms and excellent beds have been installed to ensure the ultimate in comfort. First class food is an important feature of our welcome. We source seasonal local produce and meals are carefully prepared by John, a trained chef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Newforge House

Address: 58 New Forge Road, Magheralin BT67 0QL, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Armagh > Magheralin
Price Range: RM929 - RM1,106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Newforge House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“nice pub in Moira 5 mins away for a great pint of Guinness”
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“Contact John and ask his advice.”
 of 5 bubbles AileenR831, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are gorgeous with lovely views of the gardens”
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“Rooms at the front have a lovely view across the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Percy186411, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Spence room on third floor”
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