This nostalgic Seaside town has been a hotspot for holiday makers since the Victorian era. The coastal location was the inspiration behind Percy French’s “Where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the Sea” and is a favourite destination for families, hikers and golfers alike. It also happens to be the location for our second store, Made In Mourne no 2!
Once a hub for the bustling granite industry and home to Northern Irelands highest peak, it’s no wonder then that Newcastle captivates so many artists and brings people back again and again.
This carefully curated collection by our Made In Mourne makers perfectly portrays the sights and scenes of the Co Down town.
Slipping into the tide during only summer months is a thing of the past with more and more people embracing year-round cold-water swimming. We love how Victoria Russell’s “The Salt Of The Water” print captures the swimmers and scenic backdrop of Newcastle.
It is one of the most recognisable views in the Kingdom of Mourne as the iconic Slieve Donard mountain dominates the skyline. Enjoy a generous cuppa in this mug designed by the multi-talented Maja from Majukooo.
The fairways of Royal Co Down are well renowned amidst the great and good of the golfing world. Artist Stephen Whalley’s vibrant depiction “Straight down the middle” shows the famed fairways in all their glory.
Murlough Nature Reserve is situated just outside Newcastle and is a highly popular place to visit throughout the year. The National Trust reserve is home to over six hundred species, spectacular sand dunes and sea. Kilkeel Photographer Leigh Parkes snap of the boardwalk will bring back memories of sweeping trails, sandy toes and long summer days.
We love the angle of a sunkissed Mourne by Wendy and Mike of Wanderwall Art. This beautifully designed abstract print is part of their ‘sunrise and sunset’ collection and will add warmth and style to the walls of your home.
All roads lead to Newcastle with this quirky keyring by Loving Spoonful. The perfect souvenir or keepsake for Newcastle natives.
Find these gifts and more online and in-store at: 37 Greencastle Street, Kilkeel and 11 Main Street, Newcastle.