Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Warrenpoint is a small town in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the northern shore of Carlingford Lough. The town sprang up within the townland of Ringmackilroy (from Irish: Rinn Mhic Giolla Rua meaning "point of the son of the red-haired servant"). It is commonly referred to locally as "The Point".

It is known for its scenic location, the Maiden of the Mournes festival, the Blues on the Bay music festival, the annual pantomime, the passenger ferry service between Warrenpoint and Omeath, and the nearby Narrow Water Castle dating from the 1660s.

The town has a lively waterfront and a long promenade.

Golfers can take advantage of Warrenpoint golf club which is a quality course with magnificent views of Carlingford Lough and the Mournes.

Visitors to the area will enjoy relaxing walks through Kilbroney Park which covers 97 acres of mountain, streams, Lough and valley.

The local activity centre offers jet skiing, mountain biking, adventure games and an indoor adventure playground for children.