Bring everyone together and celebrate

Milestone events, celebrations or just an excuse to get together

Accommodation that ticks all the right boxes

With hotel grade beds, a unique setting next to Spelga Dam and all the comforts you want when away from home, our choice of 2 houses are both designed to give you peace and quiet (and peace of mind). It’s all here for you and your family to enjoy.

  • 2 houses side by side for upto 15 guests
  • Dogs are welcome
  • Large communal areas inside and out
  • Fantastic cooking facilities and space. Everything you need to enjoy preparing food and eating well.
  • Space for up to 7 cars

“Covid re-enforced just how much we need to get together. Our lodge and our house are the perfect space to spend a week or weekend with your friends and family. If you have up to 15 guests, you can book both spaces out exclusively for your party”

Kathryn Hanna
Owner, Mourne Holidays

Make you stay exceptional

Hire a chef or get local fish delivered

Hire a chef for the evening

DineInDulge offer chef services in the Mourne Mountains. Hire a chef to cook for you and your party. They’ll even take care of the cleanup. Make it an extra special event.

Get fresh Irish Sea fish delivered

Mourne Fishbox delivers quality fish from the Irish Sea straight to you at Spelga House or Spelga Lodge. Pre-order for delivery upon arrival.

“If you’re staying with us in the Mournes to celebrate a milestone event, or simply coming to get away from it all with friends and family, why not hire a local chef to come up and cook for you? It’s a great way to taste the best local produce and it gives you the evening off from coking so you can enjoy the company.

The Mourne area is famed for it’s local fish, sourced from the surrounding Irish Sea. Our suppliers deliver it freshly caught, and the taste is exceptional. Get it delivered and cook up a feast in our well equipped large kitchen areas”

Kathryn Hanna
Owner, Mourne Holidays

Recommend local activities for big groups

Murlough Reserve

A fantastic two-and-a-half mile walk with stunning views of the Mourne Mountains and Dundrum Castle. Nearby Murlough Beach is also perfect for dogs!

Tollymore Forest Park

Tollymore covers almost 630 hectares and offers the most amazing panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and sea.

Silent Valley

Ringed by mountains, ‘The Valley’, located within the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, houses beautiful parkland, lakes and a pond.

Recommended places to eat out

If you fancy somewhere to enjoy a relaxed meal after a day of exploring our beautiful area or a hidden gem for great food, the Mournes has the answer.

Villa Vinci, Newcastle

A locals favourite with a menu inspired by their Mediterranean origins and offers something for everyone.

Hugh McCann’s, Newcastle

With an open fire and a warm welcome, you will enjoy the splendour of the traditional Irish pub.

Crawford’s bar, Rostrevor

Part of the The Rostrevor Inn, relax in a traditional Irish pub with live music and award winning restaurant.

All your essentials are still close by

Although you are high up in the mournes, our houses are still only a short drive away to local amenities such as shops and restaurants. TESCO also will deliver to us, so you can order ahead and have it delivered when you arrive.


9.2 miles, 14 min drive

For ASDA, Cunningham’s Butchers, EUROSPAR & KWM Wines & Spirits


10.3 miles, 20 min drive

For Tescos, LIDL and SuperValu and a selection of smaller specialist shops. Tescos delivers to Spelga if you want to plan ahead.


12.6 miles, 21 min drive

For Sainsbury’s, Tescos, Iceland, LIDL and The Quays and Buttercrane Shopping Centres

Still have questions? We’re happy to help

We want our guests to know they are making the right choice by booking to stay with us at Mourne Holidays. So, if you have any questions about the house or the area please just let us know and we will be happy to offer our advice.

Kathryn Hanna

Owner, Mourne Holidays


Land Rover

Adventure Tours

Mourne Holidays offer exclusive Land Rover adventure tours. Take a guided trip out and around the Mournes. Stop for a picnic, or let us take you to one of the local craft beer distilleries. Don’t worry, we will bring you back to so you can enjoy some of the product! Up to 5 people can fit in, so belt up and get ready to enjoy the Mournes in the best way possible.

We visited Spelga House and thought the accommodation was fantastic. It was big, clean & very comfortable. The location was really unique and it was great being so close to the Dam. I’d highly recommend staying here with friends or family. We also did the Land Rover Adventure tour up Pigeon Mountain and had a ball. Edward was a great tour guide. You won’t be disappointed. Great fun!

No one wanted to leave! We will definitely be back and I would highly recommend anyone to stay here, it’s perfect! Thanks, Kathryn for having us.

Amazing accommodation!
Great for kids, swing set, games room with pool table and large garden. Perfect for a family holiday with stunning views from Spelga Dam.
Kathryn is a fantastic host and we will certainly be back