FACILITIES & BOOKING
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
Each of our Kinelarty Pods are of the same standard and include everything you need for a cosy and comfortable stay.
Please note that it is a minimum 2 night stay during July and August. Limited 1 night stays in the summer will be release in June 2021.
You also have a dedicated fire pit at your pod with log seating. There is fencing up at the edge of the site, but we are asking guests to please take care with themselves and little children. Facilities include:
We have a dedicated page on policies and procedures that we are adopting above our normal procedures. Please see our dedicated COVID Advice Page. Our pod sites are already well placed to open with social distancing in mind due to the features below:
We operate a self check-in and check out system for your ease and convenience. The site host is available should you require assistance and contact details are provided with your check-in email.
Please note that the accommodation and package add-on’s are all paid for in advance via the website due to the self-check in procedures.
You will be provided with a key pad code to access the key for the pod and the doors are all lockable for your safety and security.
There is a privacy glass feature for night – details available in the pod section and in the user guide provided in the pod.
We welcome pets to our site. Please see the section or our T&C’s for full details on our pet policies and procedures.
There is ambient lighting on the site for night time.
The set-up of the pod is for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double bed and smaller bunk beds for children under 15 years of age (or under approx 5ft5). An additional cot can be provided for children under 2 years (subject to availability). The price is per pod not per person so there is no additional charge for children.
Electric and power points are available in the pod including USB points. Running water is available in the shower room area, plus a full height shower. There is a towel radiator in the shower room, and within the pod there is a fully integrated fan heater, which you can adjust via the manual thermostat found in the wardrobe area.
There is a tea/coffee making area, mini fridge, plus cutlery set if you wish to bring along continental style breakfast/snacks etc. So feel free to bring additional food items (or wine!). There is also a dedicated fire pit outside the pod so you can place a disposable BBQ there.
The Main Window
We have a fully glazed front at the pod, with no curtains for unobscured views and to experience the sunrise in the morning. For those that want a lie-in we provide eye masks and there is a pod user-guide to show you how to use the privacy feature at night.
Bed linens, towels, and toiletries are provided, but feel free to bring extra. We have also provided an additional basin and washing up items so that you can use the bathroom sink to clean up dishes/utensils that are used. We thank you in advance for doing this for us!
There is a set down area beside the pods for unloading the car and a free car parking.
Within the pod there is a user guide which tells you all about the features of the pod – how to take down the bed, the privacy glass feature for night, lighting etc.
ALL GUESTS – Please note that from 13th December 2021 Kinelarty is a pet friendly pod site. Whether you bring a pet or not during your stay, all guests need to be aware that dogs will be on the site (and the responsibility of their owners). Thank you in advance for welcoming our pet guests!
All pods are pet friendly, therefore the previous guest may have had a pet in the pod and the pods around you may have a pet. But don’t worry all pods are deep cleaned. When making your booking you are adhering to our general policies which includes the understanding that pets on site.
PET OWNERS –
We are happy and excited to welcome you and your pet guest. Please book on your pet at the end of your pod booking and tick the T&C’s. Once we know you and your furry friend are coming to the pod we will get everything set up for your arrival…including our Pet Welcome Pack!
The Pet Pack
As part of your stay we will provide a bowl, pet cushion, towel , plus doggy bags for your pet guest. Feel free to bring anything else that makes your pet feel comfortable.
Bringing your Pet to the Pod Site
There are a few things to note to make your stay as seamless as possible. Please see our full T&C’s for all details and declarations required for you to bring your pet. Below are a few quick reference points.
Quick reference points:
Please clean after all dogs and use the allocated waste bins provided on site;
Please be mindful of your neighbouring pod who may not have a dog with them.
We hope you and your pet have a wonderful time on the pod site, there is plenty of wide open space to run around. There are also pet friendly places to go and visit during your stay – such as Montalto Estate just a 5 minute drive which have pet friendly trails and a dog training area. Delamont Country Park, Newcastle strand and Castle Ward are all pet friendly places.
Full T&C’s are noted below:
Camp Fire Experience (1 night stock) £15
This package includes wood, firelighters, small sticks, matches, a bag of mega marshmallows and sticks.
Continental Breakfast £15 Per Night Suitable for 2 Adults 0r £22.50 for 4 : items Include-
Orange Juice, Fresh Milk, 2 x Yoghurts, Granola, Selection of Bread butter and Jam (Pancakes,Wheaten or soda)
Tea and Coffee supplied within the pod
Salmon Breakfast- £15 for 2 Adults
Includes: Salmon, Wheaten Bread and Philadelphia Cream Cheese
Tea and Coffee supplied within the pod
Kids Breakfast Pack – £10 Suitable for 2 children
Orange juice, Kids Cereal, Pancakes butter and jam
Family BBQ Pack (£35)
4 Steak Burgers, 8 Pork Sausages, 4 Chicken Kebabs, 4 Burger Baps also served with a selection of burger toppings and sauces (Relish and Cheese)
BBQ Pack for 2 – £25
2 8oz Sirloin Steaks, 2 large Chinese Ribs and 2 Chicken Kebabs
All our BBQ Packs are locally sourced from Poole Butchers, Ballynahinch and include BBQ hire and charcoal.
BBQ Hire Only- £12
Kettle BBQ, Charcoal and BBQ utensils
Chilled Prosecco will be awaiting for you in your pod fridge.
Pre-ordering – in line with our COVID-19 safety procedures, for planning and to minimise contact with staff, we are asking guests to please try pre-order these items at least 2-3 days in advance of your stay date, as they will be set up and ready to go at your pod for your convenience. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, however, you are able to go off site and purchase BBQ items from any local store.
Check out the above facilities section to read all about the self-catering facilities provided in our pods and the BBQ options for outdoor dining. All guests are allowed to bring their own food and drink to the pod.
We also have lots of yummy food options in our ‘Optional Extra’s’ section that you can pre-order to be at your pod when you arrive for your convenience. All locally sourced.
Everything you need is in the pod from mini fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, crockery, cutlery and washing up equipment.
However, if you fancy nipping out to the local area for something to eat below are some eatery options:
McCarthy’s Sandwich & Coffee Bar
Murphy’s bar and restaurant Downpatrick
Cafe Rossi, Ballynahinch
Our Kinelarty glamping site is just a short drive from Newcastle, Downpatrick and numerous other small villages where you will be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of restaurants, pubs, major attractions, beauty spots and events.
Here are some nearby attractions that we recommend during your visit to Kinelarty
Inch Abbey – Inch Abbey Road, Downpatrick ,BT30 9AT (10 minutes / 4.6 miles)
The Saint Patrick Centre – 53A Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ (14 minutes/ 5.4 miles)
Down Cathedral – 35 English Street Downpatrick BT30 6AB (13 minutes / 6.1 miles)
Down County Museum – The Mall, English Street, Downpatrick BT30 6AH (12 minutes / 5.3 miles)
Struell Wells – 14 Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick BT30 6RL (16 minutes / 6 miles)
St. John’s Point Church – 79 Point Road, Killough, Downpatrick BT30 7QX (14 Miles)
Tollymore Forest Park – Bryansford Road, Newcastle BT33 0PR
31 minutes / 16 miles (Game of Thrones North of Winterfell fans will recognise the woodland where nightwalkers were spotted and the Direwolf pups were found)
Winterfell Castle and Demesne – Old Castle Ward, Park Road, Downpatrick BT30 7LS 23 minutes / 13 miles (Medieval castle & grounds featured in’ Game of Thrones’, with walking paths and guided tours) Tours must be booked through the Winterfell Castle and Demesne website.
Castlewellan Forest Park – Forest Park View, Castlewellan BT31 9BU (12 Miles)
National Trust Castle Ward – Strangford, Downpatrick, BT30 7BA (Unique 18th century mansion, famed for its mixture of architectural styles and beautiful gardens. This property set the scene for key Game of Thrones scenes such as the baelor battle ) Please book ahead before visiting. ( 12 Miles)
Delamont Country Park – 80 Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, Downpatrick BT30 9TZ (14 minutes / 8.2 miles)
Murlough National Nature Reserve – Keel Point, Dundrum, Newcastle, BT33 0NQ (20 minutes / 12 miles)
Seaforde Gardens & Tropical Butterfly House – Seaforde Gardens, Downpatrick, BT30 8PG (13 minutes / 6.2 miles)
Murlough Beach – Newcastle BT33 0NQ (25 minutes / 11 miles)
Tyrella Beach – Downpatrick BT30 8SU (20 minutes / 9.2 miles)
Newcastle Beach – Newcastle (25 minutes / 13 miles)
Hinch Distillery – 19 Carryduff Road, Ballynahinch, BT27 6TZ (12 mins / 7 miles)
Montalto Estate and gardens – Montalto Estate, Spa Rd, Ballynahinch BT24 8PT (7 minutes/4 miles)
Rowallane Gardens – National Trust – Rowallane Garden, Crossgar Rd, Saintfield, Ballynahinch BT24 7LH (16 minutes/8 miles)
Glasswater Woods and Fairy Trail – Glasswater Wood, 55-69 Glasswater Rd, Downpatrick BT30 9JA (9minutes/5miles)
If you are traveling to our Kinelarty glamping site from-:
Take M1, A49 and Crossgar Rd to Drumnaconagher Rd in Newry, Mourne and Down
Turn right onto Drumnaconagher Rd
Get on M50 from N1
Take M1 to A1 in Newry, Mourne and Down
Continue on A1. Take B2 to Drumnaconagher Rd
To book simply click the orange BOOK NOW button above. The BEST PRICES for staying with us are always with our direct bookings on the WEBSITE!
This will open up the booking system where you can check for available dates, pricing and packages.
Please note that there is a minimum 2 night stay during July and August.
PLEASE NOTE: We operate a contactless self-check-in system so we require full payment for accommodation is required at the time of booking. You can book just the pod only, and at the end of your booking it will show you a range of options on the optional extra’s such as breakfast, camp fire pack and BBQ – these items will be only RESERVED and charged for closer to you stay.
There are also options to pre-book packages such as the ‘pod and campfire’ or ‘pod and breakfast’ so that you know that these are completely sorted before your stay.
All special offers will be appear if valid for the dates that you search.
Once you have a confirmed booking an email confirmation will be sent to you. All the information you need will then be emailed closer to the time – how to find us, what to bring, things to do and see, what’s in the pod etc.
Full t&c’s are in the booking engine, please note that each pod site has its own booking engine and nights cannot be exchanged across pod sites as we operate with different host partners. Our standard t&c’s are very flexible with up to 14 days notice to cancel or amend a booking if required.
Special Policy Amend – COVID-19 Booking & Cancellation Policy Update
Please see our dedicated page on our COVID-19 policies and procedures.
Given the impact of COVID-19 on how we work and travel, we have been continuously adapting our cancellation policy as things evolve. Everything you need to know is on our website, plus when you make a booking we will send you full details with your check-in emails regarding a safe stay.
For more information on COVID-19 precautions and procedures we have a special dedicated page with full details.
WHAT YOUR HOST SAYS