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Newry Visitor Information Centre, Bagenal's Castle Castle Street, Newry, County Down,
Ms Adele Knox
T: (028) 3031 3170
E: newryvic@newryandmourne.gov.uk
Newtownhamilton, known in Irish as Baile Úr meaning ‘new town,’ is a small village in the south of County Armagh.

The village takes its name from Alexander Hamilton, a descendant of the John Hamilton from Scotland who founded Hamiltonsbawn in 1619. The village is built around a narrow Main Street and it hosts a weekly cattle market.

Nearby attractions include the Fews Forest and Carrigatuke Viewpoint, which offers panormanic views of the surrounding countryside.