Orchard View

Orchard View Bed and Breakfast is situated in an historic row of cottages that belonged to the Duke of Manchester’s estate. The cottages were built in 1849 as linen weavers accommodation, hence the high pitched roofs to accommodate their looms.

Orchard View is situated in the village of Scarva, County Down. The village is noted for its seasonal floral displays and has won many awards in the Britain in Bloom national competitions. The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Scarva canal path offers 20 miles/ 32km of traffic free walking or cycling routes, through glorious undulating countryside. Bike hire is available locally in the village if required. Many of the buildings in the main street of the village are listed and the gardens and visitors centre are always popular.

Scarva village offers excellent transport and amenity links being only 5 miles /8km from Banbridge. Banbridge is noted for its excellent designer fashion shopping at The Boulevard, award winning eateries and 2 cinemas. Transport links are excellent with regular buses to Belfast, Dublin airport and Dublin City Centre. The nearby thriving city of Newry is only 12 miles /19km away. The historic Georgian city of Armagh with its famous museums, cathedrals and planetarium is only 14 miles /22km away.

Orchard View Bed and Breakfast offers an escape to the country. Guests can enjoy the 2 acre garden with views of the Mourne moutains. The garden has an orchard and soft fruit & vegetable growing area. Guests are able to enjoy home grown seasonal produce during their stay.

Orchard View has 1 double and 1 twin room with 1 shared bathroom for guests. Guests are free to use the upstairs lounge for reading, relaxation or for watching a film from the extensive DVD library. The lounge has views to the garden and open countryside.

A warm welcome and an enjoyable stay is assured. Check in is from 15:30 and check out is required before 11:00 on the day of departure. Justin and Pamela.

Rooms and units

Rooms and units
Room quantity and type Sleeps
1 x Double 2
1 x Twin 2


  • WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Euro Accepted
  • TV In Bedrooms

Kiltariff Hall Country House

Kiltariff Hall is a Victorian Country House on the outskirts of the small historic market town of Rathfriland. Built by Catherine’s great-grandfather William Fegan in 1888, the house is set at the end of a short drive and is surrounded by mature oak, sycamore and pine trees. Run by Catherine who grew up in Kiltariff when it was a working farm, she is passionate and knowledgeable about the Mourne and Banbridge area and believes that providing good locally produced food is key to ensuring guests enjoy their stay. She is passionate about using locally sourced produce and guests can enjoy homemade preserves and soft fruit from the walled garden.

Upstairs the bedrooms are comfortable with well-appointed en-suite bathrooms. The Red Kite Room has a bath and power rain shower and The Blue room has a shower as well as an extra-long king size bed. There are exquisite views of the Mourne Mountains from one side of the house. Guests are welcome to enjoy the mature garden and relax on the terrace.

A recent guest described Kiltariff as  “Off the beaten track, but close to everything”. Situated on the edge of the Mourne Mountains, guests can be provided with maps and directions for most of the walks. Wildlife enthusiasts will not be disappointed. Tours are available from RedKiteToursni as well as general bird watching/wildlife guided walks. The award winning Murlough National Nature Reserve and Blue Flag Beach is next to the picturesque seaside town of Newcastle, which inspired Percy French to write “The Mountains of Mourne,” and is 20 mins drive away. Many Game of Thrones® filming locations, such as Castle Ward, Inch Abbey and Tollymore Forest Park are close by. Tollymore,Castlewellan and Kilbroney Forest Parks also have world class bike trails and there are many golf courses nearby. Kiltariff is 15 minutes by car from the Game of Thrones Studio and FE Mc William Gallery in Banbridge.

Packed lunches are available on request and breakfast trays can be delivered to guests’ rooms.

Afternoon tea events are available for small groups (minimum of 10 people) served in the dining room or drawing room at £20 per head. Please phone 07793 021609 to book.

Room quantity and type Sleeps
1 x King And Two Singles En Suite with Shower

1 x Double Ensuite with Bath and Shower