Newry Canal’s harbour area the ‘Albert Basin’ provides a deep water basin currently used by pleasure craft which can be moored along the Quays. The Newry ship canal was a means of accessing Newry City from the Irish Sea via Carlingford Lough. The Albert Basin is located at the heart of Newry City.
Victoria Lock is a beautiful picturesque peaceful haven, located approximately 8 km along the Albert Basin from the City of Newry, and has significant historical value. Stop for a picnic or rest to absorb the scenic views before setting off again.