As you approach the city from any direction follow the signs clearly marked Rathfriland. This will bring you to the set of double roundabouts at Newry Courthouse. Take the exit marked Rathfriland (the road passes the front entrance of the Brass Monkey).
After approximately 1.5 miles you will come upon a roundabout. Take the first exit signposted Rathfriland.
After approximately 1.5 miles you will come upon a staggered crossroads with the Orchard Bar on your left hand side, turn right. After approximately 1.5 miles you will see the entrance to the Monastery on your left just before a stone bridge over a river.