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Two people horse riding on Murlough Beach in Newcastle, County Down.

Visit Mourne on horseback

The people of Visit Mourne are known for their love of horses. Many of the local myths and legends feature the majestic animal and their stature and status in society continues to this day. There are several places and several great ways you can take an equestrian adventure of your own while you’re here. So saddle up and get ready to canter.

  • Two people horse riding on Murlough Beach in Newcastle, County Down.
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    Visit Mourne on horseback

    The people of Visit Mourne are known for their love of horses. Many of the local myths and legends feature the majestic animal and their stature and status in society continues to this day. There are several places and several great ways you can take an equestrian adventure of your own while you’re here. So saddle up and get ready to canter.

  • Couple walking along Murlough Bay Beach with a dog.

    Dog Friendly Walks

    If your best friend could pick a destination for that perfect getaway or dog walking weekend break, they’d probably pick Visit Mourne. With more great walks than you could throw a stick at, and a veritable doggie perfumery of enticing smells on the wind, this part of the world is sure to have your pooch’s tail wagging like ninety.

  • Family cycling along The Fairy Glen in Rostrevor.

    Family Friendly Cycle Trails

    The great outdoors of Visit Mourne are possibly the greatest in the world. The climbs and dips of the peaks and valleys offer those who like to get on their bikes and explore a chance to do just that in a place of giant wonder.

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