​​​​​​Following the latest government announcement restrictions are starting to ease.  The regulations for the easing of restrictions from 23 and 30 April 2021 have now been published and 24 May 2021 was announced for the reopening of other accommodation and the hospitality sector in Northern Ireland. If you're planning your next staycation or thinking of coming to Visit Mourne for a great day out, here are some suggestions on what's open.

For more information on the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations guidance, please visit NIDirect

Things To Do 

No matter how long your visit, there’s so much to see and do in Visit Mourne. From 23 April 2021 outdoor visitor attractions including outdoor activity centres have reopened.

A family walking along the beach on the Cranfield Alpacas experience in Kilkeel, County Down..

Cranfield Alpacas - Kilkeel, County Down 

Reopen: 24 April 2021 - Closed Sundays

Fun Outdoor Alpaca Experiences in the Kingdom of Mourne. 

Meet & Mingle Alpaca Experience - 45 Mins. £7.50 per Adult or Child (4 yrs+)

Children 3 and under - FREE

£25.00 Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children)

Alpaca Beach Trek - 90mins

1 Adult & 1 Alpaca £20.00

1 Child ( 12 yrs+) & 1 Alpaca £20.00

Additional Guest Adult / Child £10.00 (Does not include an alpaca)

Family Ticket £45.00 - 2 Adults & 2 Children (7yrs+)

Alpaca Field Walk - 60 mins 

Ideal for younger children who aren't able to attend the Beach Trek or those with mobility issues.

2 Guests & 1 Alpaca £20.00

Additional Guest Ticket £10.00 ( Does not include an alpaca). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Gift Vouchers are available to purchase online.

Pre-book tickets via the website

Xhale Mindfulness - Meigh, County Armagh.

Reopen: 1 May 2021

Sacred Sites of Killeavy 1st May.

Awakening your Senses. 

Booking: Website or (+44) 7816 835147

Life Adventure Centre, Castlewellan, County Down. 

Reopen: 23 April 2021 (currently reopen for Bike Hire and then in stages as legislation permits).

Adventure activities, Guided, Self-Guided & Equipment Hire for Electric Biking, SUP Boarding, Mountain Biking, Kayaking etc

Book online via the website in advance.

East Coast Adventure, Rostrevor, County Down. 

Reopen: 28 May 2021

Outdoor activities & Experiences

All activities and accommodation is bookable online in advance via the website.

Bike Mourne - serving Castlewellan & Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trail Centres & the wider Mournes.

Reopen: 23 April 2021 (currently reopen for Bike Hire and then in stages as legislation permits).

Guided E-Bike/Bike Tours, Self-Guided E-Bike/Bike Experiences & E-Bike/Bike Hire Book online in advance via the website.

Finnebrogue Woods - Downpatrick, County Down. 

Walking Trails, currently open.

Check out the website for more information. 


Many of the world’s finest fairways and truest greens are right here under the watchful eye of the Mourne Mountains. If you simply want to tag along to drive the buggy and reap the benefits of a relaxing weekend away, there’s plenty here for you too.

Image of a couple playing golf.

Golf Centre, Newcastle, County Down. 

Golf Driving Range and 18 Hole Adventure Golf Course

Reopen: 23 April 2021

To Book: Telephone 028 4372 5328

Food & Drink

Home to some of the country’s most experienced farmers and Northern Ireland’s largest fishing fleet, come and try the freshest ingredients in Visit Mourne.  


The Cuan Restaurant, Strangford, County Down. 

Outside dining reopened: 30 April 2021

Booking recommended via website or telephone 028 4488 1222

Fodder the Tipi Café - Finnebrogue Woods, Downpatrick, County Down. 

Currently Open. Further information on website

Little Wolf Takeaway, Strangford, County Down. 

Open now. 

Pre-order via website or telephone 028 4488 1222.


Sleep in towering castles, in quaint cottages, or camp under the stars. Visit Mourne has plenty of places for you to rest your weary head before going on your next giant adventure.  

Overnight stays are now permitted in self-contained tourism accommodation, such as self-catering accommodation, caravans and motor homes. 

East Coast Adventure - Rostrevor, County Down. 

Reopen: 28 May 2021

Glamping Pods accommodation is bookable online via the website in advance.

Tours and Tour Guides 

Before you set off on your break, why not enlist the help of a tour guide, so the only thing you have to worry about is what to pack.  

Hidden Ulster Tours

Reopen: 01 April 2021

Tour Guide

Contact either via website or email  lspence@hiddenulstertours.com

Kingdom of Mourne Tours

Reopen: 23 April 2021

Guided Walking Tours - One bubble or household can be catered for per walk.

Booking 077 8993 8541 or email kingdomofmournetours@hotmail.com 

Sustainable Journeys Ireland

Reopen: 28 May 2021

Guided coastal walks.

Step-on guiding service for coaches Minimum group size 2. Maximum group size 16.

Find out more here


Visit Mourne is home to countless talented artisans, craftspeople and antique dealers. Find your perfect souvenir or try your hand at traditional crafts in Visit Mourne. 

Good Craic Gifts & Souvenirs, Rostrevor, County Down. 

Reopen: 30 April 2021

10am to 5pm everyday (from 12.30pm Sunday)  - Telephone 079 369 77029  

Online shopping open now! Website or email: Goodcraicgifts@gmail.com