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Easter is all about having fun with the family, from egg hunts to fairs, food and drink to markets you’ll be spoilt for choice with the events and activities we have on offer in Mourne, Gullion and Strangford.

Downpatrick Artisan Market

From cakes to sausage rolls, candles to coins, olives to art & coffee to crepes, this weekend’s fourth anniversary of Market will have something for everyone!

Easter Funfair at Warrenpoint

Enjoy the Easter Funfair at Front Shore Car Park, Warrenpoint from Saturday 16 - Sunday 24 April. Open from 1pm daily. 

Easter activities at The Saint Patrick Centre

Join in the Easter Activities on Friday, Saturday and Monday at The Saint Patrick Centre and enjoy the new Easter Menu in the Saint Patrick Centre Garden Cafe!

Easter at Mountpanther 

Spring has officially sprung at Mountpanther and they are ready to bounce back into action this Easter!

Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day at Hanna’s Close Holiday Cottages

Come along to the annual Easter event on Easter Monday 18 April!

Castle Ward Easter Nature Trails

Treat your little ones to a world of fun this spring at Castle Ward's Easter nature trails. Make your way along the trail and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Montalto Easter Fair

Enjoy a fabulous day out for all the family at Montalto Easter Fair on 18 & 19 April.

Easter Eats and Entertainment

The Church, Rostrevor

Easter weekend at The Church, Cafe and Bistro, situated in the picturesque village of Rostrevor beside the beautiful Kilbroney Park. Now taking bookings for the weekend.

Millbrook lodge, Ballynahinch

Come and enjoy lunch on Sunday at Millbrook Lodge and enjoy a visit with The Easter Bunny. 

Maginns, Castlewellan

Join Maginns, Castlewellan this Extra Exciting Easter Holiday for a jam-packed week of Food, Beer, Cocktails & Craic…

Denvirs Coaching Inn, Downpatrick

Denvirs have some extra entertainment throughout the weekend. Don’t forget to book your table for food to avoid disappointment!

Hillyard House, Castlewellan

Drop into The Yard Restaurant or Mrs Coleman’s Bar for a spot of lunch with the family, a romantic date night or just a few quiet cocktails or local craft gins with friends. Niamh McDowell Music will be playing this Saturday night at 8.30pm.


Carlingford Lough Ferry will be sailing daily over Easter. Check out their website for sailing times and to book online visit

Make a break of it...

Easter Break at Canal Court Hotel

Last chance to enjoy an Easter Break with the family and explore Visit Mourne

Or something a little different with...

Whiskey Discovery & Tour Experience at Shortcross​

Join Head Distiller, David, and enjoy a fully immersive tour of our distillery and experience first-hand the sights, sounds, tastes and aromas of a fully operational craft distillery.​

Wherever your Easter Adventures take you, please share your experience with us. Tag us using @VisitMourne. 

Montalto Estate
Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings
Picture of Montalto House, Montalto Lake and Boathouse all within Montalto Estate in Ballynahinch.

Montalto Estate in Ballynahinch is a mystical and enchanting estate, set in magnificent natural surroundings. Visitor experience includes access to the estate's beautiful gardens; historic walks and trails and an exciting play area where children can engage, explore and learn.

Castle Ward
The National Trust
Castle Ward

Discover a place of contrasts and creativity at Castle Ward, an eccentric 18th century mansion and estate looking out over the tranquil waters of Strangford Lough in County Down where visitors can explore cultivated gardens, sheltered woodland and the shoreline.

Seaforde Gardens and Tropical Butterfly House
Nature and Wildlife
Seaforde Gardens and Tropical Butterfly House

Seaforde Gardens, Maze and Tropical Butterfly House promises a truly plant rich and nature-filled experience for visitors. Situated in the historic Demesne of Seaforde in County Down, which has been a family home for almost 400 years, visitors will discover an historic walled garden that has something for everyone.

Newry and Mourne Museum, Bagenal's Castle
Visitor Centres & Museums
Vistoria Bakery Newry and Mourne Museum, Newry

Bagenal’s Castle located in historic Newry is a 16th century fortified house and adjoining 19th Century warehouse, and has been sympathetically restored to house Newry & Mourne Museum and Newry Visitor Information Centre.

The Saint Patrick Centre
Visitor Centres & Museums
The Saint Patrick Centre

The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s Patron Saint. The History of Ireland starts here in Patrick’s words, which guide you through our amazing multimedia exhibition. Located 2 Hours north of Dublin and 35 minutes south of Belfast beside Saint Patrick’s Grave with a fantastic Craft Store and incredible Garden Cafe. This needs to be your first stop in Ireland.