Categories: ActivitiesThings To DoEvents

There's so much happening in the region this month that will leave you in awe! From stunning landscapes to thrilling outdoor activities, there's something for everyone. Lets dive into what's on!


The month of May

Art Exhibition, The Saint Patrick's Centre, Downpatrick

Downpatrick Art Society invite you to come along and enjoy some great art on display 9am - 5pm daily.


1 - 29 May

Cranfield Alpaca Beach Treks, Kilkeel

Meet your friendly alpaca and take them for a leisurely stroll down country lanes, enjoying the stunning views as you head down to our beautiful, golden beach. Our Alpacas absolutely adore being walked on the beach. Join them for some fun in the sand and have an experience unlike any other.


1 May - 28 September

`The Story of Newry' Walking Tour, Newry

Join storyteller and tour guide Sinead Rice McAleavey to explore Newry city. Newry’s heritage and colourful history will be brought to life on this imaginative stroll, which tells the stories of our famous and infamous people, waterways, public spaces and fine buildings.


4 May - 10 August

Saint Patrick's Camino, Newcastle

Saint Patrick's Camino, Newcastle.  Take a scenic coach journey to Trassey Car Park in the shadow of Meelmore Mountain and walk Saint Patrick's Camino through Tollymore Forest Park. Cross the Shimna River and onward to Newcastle for a well- deserved ice cream by the sea in the afternoon.


6 May - 30 May

'Family Trees & Six Degrees' - Downpatrick - Visit Mourne Mountains

An exhibition and Participatory Art Event.


10 May - 6 September

Patrick and The Pagan Hills, Downpatrick

Half Day, 6 miles including guide, lunch & transfer.


22 - 28 May

Guiness 25th Annual International Blues on the Bay Festival, Warrenpoint


28 May

Anchor Ukes, Live Ukulele Session, O'Hares, Newcastle


29 May

Supper Club, Scoper's, Dundrum

29 May

Montalto House, Guided Tour, Ballynahinch

Your visit will begin with a warm welcome while you enjoy tea, coffee and homemade shortbread in the beautiful Montalto House. Following this, your guided tour will commence. This will enable you to explore the grandeur of this 18th century Georgian mansion along with its wonderful collection of original art and antiques.

29 May

Castlewellan Yarnspinners with Anne Harper, Castlewellan Library.


31 May

Live Music Concert, Newry Town Hall


Check back here for lots of fantastic things to do and events happening in the area.