Official tourism website for Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion


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Think local ...

Give a gift and spend local at the same time in this season for giving.  Whether it's a relaxing mid week break that you've been dreaming of, a day of Giant Adventures full of outdoor activities or a quiet night in a cosy restaurant or pub, this decision is totally up to you! 

  • Tree lined Avenue Castle Ward
    Categories: WalkingadventurefamilyFunActivity

    Autumnal Walking Trails in Mourne Gullion Strangford

    Autumn is approaching and it is the greatest season to get outdoors, the nights are getting darker, the chill and mist is in the air and the foliage is changing from green to gold, amber and russet. So, put on your cosy sweaters, go outside and enjoy the satisfying crunch of the fallen leaves beneath your feet!  

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    Categories: Things To Do

    Experience a Weekend of fun in and around Newcastle

    If you're travelling to the Eats and Beats Food and Drink festival this September, the seaside town of Newcastle, located at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, is a great base to explore the area. Whether you’re just here for the day or you decide to stay longer there is plenty to see and do in and around Newcastle for every kind of visitor.

  • Family fun at the Strangford Stone
    Categories: ActivitiesFunFamilies

    Family Fun around Strangford Lough

    The Strangford Lough area is very picturesque and offers lots for families to do and see. Strangford is a small village at the mouth of Strangford Lough, which is the UK’s largest sea lough. The 10 minute ferry links the villages of Strangford and Portaferry and is an exciting experience for young and old as you take in the stunning scenery of this Marine Nature Reserve and try to spot seals, seabirds and jellyfish as the tide rushes past.

  • Wake the Giant Giant on Motorbike
    Categories: EventsadventurefamilyFunfood and drink

    Fionn Rocks the Lough - Wake The Giant Festival, Warrenpoint, County Down

    Fionn Rocks the Lough for the Return of Wake the Giant

    Fionn mac Cumhaill, the towering centrepiece of the eagerly anticipated Wake the Giant festival, will make a spectacular return to Warrenpoint again this year.  Taking place on 19 and 20 August, the legendary giant Fionn will rise from the depths of Carlingford Lough to overlook a weekend of music and storytelling amidst a bustling festival atmosphere.

  • Game of throne location at Inch Abbey, Downpatrick
    Categories: adventurefamilyFunOutdoorsHistory

    TV and Film Locations

    Isn’t it great to get home after a hard day’s work and switch on the telly to lose yourself in a great series or movie?  Well, how about a series or movie which is based in the beautiful area of Mourne, Gullion and Strangford?  It is a well-known fact that the series Game of Thrones® has used many locations in our area such as Tollymore Forest Park, Castle Ward and Inch Abbey, however, there are a few more places to be added to the list so kick your shoes off and relax while we flick through some of our programmes that have been based in and around our wonderful area of outstanding beauty. 

  • Down Cathedral Aerial Photo
    Categories: adventurefamilyFunOutdoorsHistory

    Tour Guides in Mourne, Gullion and Strangford

    The Mourne Mountains, Ring of Gullion and Strangford areas are world famous for their outstanding scenery, history and walks. One of the best ways to experience the magic and majesty is with one of our qualified Tour Guides.

    Special subjects include: Mourne Mountains, Saint Patrick's Country, Ring of Gullion, Strangford Lough, Local History, Granite Industry, Food & Drink.

  • Alpacas in Pen
    Categories: adventurefamilyFunOutdoors

    Animal Antics

    Love all things animal?  Enjoy some four-legged fun and “pawesome” visitor attractions throughout Mourne, Strangford and Gullion.

  • Fishing in the lough
    Categories: FishingadventurefamilyFunOutdoors

    Fishing in the Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion

    Anglers get your bait, flies and hooks at the ready and plan your perfect fishing trip. We are spoilt for choice here in the Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion for fishing destinations. Our beautiful region is abundant in peaceful lakes, challenging rivers and wonderful coastal areas, perfect for your ideal fishing trip, whether it is coarse, game, or even sea fishing in beautiful fishing villages with plenty of history and impressive trawlers! We are here to tell you all about the best fishing spots in the area.

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