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  1. View of Tyrella Beach
    View of the Mourne Mountains from Tyrella Beach
    Swimming at Tyrella Beach
    View of Tyrella Beach
    View of the Mourne Mountains from Tyrella Beach
    Swimming at Tyrella Beach

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Clanmaghery Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 8SU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Tyrella beach and conservation area is a small, enclosed dune complex within Dundrum Bay. It is a wide, flat, sandy beach two kilometres long and backed by 25 hectares of mature dunes in a conservation area.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  2. Newry

    Address

    75 Cortamlat Road, Altnamachin, Newry, Newry, Co Down, BT35 0EL

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7711 511 139

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Phil’s Farm is the biggest and most diverse animal farm in Northern Ireland. We are pleased to announce that, due to overwhelming demand, we are now open for group visits. We are open seven days a week from 09:00 to 18:00.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  3. Ballynahinch

    Address

    Spa Road, Ballynahinch, County Down, BT24 8PT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9756 6100

    Gradings

    • Five Star Quality Assurance
    Five Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Restaurant on Premises

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi

    Establishment Features

    • Wi-fi available
  4. Newry

    Address

    Head Road, Kilkeel, Newry, County Down, BT34 4HU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 8457 440 088

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    The Silent Valley Reservoir was built to gather water from the Mourne Mountains and is the main water supply source for most of County Down and a large part of Belfast. The famous Mourne Wall was constructed to enclose the reservoir's catchment area.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Family enjoying the swan boats on the lake at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Go karting at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Pitch & Putt at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Tennis at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Family enjoying the swan boats on the lake at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Go karting at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Pitch & Putt at Castle Park, Newcastle
    Tennis at Castle Park, Newcastle

    Newcastle

    Address

    C/O Newcastle Centre, Newry, Mourne & Down District Council, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0AA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4026

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    Newcastle's Parks consist of outdoor facilities at the Castle and Island parks. Castle Park comprises Crazy Golf, Go-Karts and Pedaloe Swans. Island Park offers four outdoor tennis courts and a 9-hole pitch 'n' putt course.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  6. Ballynahinch

    Address

    77 Magheratimpany Road, Ballynahinch, County Down, BT24 8PA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9756 2812

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    The Garden has been created by Colin and Susan Tindall. Colin his love for trees and Susan, woodland, snowdrops, ferns, dwarf shrubs and flowering plants.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  7. Group of friends enjoying the sunshine in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Beautiful dog walks in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    A view of Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Children at the entrance to the Narnia Trail, Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor
    View of Caravan's and tents in Kilbroney Forest Park
    View of Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor
    A view of the wild flowers in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    A view of Caravan Park in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Tennis Courts at Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor
    Group of friends enjoying the sunshine in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Beautiful dog walks in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    A view of Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Children at the entrance to the Narnia Trail, Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor
    View of Caravan's and tents in Kilbroney Forest Park
    View of Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor
    A view of the wild flowers in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    A view of Caravan Park in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Tennis Courts at Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor

    Rostrevor

    Address

    Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor, County Down, BT34 3AA

    Telephone

    033 0137 4046

    Gradings

    • Three Star Quality Assurance
    Three Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Forest Parks

    Kilbroney Park Forest features riverside walks and an arboretum. There is a two-mile forest drive which showcases panoramic views over Carlingford Lough. There is also a Play Park with children's play area and tennis courts, an Information area and…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  8. Downpatrick

    Address

    Quoile Countryside Centre, 5 Quay Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 7JB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 5520

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    The Reserve provides a relaxing natural retreat and offers visitors tranquil riverside and woodland walks.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  9. Saintfield

    Address

    Rowallane Gardens, Saintfield, County Down, BT24 7LH

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9751 0131

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    This unique garden has grown from the 19th-century beginnings of the Reverend John Moore and his nephew Hugh Armytage Moore, their vision created a place where you can leave the world behind and immerse yourself in nature's beauty.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  10. Dundrum

    Address

    South Down Office, Dundrum, County Down, BT33 0NQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4375 1467

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Murlough National Nature Reserve is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the National Trust and managed as Ireland’s first Nature Reserve since 1967. It is an excellent area for walking and bird watching.

  11. Strangford Stone in Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh

    Killyleagh, Downpatrick

    Address

    Delamont Country Park, 90 Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, Downpatrick, Down, BT30 9TZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoors

    The imposing Strangford Stone is the tallest megalith in the British Isles.  It was quarried from the Mourne Mountains and now stands tall in Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh facing the Mournes.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking
  12. Kilkeel

    Address

    35 - 37 Cranfield Road, Kilkeel, County Down, BT34 4LJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7568 537 779

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Enjoy some fun outdoor alpaca experiences - Meet & Mingle (45 Mins- £7.50 ), Field Walk (60mins £20 for 2 Guests) or BeachTrek (90mins - £20 per Alpaca / £45 Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children), with stunning views of the Mourne Mountains &…

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  13. View of Castlewellan Forest Park
    Group of ladies enjoying the Annesley Garden walk in Castlewellan Forest Park
    Peace Maze at Castlewellan Forest Park.
    View of caravan park in Castlewellan Forest Park
    View of the Annesley Walk in Castlewellan Forest Park
    View of Castlewellan Castle
    Stunning view from the top of Slievenaslat Walking Trail
    Fishing in Castlewellan Lake
    Group of children enjoying sports in Castlewellan Forest Park
    Ducks enjoying a swim in the lake at Castlewellan Forest Park.
    View of Castlewellan Forest Park
    Group of ladies enjoying the Annesley Garden walk in Castlewellan Forest Park
    Peace Maze at Castlewellan Forest Park.
    View of caravan park in Castlewellan Forest Park
    View of the Annesley Walk in Castlewellan Forest Park
    View of Castlewellan Castle
    Stunning view from the top of Slievenaslat Walking Trail
    Fishing in Castlewellan Lake
    Group of children enjoying sports in Castlewellan Forest Park
    Ducks enjoying a swim in the lake at Castlewellan Forest Park.

    Castlewellan

    Address

    The Grange, Castlewellan, County Down, BT31 9BU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 330 137 4046

    Price

    Price £35.00 to £65.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Forest Parks

    Located in a dramatic setting of mountains and sea, this is one of the most outstanding tree and shrub collections in Europe. The beauty, vigour and perfect shape of the trees in the National Arboretum attract tree enthusiasts from around the world.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2022to30 Sept 2022Open 09:00 - 21:00
    From:
    1 Oct 2022to31 Oct 2022Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Nov 2022to28 Feb 2023Open 09:00 - 17:00

    Price

    Price £35.00 to £65.00 Per Ticket

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  14. Killeavy

    Address

    89 Drumintee Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8SW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4046

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Slieve Gullion is Ireland's Mountain of Mystery. The Forest Park offers walking trails, a scenic drive, an Adventure Playpark, Giant's Lair children's story trail and Courtyard with coffee shop.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Wifi
  15. 2 Red Kites inflight against a clear blue sky

    Castlewellan

    Address

    Closkelt Road, Castlewellan, County Down, BT31 9QF

    Telephone

    +44 (0)752 648 6340

    Price

    Price £4.00 to £20.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    We would like to welcome you to our family run farm nestled in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains, we run the only Red Kite feeding station in Ireland where visitors can watch these majestic birds in flight.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2022to31 Dec 2022Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 Jan 2022to31 Dec 2022Various Opening Times

    Price

    Price £4.00 to £20.00 Per Ticket
  16. Rostrevor

    Address

    78 Shore Road, Rostrevor, County Down, BT34 3AA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9185 3621

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    This beautiful area has superb views and good walking routes over Carlingford Lough. Rostrevor Forest is also known as one of the highest ranking woodlands in the East of Northern Ireland and is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  17. Newry

    Address

    7 Mount Charles North, Bessbrook, Newry, County Down, BT35 7DW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3083 8006

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    A ¼ acre garden in a 19th century linen village. As the garden is divided into areas there is something to suit all tastes.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  18. Newcastle

    Address

    Bryansford Road, Tollymore Park, Newcastle, Co Down, BT33 0PR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4372 2428

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    Oak wood from Tollymore Forest Park was used for the interiors of the White Star liners which included the Titanic. A walk along the Shimna River is marked by many curiosities, natural and artificial - rocky outcrops, bridges, grottos and caves.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  19. Seaforde

    Address

    Seaforde, Seaforde Demesne, Seaforde, County Down, BT30 8PG

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4481 1225

    Type

    Type:

    Nature and Wildlife

    A hornbeam maze at the centre of an 18th century walled garden is the focus of interest at Seaforde. Set in the lush splendour of the Gardens, the Tropical Butterfly House features a large flight area with hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies.

  20. Child climbing and another on a slide in the play park, at Delamont Country Park.
    Family enjoying a walk to Strangford Stone in Delamont Country Park.
    Family enjoying the view of the Mourne Mountains from Strangford Stone in Delamont Country Park.
    Family standing over a gate looking at the fabulous view of the Islands on Strangford Lough, from Grey Point Lookout at Delamont Country Park.
    Child climbing and another on a slide in the play park, at Delamont Country Park.
    Family enjoying a walk to Strangford Stone in Delamont Country Park.
    Family enjoying the view of the Mourne Mountains from Strangford Stone in Delamont Country Park.
    Family standing over a gate looking at the fabulous view of the Islands on Strangford Lough, from Grey Point Lookout at Delamont Country Park.

    Killyleagh

    Address

    90 Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, County Down, BT30 9TZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 33 0137 4046

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of natural beauty, Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh offers peace, beauty and tranquillity.

    Facilities onsite include a magnificent adventure playground for the children to enjoy. There are…

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