Official tourism website for Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion

Christmas and New Year

No matter how long your visit is, there’s so much to see and do in Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion. With so much on offer, why not gift a memorable experience for a loved one this Christmas? 

  1. View of the front exterior of the Burrendale Hotel, Country Club and Spa, Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland.

    Burrendale Hotel, Country Club and Spa

    Christmas 2023 at the Burrendale

    Festive Lunch/Dinner | Festive Bottomless Brunch | Christmas Bonkers Bingo | Christmas Office Party Nights

    Click here to purchase gift vouchers (opens in new window)

  2. Picture of Montalto House, Montalto Lake and Boathouse all within Montalto Estate in Ballynahinch.

    Montalto Estate

    Looking for the perfect gift for friends, family or colleagues? Why not give the gift of Monalto?

    There are two types of gift vouchers to choose from available at Montalto Estate, one for our magnificent Trails & Gardens, our upcoming events or annual membership and the other is for our Cafe and our Gift Shop.


    Find out more here (opens in new window).

  3. luxury Glamping in Mourne Willowtree Glamping with hot tub romantic rural retreat

    Willowtree Glamping Mournes- The Goldfinch's Retreat

    Extra 10% joy with code GIVE10 on gift vouchers at Willowtree Glamping Mournes!

    Embrace a Giant Spirit this Christmas with Willowtree Glamping! Unlock an extra 10% of joy when you purchase gift vouchers between Friday 1 December - Wednesday 20 December 2023. Give the gift of unforgettable luxury experiences in our bespoke cabins, complete with private hot tubs and breathtaking views. Best of all, it's an adults-only escape, ensuring an enchanting retreat just for grown-ups. Treat your loved ones to the extraordinary this holiday season and make it truly magical with Willowtree Glamping Mournes.

    Click here to order a Willowtree Glamping Mournes gift card (opens in new window)

  4. The Cuan Bedrooms

    The Cuan

    Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher - The Cuan, Strangford

    The perfect Christmas gift. Elevate your Christmas gift with Afternoon Tea at The Cuan on Saturday 20 January 2024.

    What's included: A glass of Kir Royale on arrival, an array of delectable sandwiches, a cup of homemade soup, freshly baked scones served with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, an assortment of pastries and scrumptious cakes and a selection of teas.

    Click here to purchase gift vouchers (opens in new window)

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    Bike Mourne

    Castlewellan Trail Quest

    It’s back! Our annual Christmas Bike Bash returns on the 29th December!

    A great opportunity to get out Mountain Biking on the awesome Castlewellan Trails over the holidays, try out new kit or simply burn off some Christmas Pudding! We’re planning our usual fun yet challenging quest taking you around the MTB trails along with the surrounding stunning Castlewellan Forest Park giving you the opportunity to test your MTB skills alongside planning, navigation and teamwork.

    The quest is a 2 hr maximum event suitable for Novice and Experienced Cyclists alike and while you can enter as a Solo or a Team of any number (including families), your duration and level of participation is left entirely at your discretion – Chill or Challenge!

    This year we’re permitting Standard Mountain Bikes and Electric Mountain Bikes – Bikes must be in a suitable condition for the trails and all riders must wear helmets – our Bike fleet will be available for hire – pre-booking advised.

    Check-ins on the day will be from 10am until 10.30am while starts will be from 10.30am until 11am – Results at 1pm


    Life Adventure Centre, Castlewellan Forest Park

  6. View of the front of the Canal Court Hotel and Spa building, fountain also in the picture.

    Canal Court Hotel and Spa

    Gift vouchers and Afternoon Tea Experiences at the Canal Court

    Gift Card | Spa Gift Card |  Afternoon Tea | Prosecco Afternoon Tea.

    Click here to purchase a varierty of gift voucher options (opens in new window)

  7. East Coast Adventure Centre

    Give the "Gift of Adventure" with an outdoor gift voucher to be used against any activity, kids camp, glamping or mountain lodge accommodation.

    Click here to purchase gift vouchers (opens in new window)

  8. Underground Self Catering Cottages

    Fairy River Glamping

    Fairy River Gift Voucher

    Gift an enchanting escape with a Fairy River Gift Certificate this Christmas. It's not just a present, but a ticket to a world of magic and wonder. Perfect for romantic getaways, family adventures, or tranquil retreats, it promises unforgettable memories. Give the gift of experience - a step into a storybook, a magic moment, a lasting memory. Make your loved ones feel special with the magic of Fairy River.

    Click here to book

  9. Gorse Hill Farm

    Midweek stay 2 nights for £230

    Enjoy a 2 night midweek stay (Sun-Thu) in our luxury 4 star self catering cottage (sleeps 4) for £230.  Enjoy a weekend (Fri & Sat) for £250.

    Click here to find out more

  10. Hillyard House Hotel

    Gift a Hillyard Experience this Christmas.

    Hillyard House gift vouchers can be purchased online or pop in to see the friendly reception team

    Book Now

    Tel 028 4377 1010

  11. Kingdom of Mourne Tours

    Buy one, get one half price

    Have a great day out in the Mournes with a guided hike from Kingdom of Mourne Tours. Come with friends or family members. For every full price walk booked get another at half price. Up to a maximum of ten people. Tours are booked direct through on a date that suits you.

    Click here to find out more


  12. Exterior Daytime at the Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch

    Millbrook Lodge Hotel

    Festive Afternoon Tea at the Millbrook

    Mon - Sat 1 pm - 4 pm throughout December 2023. £30 pp | £38pp with bubbles or non alcoholic

    BAKERY - Apple and Cinnamon Scone with jam and cream, Gingerbread

    CLASSIC SANDWICHES - Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry, Bacon, Brie & Onion Chutney, Traditional Egg and Cress

    SWEET TREATS - Raspberry & Coconut Cake, Chocolate & Orange Fondant salted caramel, Mulled fruit pie, trio of macaroons, Tea or Coffee

    Click here to purchase gift vouchers and experiences

  13. Luxury Glamping Mourne Mountains

    Mourne Meadow Cabins

    Santa visit children in log cabin | hot tub

    £35 per child. Special visit from Mr and Mrs Claus to your own private log cabin. Santa loves to chat to the children, while Mrs.Claus and Holly the Elf make hot chocolate and cookies. Personalised pressies are given to each child and Santa helps to open them. Santa lights the campfire, toasts marshmallows with the children and sing popular Christmas songs. This is truly a memorable experiences that the children will remember for years.

    Click here to contact us about purchasing gift vouchers (open in new window)

  14. Whitewater Brewery

    Whitewater Brewery Tour & Taste

    Gift vouchers available for our Tours and merchandise at Whitewater Brewery.

    Click here to purchase from Whitewater Brewery Gift Vouchers and from the online shop.

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