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  1. Northern Ireland Railways Station located in Newry
    Visit Mourne is close to everywhere and the start of your exploration is merely a hop, skip and jump away no matter where on the island of Ireland or further afield you’re starting from. What ever way you travel, an hour or two by plane, train, boat, bus or car is usually all it takes to get you here. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you embrace our giant spirit. So let’s find somewhere to get you started.
  2. Translink X5 dedicated bus service between Newry & Dublin Airport
    With good roads, great public transport and a range of discount passes, we do our best to help you get to as many of our most popular attractions and picturesque landscapes with minimal fuss.
  3. Couple outside a hire vehicle looking at a map.
    Travelling around Visit Mourne by road couldn’t be easier. You can bring your own car over by ferry, hire a motorhome to live under the stars or hop on your bike and experience the open road on two wheels.
  4. Car driving through the scenic Mourne Mountains
    If you are looking for a scenic drive or planning a long-distance group tour, Visit Mourne is a unique place to explore and experience. It is so easy to get to and around this region which is famous for its natural beauty, spectacular landscapes, charming villages, and towns and, of course, a warm welcome from the locals.
  5. Couple receiving visitor information at Newcastle Visitor Information Centre
    Looking for some inspiration on things to do, experiences to be had, and the best places to eat and stay when you come to Visit Mourne? Our friendly Visitor Information team is here to lend a hand and give you the inside track on what’s happening throughout Visit Mourne.
  6. Couple strolling along the streets of Newry shopping
    Visit Mourne has the same currency as the rest of Northern Ireland and uses the pound sterling (£). All major credit cards and contactless payment are in general use across Visit Mourne.
  7. Passengers on board Enterprise train
    Keep up-to-date with the latest information and guidance relating to the current Covid-19 travel restrictions and guidelines.
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  1. Family Breaks
    Whoever it was that put this place together had children in mind - just look at it. The Mountains of Mourne are like something straight out of a children’s novel. Indeed, they inspired a certain C.S. Lewis to take to his desk and weave his magic in Narnia.
  2. Couple meditating in Slieve Gullion Forest on the Sound of Silence experience by Xhale.
    People have been coming to Visit Mourne to escape the relative hectic pace of life for centuries. Spend an hour here and your body and mind will thank you, spend a few days and by the time you’re finished you’ll be “standing in the sunlight laughing”.
  3. Activity Breaks in Visit Mourne
    If it’s adventure and activity that you’re after, then Visit Mourne has more nooks to cycle through, crannies to climb and beautiful terrain to traipse across than any other part of Northern Ireland.
  4. Shopping Break
    Visit Mourne’s unique position in the world means that people have been coming here on weekend shopping trips for years. Not only can shoppers avail of some great bargains from top international brands,
  5. 2 cyclists enjoying the scenery at the slip of Strangford Lough Ferry.
    The locals of Visit Mourne are rightfully proud of their little corner of the world. In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to preserve Visit Mourne’s natural beauty and work with it to make sure that it is here to be enjoyed for generations to come.
  6. Couple enjoying the spa treatments at Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle, County Down
    Everyone needs a little time away and Visit Mourne is the perfect spot. The vast open spaces, rivers, lakes and the surrounding seas all speak of a pace of life that is less about the hustle and bustle and more about the rustle of leaves on trees and evenings spent sipping local brews with a whiff of mountain thyme on a gentle breeze.
  7. Romantic Break Ideas
    A few minutes spent in the mythical surrounds of Visit Mourne and you’ll understand what inspired Percy French to pen his famous ballad Mountains o’ Mourne. The hero of the song longs to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and spend time with his muse ‘where dark Mourne sweeps down to the sea’.
  8. Golf Breaks
    Many of the world’s finest fairways and truest greens are right here under the watchful eye of the Mourne Mountains. They feature some of the most spectacular and scenic golfing challenges in the world and it is not hard to see how some of these courses have inspired the golfing giants of Northern Ireland.
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