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Make Time to relax, reconnect and reboot

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  1. It's Time for the Beach
    Come along to Cranfield Beach and Tyrella Beach for free family fun activites this Summer at award winning beaches!
  2. Forest Activities
    With plenty of fun for all the family, from Stories on the Mountains to Family Treasure Hunts. Come with us as we go into the woods this Summer in Castlewellan Forest Park, Delamont Country Park, Kilbroney Park and Slieve Gullion Forest Park.
  3. Beaches
    The Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is famous as the land where the mountains sweep down to the sea. Our rugged coastline is home to sweeping views, pristine sands, and the fresh sea air. Towns and villages along the coastline offer a warm welcome to sea lovers from around the world.
  4. Forests & Parks
    The Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is home to expansive woodlands and dedicated parks. Whether you want to escape to the forest, or spend a fun family day out in one of our many adventure play parks, you’ll be well catered for in Down and Armagh.
  5. Castlewellan Forest Park
    Located in Castlewellan, 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.
  6. Delamont Country Park
    Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough, just outside Killyleagh, Delamont Country Park is full of surprises. The park is the home of the Strangford Stone, which at ten metres high is the tallest monolith in Ireland. For kids, there’s the Outdoor Adventure Playground, while the whole family will love the Steamers Cafe and Miniature Railway.
  7. Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
    Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor offers some of the most scenic views around Visit Mourne. Located overlooking the village of Rostrevor, Kilbroney’s scenic forest drive culminates in unparalleled views over Carlingford Lough below.
  8. Slieve Gullion Forest Park
    With tranquil woodland trails, stunning views across the Ring of Gullion to the Mourne Mountains, Cooley Peninsula and Armagh Drumlins, and adventure playpark, Fairy Walk and the Giant's lair in the wonderful Hawthorn Hill Forest - Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Meigh is a must see place to visit!

Make Time for Memorable Moments this Summer

Make your day

  1. A perfect holiday is one the whole family can enjoy together. With plenty of pet friendly walks and places to stay. Your pet will love the fresh air and time well spent with you.
  2. Make time for family days out, day trips, fun things to do in the Mourne Mountains, Ring of Gullion and Strangford Lough.
  3. Sleep in castles or amongst the stars. Be prepared for enjoyment, scenic views, comfortable beds, and service and hospitality you’ll never forget.
  4. Giants play a role throughout Irish mythology, and this area hosts some of the most important locations from the tale of Fionn Mac Cumhaill, the most famous giant of them all. Visit Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is home to a giant spirit, and our varied calendar of festivals and events are no different.
  5. The Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is the proud home of some of the most exciting activity centres and adventure parks in the world. Whether you’re planning your next family staycation, or a group trip with a difference. We have you covered. Our mountains, forests and waters are filled with adventures and intrigue. Paddle out on the waters of Strangford Lough or hurtle down the Mournes on a mountain bike. One thing is sure - there won’t be a dull moment.
  6. Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is home to Golf Digest’s Number One Golf Course in the World, Royal County Down. We're punching well above our weight so come test out your irons on some of the best courses in the world.
  7. The Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion is the heartland of fresh produce. Our rolling pastures sweep down to an abundant coastline. As the home of Northern Ireland’s largest fishing fleet and some of the country’s most experienced farmers, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Come and try the freshest ingredients in the Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion.
  8. There are many ways create memories that will last a lifetime. It might not seem like there is enough time in the day, but making the best memories often happen when you're just having fun.
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