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Historic Chimney Rock Hike

208 Head Road, Newcastle, County Down, BT34 4RQ
View from summit, Mourne Mountains


Hike up Chimney Rock a walk through history. Hike Begins at Carrick Little Glamping (parking cost £3). From here we take a short walk down the road before heading up the mountain trail towards long Seefin and following the wall we then head up as far as the Bloody Bridge trail before heading up the old railway track to Carrs face, this is one of the last 3 rail rail system in Ireland. From here we head up on to Chimney rock summit seeing the aircrash monument from World war 2 before heading into the valley seeing parts of the plane crash site, then heading back to the cars

All participants must have reasonable fitness, come appropriately dressed for a day of hiking no jeans allowed. Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing, waterproofs, a lunch, snacks and water a small flask containing a hot drink is recommended.

Walk is led by qualified mountain leader.


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  • Accommodation nearby
  • Fitness level required - medium
  • Prior Booking Required

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Adult£25.00 per ticket

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Season (25 May 2024)
Saturday09:30 - 16:30

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