Granite Tours is a unique tour company within the County Down area. Based in the heart of the beautiful Mourne Mountains Granite tours offers a range of high quality, fun based, fact filled tours which will be sure to meet your needs and expectations of all ages. Owned by local man Noel Smith this tourism venture aims to show off all that the Kingdom of Mourne has to offer, from Coach Tours through the Mountains of Mourne to walking tours through the seaside town of Newcastle or discovering the historical town of Downpatrick we can do it all.
Tour through the iconic Mountains of Mourne, See where C.S. Lewis gained his literacy inspiration for ‘The Cronicals of Narnia’, visit the famous Silent Valley reservoir and Spelga damn, and the historical Dundrum castle. Also view some of the most outstanding natural beauty the Ireland has to offer. Duration 3 hours approx
Newcastle walking tour:
Take a walk down Newcastle’s promenade and see exactly what makes this famous seaside town so special, from Percy French, Harry Ferguson, to the tragic fishing disaster at Newcastle harbour. So let us take you back in time and bring you on a journey arriving at today’s modern, buzzing Newcastle. Duration 2 hours, 1.5 miles approx
Downpatrick walking tour:
Take a walk through the historical town of Downpatrick. Visit the world famous St’ Patricks centre learning all about Irelands patron Saint from his young days to his bring Christianity to Ireland. Take a walk up to the St’ Patricks Cathedral and visit the burial place of Irelands patron Saint and then to the Down County Museum and entrench yourself in the history of this great town from Rebellion to tales of transportation an absolute must stop on your visit to Downpatrick. Duration 2 hours approx.
Alternative times can be arranged by appointment all year.
Private tours available upon request
Coach tour guides provided upon request.
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