Silent Valley Walking Trails

Walking Route
Enjoy the tranquility of Silent Valley Mountain Park in the heart of the Mourne Mountains.

Follow a trail to submerge in the beauty of the park and find out about the industrial heritage which gave rise to the magnificent dams and shaped the surrounding landscape.

Nature Trail: 1.1 miles
Ben Crom Dam Walk: 6 miles
Heritage Trail: 1.75 miles
Reservoir Trail: 1 mile
Mountain Trail: 2 miles
Challenge Trail: 1.9 miles

- Car Parking
- Toilets
- Picnic Area
- Cafe
- Playpark

All trails start and end in the main Car Park.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

Opening times:

The reservoir grounds are open daily from 10:00 until 18:30 (May to September) and 10:00 until 16:00 (October to April).


Car £4.50
Coach £27
Minibus £11

Annual Pass
If you visit on a regular basis you may benefit from an Annual Pass. The current price is £20 for a car pass and £50 for a minibus pass (up to 16 passengers) which will allow entry during normal opening hours for one year. Details on the Water Service website.

Motor Cycle £2
Foot £1.60
Child £0.60
Season Ticket £19.57

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Kilkeel Visitor Information Centre
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