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For Families (Mournes)


Places To Visit

Nautilus Centre and Mourne Maritime Visitor Centre, Kilkeel, Newry

The Nautilus Centre overlooks Kilkeel's busy and picturesque fishing port and houses the Mourne Maritime Visitor Centre, Kilkeel Tourist Information Centre and Mourne Seafood Cookery School.

Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Killeavy, Newry

'Winner' Tourism Partner Initiatve, NITA Awards 2013. 10km drive up and round this thickly wooded park as well as a mountain top trail to cairns and lake.

Bronte Homeland Interpretative Centre, Rathfriland, Newry

The fertile land of County Down has been farming country for centuries. It was here that Patrick Brontë, father of Charlotte, Emily and Anne - the famous Brontë sisters, was born into a farming family on 17th March 1777.

Castlewellan Forest Park & Peace Maze, Castlewellan

Located in a dramatic setting of mountains and sea, this is one of the most oustanding tree and shrub collections in Europe. The beauty, vigour and perfect shape of the trees in the National Aboretum attract tree enthusiasts from around the world.

Tollymore Forest Park, Newcastle

Oak wood from Tollymore Forest Park was used for the interiors of the White Star liners which included the Titanic. A walk along the Shimna River is marked by many curiosities, natural and artificial - rocky outcrops, bridges, grottos and caves.

Tropicana Outdoor Heated Fun Pool, Newcastle

Those who enjoy the wet side of life can have fun in Tropicana. Newcastle's outdoor heated leisure pool with its giant waterslide. To ensure that the toddlers are not forgotten, they have their own paddling pools with the Nellie the Elephant slide.

Cranfield West Beach, Kilkeel, Newry

Cranfield West offers a gently sloping, mainly sandy beach located at the entrance to Carlingford Lough, an area designated as being of Special Scientific Interest.

Cocos Adventure Playground, Newcastle

Large indoor adventure playground. Kids under 14 years will have a funbelieveable time on our large selection of slides, eg Free Fall, Snake Slide, Astra Slide, Assault Courses, Activity Tower, Cable Ride, Ball Pools and Soft Play Area.

Newcastle and Murlough Beach, Newcastle

This 5 mile stretch of golden sands is still the essence of the resort and is hugely popular for swimming, sunbathing and other forms of recreation.

Annalong Cornmill and Harbour, Annalong, Newry

Built in about 1830 and powered by a waterwheel, the mill overlooks the harbour. Wheelchair access limited.

Millworker's House, Bessbrook/co.armagh, Newry

Restored terrace house, built in 1881. Depicts the home of a linen-mill worker in Bessbrook in the late 19th century.

Slieve Croob and Windy Gap Viewpoint/ Picnic Areas, Banbridge

Slieve Croob or, 'Mountain of the Hoof' rises to a height of 1,755 feet, its chief claim to fame being the source of the River Lagan which rises a short distance from the summit.

Funny Farm Adventures Maize Maze, Castlewellan

The Maize Maze is the only one of its kind in Northern Ireland. A massive 6 acre field of 8 feet tall Maize. Can you find your way through? Each year the Maize Maze will have a different theme. This year's theme is Mayhem at the Maize.

The Fun House, Newry

A big brilliant buzzing place for 0 – 12 years. Private party rooms, astro slides, large play frames, seated café and sofas, football pitch.

W5 LITE at The OUTLET Banbridge, Banbridge

W5, one of Northern Ireland’s top family attractions, has brought its award-winning interactive discovery experience to The OUTLET, Banbridge.

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