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Tollymore in the Mournes has four way-marked trails of varying lengths taking the visitor on a tour Tollymore Forest Park in the Mournes has four way-marked trails of varying lengths taking the visito

Forests, Parks & Gardens (Mournes)


Places To Visit

Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Killeavy, Newry

Tree felling operations in the main woodland area of Slieve Gullion Forest will be ongoing for a period of approximately 3 months. The Scenic Drive will be closed to public vehicle access from Monday, 23rd February; however, car parking for visitors will still be available in the forest car park adjacent to the Play Park and Courtyard.

Forest Visitors are asked to observe all Health & Safety signage that is in place throughout the period of working. Additional information signage concerning bio-security precautions, and to give advance warning of the work, will be placed at key access points.

Any enquiries regarding this work should be directed to or by phone to 028 4377 2241 – Monday to Friday 09:00 to 16:00 hours only.

Slieve Gullion has been long associated with myths and legends. Here visitors can walk in the footsteps of Finn McCool and Cu Chulainn. Visitors can also experience a 6000 year old tomb, enjoy the red squirrel walk, or jump around in the playpark.

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.

Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor, Newry

The forest features riverside walks and an arboretum. There is a two-mile forest drive to panoramic views over Carlingford Lough. There is also an Information area and cafe.

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.

Newcastle Parks, Newcastle

Newcastle's Parks consist of outdoor facilities at the Castle and Island parks. Castle Park comprises Crazy Golf, Go-Karts and Pedaloe Swans. Island Park offers four outdoor tennis courts and a 9-hole pitch 'n' putt course.

Loughbrickland Park, Banbridge

Local park with childrens playground. Wooded walks. Picnic tables.

Drumkeeragh Forest Park, Castlewellan

A small car park for visitors is located off the Drumnaquoile Road and an extensive forest road system offers access for walkers to most parts of the forest.

7 Mount Charles North Garden, Bessbrook/co.armagh, Newry

A ¼ acre garden in a 19th century linen village. As the garden is divided into areas there is something to suit all tastes.

Harry Ferguson Memorial Garden, Dromore

The Harry Ferguson Memorial Garden is set opposite the Ferguson Homestead and exhibits a life size bronze statue of Harry Ferguson.

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