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Things to do in the Mournes

The Mournes area is a thrill seekers dream, with plenty of activities for experts and novices.  The combination of sea and mountains mean you can choose from full on adventure or a more laid back approach to the outdoors.  With hill walking, rock climbing and mountain boarding to mountain biking, bouldering, fishing, golf and horse riding, there is something to suit all abilities.

  • Mournes Walking

    Activity Centres (Mournes)

    Climbing, coasteering and bouldering, high ropes and zip lines to mountain biking, orienteering and archery. There is something to suit everyone!

  • Mourne Fishing

    Angling (Mournes)

    Whether you are an expert or a novice angler, you will not be disappointed – so relax and enjoy.

  • Child birdwatching courtesy UWT

    Birdwatching (Mournes)

    See first hand in the high cliffs, ravens, red grouse and peregrine falcons.

  • Newcastle Yacht Club

    Cruises and Sailing (Mournes)

    Sailing is a perfect way to relax and enjoy the coast and scenic beauty of the area.

  • Cycling Mournes

    Cycling Routes (Mournes)

    Discover stunning views, and the beauty of the landscape on a bike.

  • Horse Riding

    Equestrian (Mournes)

    Whether you are a beginner or a confident rider there are operators which can accommodate all levels.

  • Golf Royal County Down

    Golf (Mournes)

    The Mournes and Ring of Gullion areas feature a number of Golf courses within a beautiful picturesque setting.

  • National Trails Day - Hike in the Mourne Mountains

    Other Activities (Mournes)

    Why not try something different. With numerous possibilities you will be spoilt for choice!

  • Walking in the Mournes, Co. Down

    Walking (Mournes)

    Walking in the Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion is possibly the best way to appreciate the breath taking landscapes.

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