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Mourne Mountains

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The best known mountains in Ireland consist of 12 shapely summits rising...

The best known mountains in Ireland consist of 12 shapely summits rising above 2,000 feet on the eastern side, and the rugged peak of Slieve Donard that climbs steeply to 2,796 feet.

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Slievebernagh ....... Defeated

Newcastle mournemountains slievebernagh We intended to do slievebernagh then slievecommedagh and maybe slievedonard but when we reached harescap at the brandypad I was defeated... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steviebizel
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newcastle mournemountains slievebernagh We intended to do slievebernagh then slievecommedagh and maybe slievedonard but when we reached harescap at the brandypad I was defeated. There's perfect parking at meelmore lodge which look s outstanding, we grabbed some information and intend to stay. This walk is tough, you need to be of great ability and come prepared. It's as hard coming... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With thanks to Irish poet William Butler Yeats for the quote from The Lake Isle of Innisfree. On a recent sunny Sunday we took a drive "down into Down", possibly our favourite county. Its scenery reminds us of a children's storybook about the countryside. We took the high Mournes scenic loop and pulled off into a small parking and picnic... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a beautiful area. Despite the weather, slieve donard or any of the peaks around here make for a spectacular hike. Well worth the hard work!

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Thank kateabroad
Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a day walking to Hares Gap, going over the ridge and down to Bloody Bridge. It was a great moderate walk, and we are blessed with good weather. Would recommend if you like the great outdoors.

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Thank Anne B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just s sample off what the Mournes are for a day hike, There are so many hikes you can do in the Mournes and they are all just as stunning

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Thank FMURTAGH
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Bloody Bridge is about 2miles outside of Newcastle on the coastal path to Annalong. A roadside carpark has council controlled toilets and shelter room/changing room generally used by hikers and bouldering groups. The coastal footpath leads to a small pebble beach and is National Trust owned with free access. A good local spot for fishing on the incoming tide. The... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I was touring the coast road of Ireland, so passed through the area. The 'Mountains of Mourne' has a very attractive and romantic reputation. The whole coast road from Belfast to Newry is signed as the Mourne Coastal Route, which a bit of a stretch as the Mourne mountains is really just the section south of Newcastle - although you... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Northern Irelands most scenic area, a brilliant place to stay for both the enthusiastic out doors type and the less energetic type like me.

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Dundonald, Belfast.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful part of Northern Ireland, the views are really stunning! We finished off in Spelga Dam where we enjoyed the scenery and had dinner at one of the outdoor tables. The food from the chippy van was yummy 😋

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Up the Slieve Donard and back from Slieve Binnian car park is a non-traditional route but it gave us the whole day in unreal landscapes of the Mourne Mountains. The road from the car park goes through stone walled fields first. Then through the rusty gates and along the forest edge. Once you reach Annalong valley, turn right on the... More 

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