Mourne Top 10 Activities

As the ‘Outdoor Capital of Ireland’, the Mournes are a must visit destination for adventure seekers of all ages and abilities… Beginner? Family? Addict? No excuses! 
 
Stunning mountains, dramatic coastline, enchanting forests, all waiting to be explored through a range of fantastic outdoor activities… Mild or wild? Your choice!
 
Gear rental, instructed sessions, guided trips, all available from our award winning centre, open to the public, all year round… No experience needed.
 
To help get you started, we’ve included our Mournes Top 10 activities!
 

GO MOUNTAIN BIKING…

Muddy marvellous; Choose your level from the Green, Blue, Red or Black options on the Mourne MTB Trails. We’re located right at the Castlewellan Trail Head so it couldn’t be easier! Try our half day self-guided MTB shred on the awesome Castlewellan Trails.

TRY STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING...

Life's a balance! Whether relaxation or exhiliration, or a little of both, this awesome activity has it all! With our lakeside centre, it couldn't be easier to get aboard a board. Try our half day self-guided Loop of the Lake tour on the stunning Castlewellan Lake.

GO ELECTRIC BIKING...

Catch the buzz! Whether road, track or trail, this is cycling at it's very best, where the uphill's every bit as much fun as the downhill. With miles of options, Castlewellan offers the perfect start and mix of options. Have a go at our half day self-guided Castlewellan Trails Blast.

TRY KAYAKING…

Splash out! Get afloat with our extensive sit on top kayak rental service located right at our lakeside centre. Whether your preference is on the water or in the water, this activities covers all preferences. Try our half day self-guided Sit on Top Splash on Castlewellan Lake. 

GO CANOEING...

Go with the flow! Grace the water with our excellent canoe rental service located right at our lakeside centre. This must be the most tranquil of all watersports, improved only bey bringing a good picnic. Try our half day self-guided Island Hopper tour of the beautifial Castlewellan Lake. 

TRY ROCK CLIMBING...

New heights! Get out and see what it’s all about with a fun intro to all things vertical, climbing and abseiling on a range of Mourne crags. This is literally 'learning the ropes' in the most fun way possible. Try our half day fully instructed Altnadua Experience.

GO WET BOULDERING…

The wetter the better; Leaping, Scrambling and Swimming in a mix of local Mourne Mountain Rivers. We provide all the specialist equipment needed, you just bring your swimwear, towel and waterproof camera. Try our half day fully-guided Bloody Bridge Bouldering Experience.

GO HILLWALKING...

Explore more! Get out and see what it’s all about with our fun intro to all things mountainous in the Mournes. Whether summits, selfies or both, this is a must do (at least once!) activity. Try our half day fully guided Happy Valley or full day Slieve Donard Experiences. 

GO COASTEERING…

Wet your pants and enjoy it! Get out and see what it’s all about with our fun intro to all things coast like on the famous Mourne coastline. Climbing cliffs, jumping into rock pools and swimming through a sea cave or two. Try our half day fully guided Maggies Leap Experience. 

TRY ARCHERY...

Hit the spot! Games of Thrones fan, or not, get out and see what it’s all about with our fun intro to all things pointy. This is the one activity thats sure to bring our the competitiveness in even the easiest going folk. Try our half day fully instructed Archer’s Experience.
 
 
All options offer a flexible ‘beginner’ friendly approach ranging in level and duration to suit a mix of age and ability - please contact us directly to discuss any speciifc needs.
 
All options can be individual or group experiences including families/friends, school/youth, corporate etc - please contact us direct to discuss any specific needs.
 
All options, where applicable are fully staffed by local and passionate Instructors and Guides and supported as necessary by our full range of equipment, shuttles etc.
 
All options, where applicable include complimentary use of our centre facilities including changing and shower facilities. 
 
 
TOP ADVENTURE PACKAGES
 
If you would like to mix and match or discuss alternative options, get in touch and we’ll create your bespoke package. 

 

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