Mourne Walking Festival
This years walking festival begins on Friday 23rd of June to Sunday the 25th. All of the walks begin in Warrenpoint which is only a short distance from our cottages at Hanna’s Close near Kilkeel. The cottages are Eco friendly having achieved silver in the Green tourism awards. The Mourne Mountains provide stunning scenery for the walks from soaring mountains to gentle rivers. This provides walks which suits walkers of all levels of fitness.
G I Trail – The Patton Trail
Retrace the Footsteps of the American GIs in Northern Ireland. Kilkeel featured highly in the War effort with Mourne Park being the base for the 5th Infantry Division. Its at Greencastle and Dunavil that you can still see remains of the runways, watch towers and the Bomber Training Buildings.
Game of Thrones in the Mournes
Experience the real locations used by Game of Thrones. Start off in County Down at Winterfell in Castle Ward, then Audleys Castle which was Robb starks Camp.
Follow the road along the river Quoile then head for the Mournes and to Tollymore Forest Park which has become the Haunted Forest. Drive through to Spelga, the last location to be used then on to our cottages and relax and watch the Box Set in front of a lovely open fire.
Shotgun Championships 2017
The Northern Ireland Shotgun Championships are coming to the Mournes in 2017. From the 28th to 29th of April. They are being held in Ballinran, only a short distance from our cottages. There is 10% discount for guests attending the Championships.
Mountains of Mourne Country Cottages Ltd,
Hanna's Close, Aughnahoory Road, Kilkeel,
County Down, Northern Ireland, BT34 4AH
Telephone: (028) 4176 5999 uk | + 44 28 4176 5999 intl