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Bearnagh and Meelmore

6 miles, near Newcastle

A 9km/5.5 mile circuit taking in 2 summits in the Mournes

Castle Ward Boundary Trail

8.7 miles, near Strangford

A walking & cycling trail around the boundary of Castle Ward Dem

Central Mournes

9.9 miles, near Hilltown

A moderate circular walk in the central Mournes

Clandeboye Way – Helen’s Bay to Whitespots Country Park

8 miles, near Helens Bay near Crawfordsburn

A woodland walk on a mix of old lanes and tracks

Comber Greenway

7 miles, near Belfast - Dee Street

A traffic-free walk/cycle path along an old railway line.

Glen River

9 (total) miles, near Newcastle

This walk follows the Glen River uphill into Mournes Mountains

Hen, Cock and Pigeon Rock

5.9 miles, near Hilltown

A circular route in the western Mournes

Lagan Towpath

11 miles, near Stranmillis, Belfast

Scenic riverside walk along tarmac path

Lough Shannagh

7 miles, near Kilkeel

Hilly walk on well used track

Meelmore and Meelbeg

5.5 miles, near Hilltown

A moderate circular walk in the High Mournes

North Down Coastal Path

16 miles, near Holywood, Co Down

Relatively flat scenic coastline

Quoile River Walk

5.5 miles, near Downpatrick

A pleasant off road walk along the Quoile River

Reservoir Views

9.3 miles, near Annalong/Newcastle

A strenuous day walk passing through the heart of the Mournes

Slieve Binnian

7 miles, near Annalong Village

Fantastic circular route in the High Mournes

Slieve Donard (via Glen River)

2.9 (one way) miles, near Newcastle

A walk to summit of Slieve Donard, highest mountain in N.Ireland

Slieve Donard from Bloody Bridge

3.2 (one way) miles, near Newcastle

A steep riverside walk leading to the summit of Slieve Donard

Slieve Donard, Commedagh and Bearnagh

15 miles, near Bryansford

Challenging walk in the Mournes, including the two highest peaks

Tollymore Forest Park - Mountain & Drinns Trail

5.5 plus 2.9 miles, near Newcastle

An energetic walk through tranquil mature woodland.

Trassey to Bloody Bridge

7.3 miles, near Bryansford

A moderate linear walk giving a true taste of the Mournes

Adder's Loanin' (Ballyward Walk)

5.5 (approx), miles, near Leitrim

Green lanes and great views of Co. Down countryside

Ballyroney (Lackan Bog ASSI) Walk

5.6 miles, near Ballyroney/Rathfriland

Bogland walk


6 miles, near Castlewellan

Lowland Countryside Paths in the Mourne AONB

Dundrum/ Murlough Walk

8 miles, near Newcastle and Dundrum

Countryside, Coast and Village

Fairy Glen - circular walk

6 miles, near Rostrevor

A circular walk from Rostrevor along the riverside

Highway to Health, Newry

6.3 miles, near Newry

A medium length circular walk around Newry

Slieve Croob Pass Loaning

6.5 miles, near Finnis a.k.a. Massford/Dromara

Scenic walk

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