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 A Warm Welcome Awaits You
In the Mythical Mountains of Mourne
& Carlingford Lough Region
The Mourne Mountains are famed for their stunning mountain and seascapes.
Home to music,dance,myths and legends its easy to see how CS Lewis was inspired by the Mournes to create the mythical setting of Narnia
As part of some of our Gathering events, you will have the chance to sail up Carlingford Lough and take part in an emigration re-enactment. Many left these shores on a tall ship above in search of a better life and to follow their dreams. We want you to come home and "complete the circle". Tell us what happened after they reached their destination.
 
The Fairy Glen in Rostrevor
The Cloughmore Stone that was hurled across the Lough at Finn AMacCool the giant
There are lots of events and festivals where you can join in the "craic" or enjoy our the vast range of outdoor activities, cookery schools, food and drink and visitor attractions.
                                              
From mythical giants to the legendary sports stars of Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell
& Darren Clarke we have something for everyone.
 
Kilkeel Championship Golf Course
Walking In The Mournes
                
There is great walking, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, bouldering, archery, orienteering, cycle routes, horse riding, archery, award wining beaches for exploring rock pools and making sandcastles.
  
The food and drink in this area is second to none with its lush green fields and abundant coastline
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Where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea
by Phil Coulter
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This site has been developed by the local tourism providers
who live in and love this beautiful region and who can hopefully inspire you
with our knowledge and passion for the area.
 
We look forward to welcoming you very soon!