The Mournes Walks

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They sweep down to the sea, they rise in huge heathery humps, surrounded by farmlands divided into tiny, stone-walled fields. Explore the Mournes in the company of walking expert Paddy Dillon, taking in rugged coast, high mountains and forest parks.

The Walks

All parts of the Mournes: the High and Low Mournes as well as the Kingdom of Mourne; the Silent Valley circuit; the Mourne Coastal Path; the old smuggling route of the Brandy Pad; Warrenpoint and Rostrevor; the complete Mounre Wall circuit; a four-day walk from Newry to Clough along the Ulster Way, Mourne Way and Lecale Way; Tollymore and Castlewellan Forest Parks; as well as lesser-known outlying trails such as the Castlwellan Loanans.

Caters for: casual strollers, family groups, ramblers, serious walkers

  • 32 walks covering all parts of the Mournes
  • clear, detailed instructions
  • information on flora and fauna
  • location maps, with each walk outlined
  • beautiful wildlife illustrations
  • information on places to stay

List of Walks

01: Warrenpoint and Rosstrevor | 16km
02: Slieve Martin and Knockshee | 17km
03: Slive Roe from Knockbarragh | 12km
04: Slieve Roosley from Leitrim Lodge | 13km
05: Tievedockaragh and Rocky Mountain | 12km
06: Hen, Cock, Pigeon and Eagle Mountain | 16km
07: Eagle Mountain and Finlieve | 16km
08: Slievemoughanmore from Attical | 13km
09: Slieve Muck and Pigeon Rock Mountain | 19km
10: The Spelga Dam Circuit | 15km
11: The Silent Valley Circuit | 26km
12: Slieve Binnian from the Annalong Valley | 18km
13: Annalong Valley and Rocky Mountain | 16km
14: Chimney Rock Mountain | 12km
15: The Mourne Coastal Path | 8km
16: The Brandy Pad from East to West | 12km
17: Slieve Meelbeg and Slieve Meelmore | 13km
18: Slieve Bearnagh from Trassey | 10km
19: Slieve Commedagh from Trassey | 14km
20: Slieve Commedagh from Newcastle | 14km
21: Slieve Donard from Newcastle | 15km
22: Tollymore Forest Park | 9km
23: Murlough National Nature Reserve | 10km
24: The Castlewellan Loanans | 18km
25: Castlewellan Forest Park | 11km
26: The Windy Gap and Legananny | 16km
27: Slieve Croob from Finnis | 10km
28: The Mourne Wall Walk | 32km
29: Ulster Way - Newry to Rostrevor | 18km
30: Mourne Way - Rostrevor to Ott Track | 20km
31: Mourne Way - Ott Track to Newcastle | 20km
32: Lecale Way - Newcastle to Clough | 13km


Book Details
Title The Mournes Walks
Author Paddy Dillon
Publisher O'Brien Press
Edition 2nd
Release Date 2010
Language English
Map Details 1 Overview Map of the Mourne Mountains and 32 Route Maps
Printed Pages 160 Pages
Size 19.5cm x 13.0cm
Postal Weight 300g

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