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Official tourist guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains.

Robert Lloyd Praeger

Official tourist guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains.

by Robert Lloyd Praeger

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Published by McCaw, Stevenson & Orr in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBelfast and County Down Railway.
The Physical Object
Pagination235p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18218267M

Mourne Mountains The Mourne Mountains are a Northern Irish mountain range which lie along the south County Down coast near the Republic of Ireland. Colloquially, they are referred to as 'The Mournes'. Bloggin fae the 'Burn: Ulster-Scots thoughts. Official Tourist Guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains, Image above - ©NITB I picked up a great year-old book for a few pounds recently. It begins with this - "The delightful air and scenery of the County of Down, and the retention within its boundaries of so many remains from.

County Down. The towns and villages of Mourne country are exciting destinations in their own right, also good bases for discovering the magic of the mountains. Popular resort Newcastle, where Slieve Donard really does 'sweep down to the sea' offers family fun, plus the bonus of mountains and championship golf (Royal County Down) on your doorstep. The meeting was attended by Councillors and Officers from Down District, Newry and Mourne, Banbridge District Councils, Mourne Heritage Trust, Newcastle and Newry and Mourne Chambers of Commerce, Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Mourne Heritage Trust, and other key stakeholders in .

Kilbroney Park With a thigh-crunching 27km red trail and a terrifying 19km black, Rostrevor in County Down is reckoned by some to offer the best mountain biking in Ireland. Ballyhoura This mountain-bike centre in County Limerick has the biggest network of trails in the country, ranging from green to black, with the longest at more than 50km. For hotels in Mourne Mountains that serve up a highly-rated breakfast, try Kilmorey Arms Hotel, Avoca Hotel and THE DONARD. What are the best cities to stay in Mourne Mountains? Newcastle, Kilkeel and Moyad are popular with other travellers visiting Mourne Mountains.


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Official tourist guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains by Robert Lloyd Praeger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Full text of "Official Guide To County Down And The Mourne Mountains, Ed.2" See other formats. The Mourne Mountains in County Down are famous for a lot of things.

Challenging peaks, gentle slopes and crystalline lakes. Beauty comes easily to the Mournes, but there’s also a childish joy about the place.

Think of the 28 peaks as a natural playground. Get this from a library. Official guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains. [R Lloyd Praeger; R J Welch; Belfast and County Down Railway Company,; M'Caw, Stevenson &. Things to do near Mourne Mountains on Tripadvisor: reviews and candid photos of things to do near Mourne Mountains in County Down, United Kingdom.

Relax & indulge in County Down > View all counties. Close menu. Saint Patrick. Your Guide to ford Lough > Promotions. Accommodation deals > Restaurants > Events > Promotions. Down: a 3 day itinerary > Game of Thrones.

The Mourne Mountains > Promotions. Masterpiece Strangford Lough > Saint Patrick's. Visit Mourne Mountains, Newry.

11K likes. The official page for those who love the Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion and Strangford Lough & Lecale, Northern Ireland.5/5(1).

Book your tickets online for Mourne Mountains, County Down: See reviews, articles, and photos of Mourne Mountains, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in County Down TripAdvisor reviews.

The Mourne Mountains in County Down are famous for a lot of things. Challenging peaks, gentle slopes and crystalline lakes. Challenging peaks, gentle slopes and crystalline lakes.

Beauty comes easily to the Mournes, but there’s also a childish joy about the place. Official guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains / by: Praeger, Robert Lloyd, Published: () Two centuries of life in Down, / by: Stevenson, John, ca.

Narrow Water Keep on Carlingford Lough - Mourne Scenic Drive. Mourne Mountains & Coastal Scenic Drive Destination Mournes Visitor Information The stunning Mourne Mountains in the south east of Northern Ireland has coastal drives, hill walking, rock climbing, nature rambles, photography, canoeing, cycling, horse riding, bird watching, fishing and world class golf on offer to the visitor.

Official tourist guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains Official tourist guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains Belfast and County Down Railwa Not In Library. A guide to readers Library., 1 book Amy Isabel Young, 1 book Belfast and County Down Railway., 1 book Edmund Ross, 1 book Brum Henderson, 1 book Nathalie.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Belfast to Mourne Mountains easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Belfast to Mourne Mountains right here. The Mourne Mountains offer fabulous walks and chances to explore the history and geography of the area.

Down has everything to offer the casual tourist or the holiday adventurer. From Blue Flag beaches to giant redwoods trees, golf courses to aquariums, and from royal palaces to holy sites, Down is a beautiful and fascinating place.

This is Sheet 6 of a series of 7 themes - Mountains of Mourne, Evidence of the Past, Food from the Mournes, Living in the Mournes, Biodiversity in the Mournes, The Mourne Coast and The Mournes - A Place to Visit. The education sheets should be used in conjunction with Mourne Heritage Trust Facts Sheets to be found in the education Size: 3MB.

May 7, - The best known mountains in Ireland consist of 12 shapely summits rising above 2, feet on the eastern side, and the rugged peak of Slieve Donard that climbs steeply to 2, feet.5/5().

Those who cannot find the magical land of Narnia described by C. Lewis in his novels in their wardrobes should visit the Mourne Mountains. The mountain range in County Down was a source of inspiration for the writer for Narnia.

The Mournes have also been officially declared an "area of extraordinary natural beauty". The #1 Adventure provider in the Outdoor Capital of Ireland, Newcastle & the Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland - the 'must visit' adventure destination.

Mourne Top 10 Activities. Go Kayaking County Down Northern Ireland Tel: +44 (0)28 Below is an extract from a book published by the railway. The quote describes Dundonald for the tourist visiting by rail.

The book based on Praegar’s Guide and was titled the “ Belfast & County Down Railway Company’s Official Tourist Guide to County Down and the Mourne Mountains ”. This book sought to give the tourist “an easily grasped and up-to-date account of the city of. Mourne Features. The below sub-headings detail other features and visitor attractions found in the Mourne Mountains.

The Mourne Wall. The Mourne Wall is a dry stone wall measuring km (mile) long that crosses fifteen summits and was constructed to define and protect the 36 km 2 (8,acre) catchment area purchased by Belfast Water Commissioners in late nineteenth : Slieve Donard.

County Down is where, in the words of the song by Percy French, "The mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea", and the area around the granite Mourne Mountains continues to be known for its scenery. Slieve Donard, at m (2, ft), is the highest peak in the Mournes, in Northern Ireland and in the province of rank: 12th.

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Visit several filming locations south of Belfast, in Northern Ireland, including old forests, 12th-century ruins, and Castle Ward (the Winterfell location in season one).5/5().Mourne Mountains, Irish Beanna Boirche, mountains astride a corner of Down district and Newry and Mourne district, formerly in County Down, Northern Ireland, a compact range of granite peaks rising abruptly from the Irish Sea at Carlingford Lough (inlet of the sea) and extending for 9 miles ( km) between Newcastle and Rostrevor.

Their oval outline reflects the extent of five overlapping.