The Mourne Mountains

30 epic walks in Northern Ireland's highest mountains which sweep majestically down to the Irish Sea at the pretty seaside town of Newcastle.

The routes have been hand-picked and clearly written by a local walker with decades of experience.

Wild mountain terrain: beautifully long ridges, magnificent summits and vibrant heather and gorse covered slopes.

The highest peaks are completely encircled by the famous, 22 mile long, Mourne Wall.

  • Real OSNI Maps inside: 1:25,000
  • Numbered waypoints linking the Real Maps to our clear descriptions
  • Game of Thrones film locations
  • Graded routes to suit all abilities
  • Everything the hiker needs to know: route descriptions, difficulty, weather, how to get there, and more
  • 4 different ways to summit Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland's highest peak
  • The 22 mile Mourne Wall challenge walk
  • List of Irish place names
  • Information on Wildlife, Plants & Geology
  • Section on accommodation

The Mourne Walks

  1. Slieve Donard (from Newcastle)
  2. Slieve Donard (from Bloody Bridge)
  3. Slieve Commedagh & the Slievenamaddy Ridge
  4. Donard Forest & Drinnahilly
  5. Tollymore Forest Park: The Grand Tour
  6. Tollymore Forest Park: The River Loop
  7. Slieve Bearnagh
  8. Slieve Meelmore Circuit
  9. The Meelbeg Ridge
  10. Slieve Commedagh Diamond Route
  11. The High Mournes Epic Circuit
  12. The Brandy Pad Traverse
  13. Tour of Spelga Dam
  14. Butter Mountain Horseshoe
  15. Hen Mountain
  16. Western Mournes Nine Peak Circuit
  17. Pierce's Castle & the Rocky Ridge
  18. Slievemoughanmore & Rocky River Valley
  19. Doan & Carn Circuit
  20. Slievenaglogh
  21. The Pigeon Rock Ridge
  22. Eagle Mountain
  23. Slieve Bearnagh & the Silent Valley
  24. Moolieve & the Binnians
  25. The Annalong Valley Horseshoe
  26. Slievelamagan & the Annalong Valley
  27. Slieve Binnian & Blue Lough
  28. Chimney Rock & the Seefins
  29. The Mourne Wall Epic
  30. Murlough National Nature Reserve
Book Details
Title The Mourne Mountains
Subtitle The 30 best hikes, hand-picked by a County Down local
Book Series Walking Northern Ireland
Author Andrew McCluggage
Publisher Knife Edge Outdoor Guidebooks
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2019
Cover Paperback
Printed Pages 130 full colour pages
Size 21cm x 12cm x 1cm
Postal Weight 270g

The Mourne Mountains

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