Northern Ireland’s highest peak, Slieve Donard (852 metres).Embrace the spectacular views and see if you can spot the Isle of Man in the distance while Peter explains diverse rock types and the surprising plant life found on the Mournes. Admire the truly impressive Mourne Wall that was made entirely from hand between 1904 and 1922 as a 1.5-metre high granite, dry stone wall that extends across 35 kilometres and 15 different mountains. Continue to the summit of Slieve Donard while Peter explains the techniques used in its construction and relates the hardship endured by the men who built it.
Guided walk/hike of Slieve Donard Northern Ireland’s highest peak:
Distance: approx. 6 miles (10km) / relaxed pace with breaks along the way and time for lunch.
Grade: Difficult. Good level of fitness necessary.
Min-Max Numbers: 1-10 / Duration: 6 hrs (Approx)
Price: 1–4 pax £200.00 / 5-7 pax £45 per person / 8+ pax £40.00 per person
Slieve Donard Guided Hike – Sunday 13th February 2022£39.00
Slieve Donard Hike open to everybody. Slieve Donard is Northern Ireland’s highest mountain at 853meters. Find out about the landscape of Slieve Donard and the Mournes from Guide Peter Rafferty.
Difficulty Level = Hard
Duration = 6 Hours (approximately)
Distance = 11km (7miles) approx
Start Point = Donard Park Car Park Newcastle
Meet Time = 09.00am
Start Time = 9.15am
• Appropriate clothing and footwear required. Kit List provided when booking
• Lunch is not provided
• Water is essential – it’s thirsty work!