Slieve Donard Path Appeal


One of our Mourne Rangers working on the paths on Slieve Donard
The Glen River in the Mournes

Help us protect this incredible landscape by donating to our Slieve Donard path appeal.

  • The summit of Slieve Donard sees 100,000 people treading the path each year
  • We'll need a helicopter to lift the 1 tonne bags of Mourne granite to the path
  • The National Trust cares for 1400 acres of land in the Mournes
A view of the saddle area between Slieve Donard and Slieve Commedagh

Mournes Path Project

We're working to protect the rare habitats of the Mournes by improving the paths on Slieve Donard and Bloody Bridge.

Donate to Slieve Donard Path Appeal

Please select an amount

£5 will protect 1 square meter of the mountain from erosion by planting native grass seed
£25 will help us buy specialised tools like mountain picks to break the ground of the path
£100 will help build three stone steps up the mountain
Or enter your own amount
Mourne Rangers Marc and Katie

The Mourne Rangers

Meet the people with the 'best job in Northern Ireland'

National Trust staff in the Mournes

Become a Mourne Ranger

Help us look after the Mournes by becoming one of our Mountain Ranger volunteers.

Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the outdoor spaces in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful landscapes and protect precious plants and wildlife. But they also ensure that future generations have places they can find freedom from everyday life, reconnect with the natural world and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work in the outdoors at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

Donate now to the Slieve Donard Path Appeal