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Northern Ireland

The Mournes

The most famous of the mountains in the country

The Mountains of Mourne, near Newcastle, County Down

A warm yellow evening sunset over silhouetted moutains

Planning your visit

Visitors walking their dog on the circular trail around the lake at Buttermere Valley, Cumbria

Visiting The Mournes with your dog 

The Mournes is a one pawprint rated place. Find out where you can walk your dog and the guidance to follow at different times of the year when walking near livestock and ground nesting birds.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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