Mourne Way Walking Holiday in Northern Ireland,
a moorland walking holiday
4 day itinerary
3 nights and 2 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

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Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

A 26 mile section of The Ulster Way in Northern Ireland through the Mourne Mountains from Newcastle to Rostrevor. 

This is one of our Moorland Walking Holidays, and also one of our Northern Ireland Walking Holidays.

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Let's Go Walking

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Mourne Way Walking Holiday
on Northern Ireland’s Ulster Way

From Newcastle to Rostrevor on Carlingford Lough,
via The Mountains of Mourne

Our self-guided Mourne Way walking holiday is a 30 mile section of The Ulster Way, a moorland walking holiday through the Mourne Mountains.

The walk starts from the popular seaside resort of Newcastle on Northern Ireland’s southeast coast and ends at Rostrevor on the banks of Carlingford Lough.

Walking in the Mourne Mountains, the Mourne Way passes through river valleys, stunning mountains and fine woodlands. This area is rich in history, full of myth and legend of the smugglers who brought goods to the area from the Isle of Man.

You can combine this Mourne Way walking holiday with our walking holiday on the
Lecale Way
for a longer walking holiday.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous Irish hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Mourne Way Walking Holiday
Suggested Tour Duration
:
3 nights, 2 days walking
Total Distance:
30 miles/48 kms
Min/max daily distance:
15/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
15 miles
Grading:
Moderate
Features:
Newcastle
Mourne Mountains
Carlingford Lough
This route connects with:
Lecale Way

  Mourne Way Walking Holiday
in Northern Ireland

From Newcastle to Rostrevor on Carlingford Lough,

via The Mountains of Mourne

3 nights and 2 days walking

Day by Day Itinerary

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

Day 1: Arrive at Newcastle
To start your walking holiday on The Mourne Way walking trail you make your own way to Newcastle, Northern Ireland (Ulster) for your first night’s accommodation. Newcastle is well connected to Belfast by bus. We can assist with bus or coach transfers if necessary as well as ferry or plane travel from UK. Car parking is available for the duration of your self-guided walking holiday on The Mourne Way..

Day 2: Newcastle to Hilltown                   15 miles/24 kms  moderate
Walking out of Newcastle the hiking trail heads inland and follows the River Shimna before entering the Tollymore Forest Park. The walking trail joins the old smuggling route as it makes its way up through the Mourne Mountains to Blue Quarry, in the shadow of Butter Mountain.

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Lets Go Walking

Day 3: Hilltown to Rostrevor               15 miles/24 kms   moderate
Today’s walking on the Mourne Way takes you to the high points of Butter Mountain and Spaltha where there are great views over to the high Mournes and South Armagh’s Ring of Gullion. The walking trail passes in the shadow of Hen and Cock Mountain before entering the scotts pines of Rostrevor Forest. You descend to Rostrevor, a fine little town on the banks of Carlingford Lough with great views across to Southern Ireland and the Cooley Mountains.

Day 4: Depart after breakfast
Depart after Breakfast or extend your holiday walking and spend some time exploring Ireland

Mourne Way Walking Holiday
In Ulster, Northern Ireland
from Newcastle to Rostrevor on Carlingford Lough,
via The Mountains of Mourne
4 day itinerary
 2 days walking and 3 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Newcastle
Day 2: Newcastle to Hilltown       15 miles 
Day 3: Hilltown to Rostrevor        15 miles 
Day 4: Depart after breakfast

£297pp
dbl/twin

£384pp
single occ

£414pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

What’s included
in your Mourne Way Walking Holiday in Northern Ireland

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  •  map

Optional Extras
for your Mourne Way Walking Holiday in Northern Ireland

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your Mourne Way Walking Holiday in Northern Ireland

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Mourne Way Walking Holiday: How to get there

  • By Plane  to Belfast or Londonderry where we can arrange transfer to Newcastle
  • By Sea  to Belfast or Larne where we can arrange transfer to Newcastle
  • By Car to Newcastle or Rostrevor where parking is available
  • By Bus to Newcastle or Rostrevor

A 26 mile section of The Ulster Way in Northern Ireland through the Mourne Mountains from Newcastle to Rostrevor. 

This is one of our Moorland Walking Holidays, and also one of our Northern Ireland Walking Holidays.

Mourne Way walking holiday in Northern Ireland with Let's Go Walking

We have moorland walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland,  and Ireland.

This is one of our categories of walking holidays.