The stunning Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion region in the south east of Northern Ireland is a veritable open-air playground, providing coastal drives and hill walking to rock climbing, nature rambles, photography, canoeing and cycling to horse riding, bird watching, fishing and world class golf. Find more information on accommodation, dining and things to do in the wider region.
Geotourism is a unique product. It celebrates and promotes aspects of the Mourne-Cooley-Gullion region that make it special – its geology and the related fields of archaeology, mythology and heritage. The landscape around us has shaped the way we live and work and in some ways, we have shaped it. Find information on Geology, Geomorphology and Archaeology in the wider region.
The spectacular scenery of the Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion reflects their status as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With varied, stunning panoramas in a compact space, it’s a perfect destination for visitors looking for thrills or relaxation. The area is within easy travelling distance of Belfast and Dublin. Enjoy the natural beauty and clean air of the great outdoors on land and water – walking, cycling, riding, driving, golf, sailing and fishing. The mountains and beautiful beaches are just the beginning.