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Address: 32 Hilltown Road | Bryansford, Newcastle BT33 0PZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2158
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the...
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the Mourne Mountains on the fringe of Tollymore Forest Park. We provide a wide range of skills and leadership courses in outdoor adventure activities including rockclimbing, hillwalking, canoeing and kayaking, mountain biking, mountaineering and orienteering to groups and individuals. On site facilities include high and low ropes courses, indoor and outdoor climbing walls, canoe rolling pool, and a mountain bike skills course. The Centre also includes ensuite accommodation and a range of meeting and conference rooms.
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Spot on facilities and very helpful staff

I attended a hill and moorland leader assessment which required two extra overnights due to us travelling from the Isle of Man. The staff were extremely helpful with booking the... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Douglas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I attended a hill and moorland leader assessment which required two extra overnights due to us travelling from the Isle of Man. The staff were extremely helpful with booking the course and extra residential requirements. The centre is of a very high quality and we were looked after really well. The course itself was professionally run and the location in... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou Alison for taking the time to post a review following completion of your Hill & Moorland Leader Award Assessment course at the Centre last month. We are delighted you had such a positive and enjoyable experience here at the centre and hope you are getting plenty of opportunities to put into practice what you learnt on your course and... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A fantastic building in a lovely environment. Excellent facilities (climbing wall, rolling pool, endless gear assortment); great instructors in major outdoor activities. Suprisingly luxurious en-suite twin and triple rooms, full Ulster Fry breakfasts, decent lunches and dinners too. Go - for a weekend of walking, or paddling, or biking, or climbing, or just enjoying the lovely scenery.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou Ciaran for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to the Centre. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here. As you are aware you certainly won't be bored here at the Centre. The opportunities to develop skills are endless. We hope you get the opportunity to visit us again some in the coming months. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great day. Well organised and supervised well. Tasty food for lunch. Beautiful part of the world. Hope to go back for another activity soon.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review following completion of your recent rockclimbing course at the Centre. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here and certainly hope you are getting the opportunity to put all you learnt into practice especially coming into the glorious summer months! In the meantime, enjoy your summer holidays and we look forward... More 

Limavady, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Have been to the mountain centre on two occasions and both times the staff and facilities have been first class. The catering is also very good. Once there you soon realise the vast array of courses and facilities on offer. The only draw back for me personally is that it is a two hour drive from my home or I... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to the Centre. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here. The next time you visit you can always extend your stay and book in for the evening. Just let us know at the time of booking and we can check availability for you. In the meantime,... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was our first experience of Kayaking and we were hoping for a beautiful day on Strangford Lough but ended up instead with a wet windy cold day. So much for Irish weather. Our course was then switched to the Quoile River Downpatrick at short notice and but this was well handled and information as to what we could now... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to the Centre for your First Step course. Despite the horrendous weather you had that day we are delighted you still enjoyed your time here and learnt some important skills. We have now started our 'Next Step Guided Sea Kayaking Evenings' which take place every Thursday... More 

Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A great place for outdoor enthusiasts and plenty of gentle activities for the not so thrill seekers too. Top notch facilities, very helpful staff and stunning scenery all around.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

We were delighted to have you here at the Centre and glad you had a fantastic experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had driven past this place hundreds of times over the years and alway promised I'd go in. So one day my boss lumbered me with organising of those airy fairy team building days :( And that's when it grabbed this opportunity and I am so glad I did. The centres is world class, the equipment is versatile and the... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to the Centre. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here. In the meantime, enjoy your summer holidays and we look forward to welcoming you back in the coming months. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Long walks away from traffic, and remains of follies built by previous owners. Walks clearly sign-posted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I love my kids but once in while I like to kick back and watch them do something frenetic while I sip a cup of tea. The kids did the outdoor course and some wall climbing. Their rosy red cheeks and laughter told me they had a great time long before they launched into a full description of the fun... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We had a quick stop here to view the facilities and check out the courses available at the centre. We have plans to return at a later stage. Staff very friendly and helpful - showing us around the building. We had morning coffee which was excellent. Restaurant very clean and would return when next in the area. The views from... More 

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Additional Information about Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

Address: Address: 32 Hilltown Road | Bryansford, Newcastle BT33 0PZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2158
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newcastle
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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