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Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

Bryansford Village, Newcastle BT33 0PT, Northern Ireland
44-28-4372-2158
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Ranked #9 of 14 Attractions in Newcastle
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the Mourne Mountains on the fringe of Tollymore Forest Park. It provides a wide... more » Owner description: Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the Mourne Mountains on the fringe of Tollymore Forest Park. It provides a wide range of courses in 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, making it an ideal location for work programming and team development days. « less
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 attraction reviews
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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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Ireland
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20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Went here on mountain bike February 2013, paid our fee to a member of staff who told us virtually nothing about what facilities we could use, was only by pure accident that we discovered a 2nd mountain bike track (saw bikes crossing the road)as we were finishing, maybe he was having a bad day but we were paying customers who... More

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3Babes, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

We are really sorry to hear about your experience here at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre and we totally agree with you – you should have been advised on the facilities available here. Our staff are highly trained and it is extremely disappointing to learn on this occasion they did not implement what is only common courtesy and good practice. We... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been driving past this place for years without ever giving it much attention. I thought I knew what they had to offer without visiting. Then last week I gave it a go. AMAZED doesn't cover it. The facilities were clean, modern, perfectly purpose built. Every detail though of from skills pool and graded climbing walls to wet rooms and... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Although I had no previous knowledge of Tollymore or its wonderful Outdoor Center. I was driving through the area looking for a trailhead to the trail I intended to walk last Easter Sunday (2012). I saw the center from the road and stopped to turn in and was hit by a very fast car on the "wrong" side of the... More

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

This was the best experience of my life, I went bouldering although the water was freezing. It was good fun and I would do it again, the low ropes course was challenging!

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Newry, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

great for weekend of adventure we were exhausted after we came back can't wait to go again

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belfast
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

I bought my husband a weekend course "Mountain Skills 1" for Christmas and bought two places because I thought that he wouldn't want to go alone. If I am honest I was dreading it - I thought it would be full of action man types and that there would be nothing worse that being on a mountain in Northern Ireland... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

We came up for the weekend for a meeting and expecting a hostel type place, came prepared. The weather was terrible, the building unbelievably nice. All designed for people who would be doing outdoor activities, but without loosing the quality. The place and staff were welcoming, the room was clean, warm and very nice. Bedding and Towels were provided and... More

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