Tollymore Forest Park

This scenic forest park, 3km west of Newcastle, offers lovely walks and bike rides along the River Shimna and across the Mournes' northern slopes. Victorian follies include the church-like Clanbrassil Barn, as well as grottoes, caves, bridges and stepping stones (and yes, the park is a Game of Thrones filming location). You can pitch a tent at the campground here.

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