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Dotted with castles, ruined churches, and striking monuments explore Mourne coast with a local guide.

Options that are fully adaptable to suit your itinerary. The tour can begin at a time which is best suited for your group. Guided by Duane you can be guaranteed a unique experience.

 

The Square, Strangford
Strangford Lough Ferry
Strangford
A quiet village home to Europe's oldest ferry service and the oldest baronetcy in the English Court! Strangford is bustling with bars and restaurants.
Our Lady of Dunsford
Kilclief Castle
Ballyhornan Scenic Loop
A stunning clifftop drive along the mouth of Strangford Lough. Stop of at the shrine to Our Lady of Dunsford. It's the only pre-Reformation stone statue of its kind and about 750 years old!
Ardtole Church
Ardtole Church
Ardtole Church
Visit a  church founded by Saint Patrick. Abandoned in the 1400s its legend was an inspiration used by Jonathan Swift in Gullivers Travels. The oldest glass in Ireland filled its windows.
Ardglass Golf Club
Ardglass Harbour
Ardglass
Discover Ireland's most fortified town. With six castles and fascinating heroic stroies of the people who called it home. The town thrives on it busy harbour and is home to a unique maritime heritage. 
Saint John's Point Church
Saint John's Point Lighthouse
Saint John's Point
Named after crusading knights this headland has a tenth century church. The distinctive lighthouse, painted by Brendan Behan, is the tallest on the land. Trips here are only possible in smaller coaches.
Ballynoe stone circle
Blackstaff River
Ballynoe Stone Circle
Take a trip down the Ballynoe's mini dark hedges and visit the Druid's clock. One of the largest stone circles in Northern Ireland is beholds a mysterious captivating atmosphere.
Dundrum Castle
Dundrum Castle
Dundrum Castle
Climb to the top of Lecale's western bastion with its distinctive round keep. The location offers spectacular views over Lecale and the Mournes. Learn about this castles intriguing connection to Lisbon.
Booking
If you are interested in making a tour around any of these sites as part of a group contact Duane on lecalepeninsula@live.com.
As this is a suggested itinerary be advised that times vary depending on group size. The fee for hiring Duane as your guide starts from £100 for half a day, up to £170 for the full day.
You can also add in some of Saint Patrick's Trail to your day out. See From landing to legacy below.

From landing to legacy

Explore Saint Patrick's Country

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