Destination: The Cooley and Mourne Mountains

Discover the Beauty of Cooley and Mourne Mountains: Your Perfect Self-Guided Hiking Tour Destination

The Cooley and Mourne Mountains are the perfect place to explore if you’re looking for a self-guided hiking tour destination. The Cooley and Mourne Mountains are located on the border in the east of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Cooley Peninsula is in the south (Republic of Ireland), and the Mourne Mountains are in Northern Ireland. This region, also called Mourne Cooley Gullion, is a European geo-tourism project, and the Mourne Mountains have the status AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

The Cooley and Mourne Mountains offer a unique combination of natural beauty, historic charm, and challenging hikes that are perfect for self-guided hikers. The landscapes feature green hills, picturesque landscapes, and historic ruins and castles, to cozy pubs and shops in the medieval fishing village of Carlingford. The journey continues through the spectacular Mournes Mountains, with its 12 mountains dominating the Mourne upland, each rising above 600m, with the highest peak, Slieve Donard, reaching 853m. The mountains offer an unrivaled network of paths and tracks that provide enthusiastic hillwalkers with incredible opportunities for exploration and discovery.

With self-guided hiking tours, you can explore the Cooley and Mourne Mountains at your own pace, taking in the stunning scenery and immersing yourself in the local culture and cuisine. The convenience of self-guided tours means that you can tailor your hiking experience to your preferences, whether you want to enjoy challenging hikes or less strenuous options. You can explore the cultural and historical significance of the region, from the Táin Trail to the unique landscape of the Mournes Mountains.

In conclusion, the Cooley and Mourne Mountains are the perfect destination for self-guided hikers looking to explore Ireland’s east coast’s natural beauty and historic charm. With its unique combination of green hills, coastal walks, historic ruins, and castles, this hiking tour offers a unique experience that is hard to find anywhere else. Plan your Cooley and Mourne Mountains self-guided hiking tour today and experience the wonders of this unique destination.

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Cooley and Mournes Hiking Tour 8 Days

Just one hour from Dublin and Belfast this hiking area on the border between north and south is a real gem not be missed! It offers hills, mountains and spectacular coastlines created more than 60 million years ago and a treasure trove of myths and legends and Viking conquests.

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