Slieve Donard

Commanding crown of Northern Ireland, Slieve Donard plays host to the Mourne Wall, named after the mountain range it bisects – of which this is the highest. Slieve Donard is a fine hill, but the real reason to make this journey is the view. Being a coastal mountain, it’s as close as you can get to a perfectly positioned viewpoint of the Lake District’s highest peaks, Dumfries and Galloway, Snaefell on the Isle of Man, the Scottish island monolith of Ailsa Craig and an extraordinary view of Arran.

Best route: from Newcastle, along the Glen River meeting the Mourne Wall about a kilometre from the summit.



Height(m) : 850
Height(ft) : 2789
Our Rating : Rating is 4 out of 5
Location : Mourne Mountains, Down
Grid Reference : J358276
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