Mourne Park

Details

Description

This is a very traditional camp site in a wooded setting and alongside the White Water River.

Address
Mourne Park
Newry Road
Kilkeel
Town
Newry
County
County Down
Post code
 
Tel
02830263661
Fax
-
Email
mervyn@mferris21.freeserve.co.uk
URL
-
Location
IG J 269 153

Contact

Warden/Contact
Mr Mervyn Ferris
Address
41 Cloghanramer Road
 
Town
Newry
County
County Down
Post code
BT34 1QG
Tel
02830263661
Fax
-
Email
mervyn@mferris21.freeserve.co.uk

Facilities

Toilets
No
Washing facilities
No
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
No
Hot water
No
Cooking utensil washing area
No
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
No
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
No
Altar fires
Yes
Cooking area
No
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
Yes
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Swimming in River
  • Assault Course
  • Orienteering

Local attractions

  • Pony Trekking
  • Indoor Swimming
  • Hill Walking
  • Hiking in Mourne Mountains
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing at Cranfield Bay
  • Fishing Trips

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
100
Price range
-
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
Yes
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
Not available
Number of buildings
-
Maximum number of residents
-
Price range
-
Deposit required
No
Beds provided
-
Fuel type
-
Kitchen/cooking area
No
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
No
Tables/chairs
No
Suitable for Pack holidays
No
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Newry
Coach station
Newry
Airport
Aldergrove, Belfast, Dublin
Sea/river port
Belfast or Larne
Tourist information
Northern Ireland Tourist Board tel: 02890246609
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The site offers traditional scouting activities such as orienteering, bridge building (across the river if desired), survival skills, river walks, canoeing on and swimming in the river etc. Pioneering poles can be had on loan if desired.''All the above of course are subject to safety rules and regulations being applied.''This is a traditional camp site where scouts like George Purdy (Chief Scout) learnt their scouting skills. The best natural scout camp site in Northern Ireland

Last modified: 16th February 2003

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