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Mourne Trails and Ales Tour

This is a fully guided cycling tour sampling the iconic trails of the Mourne Mountains alongside a select batch of the Mourne Mountains Brewery’s equally iconic ales.

You’ll get to experience the very best of the Mournes, their rich heritage, myths and legends, all of which provide the inspiration behind the ales.

Red Trail - flowing single track at the Castlewellan MTB Trail Centre followed by dampling the Red Trail ale

Set amidst the grand Victorian Estate of the Annesley family, the reported birth place of Irish Stout and the inspiration behind the ‘Red Trail’ ale.

Mourne Gold - Go with the flow and enjoy the Mournes most stunning road route on the Spelga descent followed by sampling the ‘Mourne Gold’ ale.

Spelga, the historic source for prospectors, is now the water source for and inspiration behind the ‘Mourne Gold’ ale.

Big Rock - Sample some ‘Red Trail’ flowing single track at the Rostrevor MTB Trail Centre and finish on a high by sampling the ‘Big Rock’ ale.

What's Included:

Guiding, Bikes, Helmets, Transport, Support, Refreshments, Lunch hamper and Ales.

Standard tour lasts approx 5 hours.

Options of all levels and durations are available to suit all ages and abilities, so if you don’t see something that suits, choose from our range of activities and services including rental, guiding, shuttles, and event support as you require and we’ll create your bespoke ‘Top Package’.

Go further with our new top of the range Electric Bikes and explore more of what the Mournes has to offer. Ask us about our e-bike options.

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Our Centre is open 09:00 - 17:00 daily:

Facilities include:

Info point/Support

Coffee Dock/Stove


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Mourne Trails and Ales Tour

The Grange Yard Castlewellan Forest Park
BT31 9BU
Northern Ireland
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T: (028) 4377 0714
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