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The Narnia Trail

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The Narnia Trail

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This family loop trail takes you through woodland at Kilbroney Park in Rostrevor. The famous writer, C S Lewis, as a young boy, spent much holiday time in the Mournes and Rostrevor in particular, allowing him to imagine, dream and wonder, and inspiring his creation of the magical world of Narnia. ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ have sold over 100 million copies.  Lewis is reported to have written a letter to his brother saying:

“That part of Rostrevor which overlooks Carlingford Lough is my idea of Narnia”

This family trail seeks to capture the imagination of children of all ages.

Start Point:
J184179

Finish Point:
J184179

Route:
The walk starts and finishes within Kilbroney Park in Rostrevor and brings to life the Chronicles of Narnia with a number of features along the route. The trail is entered, like the magical world of Narnia itself, through a ‘Wardrobe Door’, beyond which lies a land filled with strange and intriguing creatures. Enter at your peril, as the White Witch has put a curse on the land. It is always winter and never Christmas – and she can turn you into stone. Be warned, don’t eat any “enchanted” Turkish Delight! Other features along the way include ‘The Lamp Post’, ‘The Beaver’s House’ and ‘Aslan’s Table’. These features offer many opportunities to interact and take photos/selfies.

Distance:
0.5 miles miles

Terrain:
flat woodland, gentle inclines

Point of interest:
Narnia Sculptures and features including a maze

Facilities:
The following facilities are available are available for users with limited mobility: Cafe (wheelchair accessible) Disabled toilets Disabled parking

Publication:
Visit Mourne Mountains Publication 'The Narnia & Cloughmore Trails'

Publication availability:
Available online.

Nearest town:
Rostrevor, Warrenpoint, Newry

OS map:
Mourne Outdoor Pursuits Map 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 Sheet 29

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