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Walking Group: Tipperary Lane and Donard Forest

posted 24 Jun 2019, 07:24 by St Johns GAC

Walking Group: Tipperary Lane and Donard Forest

Our walking group had a wander around the edges of Newcastle on Wednesday (19th June). We followed the Shimna River up through Tipperary Wood.  It was easy to see where the water was coming from as it was raining heavily at the start of our walk but we were rewarded with a double rainbow as we reached the edge of Tollymore Forest. It stayed dry and the sun came out for most of the walk. We crossed open, wet ground to enter Donard forest and followed the Tullybrannigan River back down into town. 


The next outing is a bus trip on Saturday 29th June when we go to the NorthWest with a walk at Binevenagh. Booking is essential for this and other bus trips – please contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 or if you are interested in coming along.


Our next midweek walks will be on Wednesday 3rd July (along the Quoile River in Downpatrick) and Wednesday 17th July (to Lackan Bog, near Ballyroney)


Sat 29th June                        Bus - Binevenagh


Wed 3rd July                          Quoile riverside walk


Wed 17th July                        Lackan Bog


Sat 27th July                         Bus – Fairhead (& Ballycastle)


Sat 3rd Aug                           Quilcagh (Stairway to Heaven)


Wed 7th Aug                          Bloody Bridge Coastal Path


Wed 28th Aug                        Drinahilly / Donard Forest



Walk may change at short notice depending on weather etc.


Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details.