If the road journey up one side and down the other was a barrier to your plans,
then the new approximately fifteen minute ferry crossing between Greencastle and Greenore is perfectly timed.
Whether you enjoy walking, camping, cycling, or a motorbike ride out, the Scenic Carlingford Ferry gives you access to a much bigger playground full of paths, hills, forest, roads and waterways for you to explore.Perhaps you want to try Deep Sea Angling with Peyton Cunningham or horse riding at the Game Keepers Equestrian Lodge.
You can canoe, boulder, mountain bike and use the Hotrock climbing wall at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre or hire bicycles and equipment at Life Adventure as well as abseil and try archery at East Coast Adventure.
The Cooley Mountains have walks catering for all levels of experience with a series of 10 looped walks.
Kilbroney Forest Park has three waymarked trails, which vary in length from two kilometres to seven kilometres and can be combined with a visit to The Cloghmore Stone, a 40 tonne granite boulder which was deposited at the end of the last ice age.
The Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails Include a 27km red trail and a hair raising 19km black trail with exhilarating single track descents.
The mountains framing Carlingford Lough are accessible to leisure users but also provide some of the best challenges on the Island and incredible coastal views.
Your new passage to adventure and discovery awaits.