Binnian & BBQ

Binnian & BBQ

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£39 – £54

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Location

Carrick Cottage Cafe

204 Head Road

Annalong

BT34 4RJ

United Kingdom

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Refund policy

No Refunds

Mountains combined with food! What could be better?

About this event

This fantastic circular walking route will start at the award winning Carrick Cottage Cafe. You will enter into the heart of the Mourne Mountains and follow the iconic Mourne Wall to the summit of Slieve Binnian, 3rd highest in the range standing at 747m. Here you will will get the most magnificent views of Silent Valley Reservoir. You will then traverses between the spectacular South and North Tors before descending along a track towards Ben Crom where you will be treated to more magnificent over the Ben Crom reservoir. The track will continue taking you past the Blue Lough, Annalong Forest and back to Carrick Cottage Cafe where you will enjoy a well deserved delicious bbq.

This is a moderate hike but is very manageable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and a bit of determination. We will take it at a pace suitable for everyone and will support and motivate you every step of the way.

The Carrick Cottage Cafe is a beautiful traditional Irish cottage cafe set in an idyllic location at the foot of the Mournes.

Start and finish: Carrick Cottage Cafe

Distance: 10km

Highest point: 747m

Total Ascent: 550m

Approx Time: 5 hours

Level: Moderate

Terrain: rocky track, open mountain, river crossing, uneven terrain

Can I go on my own?

Of course, there are lots of people that join our events on their own, it won’t be long until you are making new mountain mates!

What you will need to wear:

Suitable footwear- this includes walking boots or waterproof hiking/mountain running trail shoes

Walking trousers or leggings (no jeans/cotton)

Insulating layers such as fleece or wool and a jacket

What you will need to bring with you:

Small backpack

Waterproof jacket and trousers

Hat and gloves

Water and snacks

Are you ready for an adventure? You will get a guided hike with qualified and experienced mountain leaders who are outdoor first aid trained and will be carrying first aid and emergency equipment for your safety.

£39 Hike

£54 Hike plus BBQ

This event is ran in collaboration with Wander Dogs. We are dog friendly (dogs on lead please) 🐾

CANCELLATION POLICY:

IF WE CANCEL OR POSTPONE an event for any reason, you will have the option of:

1. Completing your activity on a rescheduled date

2. Receive a full refund.

IF YOU CANCEL:

If you notify us with over 14 days notice of the event start date credit will be given that you can use against other events. Within 14 days notice of an event there is no credit given and we do not offer exchanges/transfer of your ticket onto another event.

Please note: Due to the nature of the events we provide and the environments these take place in, hikes will not be cancelled simply because of bad weather. However they will be cancelled by us if bad weather deems the event dangerous. In this instance we will get in touch to notify you. Hikes are subject to minimum group numbers being reached. In the event that this does not happen, you will be notified and offered a full refund, or the opportunity to be transferred onto a different event.

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