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Slieve Gullion's Pop-up Rock Camp

Children can go back in time with this rock camp to have fun and learn about their local geology, history and archaeology of the surrounding area with the Mourne, Cooley, Gullion Geotourism Project.

Rocks exposed in the Mourne Cooley Gullion region represent sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic processes, and over 400 million years of geological history.


Saturday 20th September


Slieve Gullion Courtyard

Session Times

Session 1 - 11:00 to 11:30

Session 2 - 11:30 to 12:00

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with older children

Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Find out how the Ring of Gullion was formed
  • Part of the Ring of Gullion Get Outdoors Extravaganza!
Bookings have now closed for this event.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Newry and Mourne District Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 44(0)28 3086 8900

What to Bring

Suitable clothing for the weather.


Suitable for families .

Minimum Age & Activity Length

30 mins

Meeting Point

Slieve Gullion Courtyard.