Get Outdoors Weekend
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Go Naturally Wild in Slieve Gullion

Learn more about the biodiversity of the local area and the wildlife that live in it with with well-known ecologist Dale Treadwell.

Hear the story of Harry the Hedgehog, learn about food web games, look at Invertebrates in bug viewers and play bat and moth games.


Saturday 20th September


Slieve Gullion

Session Times

Session 1 - 12:30 to 13:00

Session 2 - 13:00 to 13:30

Session 3 - 14:45 to 15:15

Session 4 - 15:15 to 15:45

Event Mainly Suited For

Families with younger children

Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Part of the Ring of Gullion Get Outdoors Extravaganza!
Pre-bookings have now closed for this event however there maybe some spaces available on the day.

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 28 30868900

What to Bring

Suitable clothes and footwear for outside



Meeting Point

Slieve Gullion courtyard

Directions to Location

Slieve Gullion Forest Park can be reached from the Newry By-Pass (A1). Follow the B113 Forkhill Road. Pass through the village of Meigh, and one-mile past the Meigh crossroads, the tarmac entrance drive leading into the Forest Park is signposted to the right hand side, on a left bend in the road. Entrance and parking are free.