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Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

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Address: 32 Hilltown Road | Bryansford, Newcastle BT33 0PZ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4372 2158
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08:30 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 08:30 - 22:00
Fri - Mon 08:30 - 17:00
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Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the...

Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is located on the northern edge of the Mourne Mountains on the fringe of Tollymore Forest Park. We provide a wide range of skills and leadership courses in outdoor adventure activities including rockclimbing, hillwalking, canoeing and kayaking, mountain biking, mountaineering and orienteering to groups and individuals. On site facilities include high and low ropes courses, indoor and outdoor climbing walls, canoe rolling pool, and a mountain bike skills course. The Centre also includes ensuite accommodation and a range of meeting and conference rooms.

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Stunning park

Went with my camera club for an Autumn photo shoot. Beautiful park with lots of photographic opportunities. Lots of features to keep photographers busy. Well worth the journey.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul R
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Lloret de Mar
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Lloret de Mar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my camera club for an Autumn photo shoot. Beautiful park with lots of photographic opportunities. Lots of features to keep photographers busy. Well worth the journey.

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I attended TNOC for a First Steps in Sea Kayaking course, and had an absolutely fantastic day. The instructor Stephen was absolutely first class, sorting out our kit efficiently, and explaining what we were doing and why. He allowed us to get a feel for the boats and choose which one we wanted to paddle, giving advice on what we... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Hi Stefan thankyou very much for your positive review. We are delighted to receive it and even more delighted that you really enjoyed the course and gained so much from it. Hopefully you'll get plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and I'm sure my colleagues advised you how you could do this. Now that you have some experience you... More 

Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I've just returned after a 2 day course for a group of GCSE PE students. This was my first experience at Tollymore and it really couldn't have been better, everything about the trip was excellent. The course was initially set up through the friendly & efficient administration staff and planned by Stevie. When our group arrived on Wednesday we were... More 

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Hi Tim thankyou very much for taking the time to write such a positive review following your recent visit to the Centre. We are delighted you all gained so much from your time at the Centre and we look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future. More 

Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I completed The Hills Skills course at the beginning of May. This was the 1st time I'd done anything like this before and was apprehensive. I needn't have been. The rest of the participants were great and the instructor was excellent: immense experience, credibility and manner. The course exceeded all my expectations and the facilities are amazing. Go for it!

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Hello Henry We really appreciate you taking the time to post such a lovely, positive review and are delighted you had an excellent experience here. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Centre in the coming months. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Location set in a stunning part of the Mourne’s with spectacular views. Rolling pool facility and equipment was first-rate. Instructor was brilliant! Thoroughly recommend Tollymore National Outdoor Centre.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write such a positive review and its great to hear you enjoyed your time at the Centre. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the coming months. More 

dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have completed the kayaking rolling course - the course, instructor and facilities were excellent. Really enjoyed my course and can't wait to go back and do some of the many activities available.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou for your very positive feedback. We take great pride in our rolling pool and the benefits it provides to paddlers so we are delighted you had such an excellent time here at the Centre. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the near future. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I had a very informative weekend. The instructors have a wealth of knowledge and experience that they imparted with great enthusiasm! The centre itself is stunning in both functionality and aesthetics. Really looking forward to the next course(s).

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Lenna Thankyou very much for your positive feedback and we are delighted you had a great experience when you were here to complete your SPA Training. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the coming months. More 

Coleraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Excellent location. Course was well run, interesting & very useful. Food. & hospitality was first class.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to post your positive review. We really appreciate your time. And we are delighted you had a great experience when you were here recently at the Centre. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the coming months. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great food and accomodation but when you go for 6 days of mountain climbing the last yhing you want is to have to climb a ladder to get to your bed. Only flaw.

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Hi Ian Thankyou very much for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate your comments and our apologies if you found this frustrating. Had we known at the time we would have tried to address this for you. If you are back at the Centre please inform Reception and we will try to ensure you don't have... More 

Ballynahinch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Nice room in lovely surroundings..clean and tidy with a generous breakfast..only real draw back was the lack of wifi signal but probably not a bad thing sometimes!

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TollymoreNOC_2015, Public Relations Manager at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, responded to this review

Hello Eamonn Thankyou very much for taking the time to post your positive review. We really appreciate your time and comments. We agree with you - poor wifi connection can be very frustrating at times and we work continuously to try and improve this. We look forward to welcoming you back here in the coming months. More 

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