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Silent Valley Mountain Park
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Tranquil Visit, Beautiful Scenery

Visited Silent valley whilst visiting friends in Northern Ireland on a chilly April day. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ceini0g
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Wales, United Kingdom
Natural and manmade beauty in one

Very nice walk, breathtaking scenery -both manmade and natural. Quite assessable for an outdoor... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
kittypotpie85
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Knockbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Where to start with this place, Such natural beauty all around If your feeling up for a walk get the shoes changed and walk to the top dam. What a breath taken experience you will not be disappointed with the views on offer. If you prefer a small walk then the first dam is the place for you. (Or jump on the park bus and it will take you, but I would recommend to walk it’s much nicer inhaling the fresh mountain air) Such a fun place for kids to explore and enjoy the nature around them. There is also a swing park, cafe & a Museum full of the parks history.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Silent Valley Mountain Park, it’s all in the name!!! We visited here in early February.From main Newcastle to Annalong road follow signposts and go via Quarter Road and Head Road to get a scenic trip before arriving. The park itself is a beautifully maintained area with trails suitable for all abilities. The views are to die for especially looking along the Reservoir at the surrounding mountains. Entry is £4.50 per car with a helpful map and you have a coffee shop, museum, duck pond play park education area, toilets etc etc. As you walk there are benches and picnic tables everywhere. The colours were lovely and in the summer must be an absolute spectacle. We’ll be back then to have another look and take some more photos.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

amazing views and a great walk to bencrom 7 miles long we had it too ourselves it was great well worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JimnCaz
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Stopped by Silent Valley on our way from Dublin to Craigavon. What a beautiful place. The view from the dam is stunning (in all directions) and, yes, it’s silent! While we were there the lake wasn’t up, so there was no water spilling into the overflow. Didn’t matter…it was still an enjoyable experience. Looking back at the Mourne Mountains with the lake in between is an unforgettable moment.

The walk from the car park to the dam takes about 10-15 minutes. You can get there either by a hiking trail or a foot path. There’s also a lovely pond near the car park.

As we were walking back to the car, we were stopped by a young lady taking a survey about our experience. She was incredibly courteous, good-humored, and didn’t take too much of our time.

So, if you’re in the area, we can recommend stopping by Silent Valley. We spent about an hour at the site.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Linerguy
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We have the privilege of living 3 miles from “The Valley “ great place to go with Family. Pet friendly. Lovely little cafe. Great walkways

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ronaldhanna
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