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Silent Valley Mountain Park

Kilkeel, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9074 6580
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Glorious views on a sunny day

You can walk around the Reservoir, have a picnic or visit the little museum about the history of... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
By that's a puddle and a half! - Enough to water Belfast.

The Silent Valley got its name when the construction engineers moved in to create the reservoir... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Mark H
Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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Kilkeel, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9074 6580
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can walk around the Reservoir, have a picnic or visit the little museum about the history of its construction which is very interesting. There is a little cafe also.

Thank TaytoTourer
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Silent Valley got its name when the construction engineers moved in to create the reservoir. Prior to that it was called The Happy Valley. There is a visitor centre and an education centre. The surrounding valleys and Mourne Mountains are beautiful. A listed monument...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem!! Nestled in the middle of the mountains, peaceful and flat walk along the reservoir! Tarmac means it's suitable for everyone!

Thank Una-ire
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Due to the inclement weather we were unable to do the high level walking we had been planning on doing in the Mourne Mountains the Silent Valley Mountain Park turned out to be a great alternative. For a small fee ( approx. £5) per car...More

Thank DoraandNigel
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The main attraction may be the huge dam and all the crystal clear water, but what they have the most of at Silent Valley are lovely trails. Trails for all ages and conditions, The grounds are well cared for and most attractive in the summer...More

Thank Sojourner-Texas_USA
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Whether you want to walk your dog, go for a stroll or have a strenuous hike, this is the place to go.

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This place is one to visit while in Northern Ireland ! beautiful scenery and lovely walk also has a great play park and picnic benches throughout!

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a wonderful, serene and calming experience. We were very lucky to visit on a beautiful sunny day which demonstrated the place at its best. Am sorry i didn't know about the ducks beforehand, I would definitely have brought some bread with me. We...More

Thank Kate2Kids
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Coming from a rejuvenated Manchester , this experience was a joy , the area is enormously picturesque in itself , then there is the backdrop of the Mountains of Mourne and in the opposite direction the rugged Irish Sea . The walk through the Silent...More

Thank johnti_13
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Fabulous place to visit and we were lucky the weather was very good. Beautiful park with pond, water lillies and ducks. Plenty of walks of different demands for all the family. We decided to walk along the main Silent Valley Reservoir which is so peaceful...More

Thank Terence K
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Mags M
28 July 2017|
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Response from Terence K | Reviewed this property |
Yes certainly. Lots of walks for all ages and a very safe environment. Cafe there but take a picnic and make the most of what will be a lovely day.
Peter M
22 July 2017|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
sorry buddy no you can't but lovely place so peaceful and quiet I'll be back, enjoy your stay i did ) Paul p England
Inese J
4 May 2017|
Response from poppythesurfingdog | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know 🤤