Mourne Coastal Footpath
The Mourne Coastal Footpath stretches for a mile and a half south of the historic site of Bloody Bridge. From Bloody Bridge you can follow the intriguingly named Brandy Pad, an ancient smuggler’s route from the shore into the heart of the mountains.
• 1300 acres of upland, comprised principally of dry and wet heath and acid grasslands
• Home to rare montane lichen communities
• Breeding haunt for Ring Ouzel and Red Grouse, which are scarce in N. Ireland
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