Diamond Rocks

County Down, Northern Ireland

Overview

Geologically themed day hike through one of the most picturesque mountains passes in The Mournes, crossing The Mourne Wall to reach the fascinating ‘Diamond Rocks’.

The Tour “Diamond Rocks” is a moderately graded and fully guided hill-walk of approximately 7.5 km with a height gain of around 400 metres. Some of the walk is across rough open mountainside and for parts we will be leaving any clearly defined paths behind. 

There will be several stops at various locations throughout the day where we will interpret the landscape and discuss Mournes development through the ages from a Geological, Glacial and general historical point of view.

 Participants should expect to be on the mountain for 4 – 5 hours. Anyone with a reasonable level of mountain fitness should be comfortable with the pace set on this walk.

We may even find a much sought after and very rare gemstone “Doranite”!

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Mountain Ways Ireland Booking Process

  • We advise you to contact us in advance by email: info@mountainwaysireland.com to book on to one of our guided walking tours, tailor-made tours or mountain skills courses.
  • Based on your requirements we will quote you a price.
  • A deposit amount will be agreed depending on the number and size of the tour/group etc.
  • A payment request with online card facility will be sent to you.
  • If a booking is made within 8 weeks of the start date, then payment in full is required.
  • Please note that all booking deposits are non-refundable.
  • Your deposit will only be refunded if we cannot secure your booking.
  • When we receive your deposit, we will begin to make the necessary arrangements for your selected tour, and only then will your booking be confirmed.
  • As soon as we have secured your reservations, we will send you a reminder of the outstanding balance and due date for payment.
  • If applicable your information/travel pack will be created and posted to your home address or the first B & B that you will be staying in.
  • Please make sure that you have adequate insurance for your trip.
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Grade
Leisurely - Moderate
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
Full day (approximately 4-5 hours hiking)
Dates
All Year Round
Type
Guided Hike
Diamond Rocks

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