Carlingford Meet July 27-28

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Chris McDaid
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Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by Chris McDaid » Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:04 pm

All,

Accomodation options for this meet are as follows.......

https://visitmournemountains.campmanage ... bility.asp

https://www.eastcoastadventure.com/glam ... n-ireland/

As the meet is in midsummer it may be advisable to book in advance.
The meet is being hosted for us by the Newry & Mourne Sea Kayaking Club & many thanks to Vernetta Hillen for the above information

Cheers
Chris
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Chris McDaid
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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by Chris McDaid » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:03 pm

All,

Just a reminder that our next meet is Carlingford and it may be advisable to sort out accommodation ASAP as the meet is during the height of the holiday season

Cheers
Chris

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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by iskaadmin » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:37 pm

Launching point is Rostrevor slipway 2 minutes from the campsite 3 miles from the hostel except for the coastal paddle from Annalong where a shuttle will be necessary but we can utilise the club trailer if we need to.

Paddles to include
Coastal trips along the south Down coast:
Annalong to Greencastle into the Lough passing the Haulbowline light house
https://www.youtube.com/watch?…
Along the Lough coast taking in the views of the Mourne and the Cooley mountains
Across the lough to Carlingford and Greenore
https://www.youtube.com/watch?…
More sheltered paddle – Up into the estuary towards Newry past Narrowwater keep

There is also an orienteering session in the mix for those who want it.

Accommodation:
Kilbroney Camp site Rostrevor

https://visitmournemountains.campmanage ... bility.asp

Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor is situated in a stunning location, where mountain, sea and valley create a scenic wonderland. Overlooking Carlingford Lough these 97 acres of beautiful parkland nestles within the shadow of Slieve Martin and the Mountains of Mourne.

What we have to offer

We provide 51 fully serviced sites, of which 16 of these are soft standing and 20 grass tent spaces. The 16 soft standing serviced caravan pitches are located at the bottom end of the Caravan Park below the toilet & shower block. We also have a laundry room, playgrounds, tennis courts, BBQ area and Outdoor Fitness Zone. Our reception and visitor centre provides visitors with suggestions and brochures on places of interest to visit and things to do in the local area. We have a cafe on site.

The Great Outdoors

There are many places to visit and things to do in the local area, including hiking to the Cloughmore Stone, a visit to Ross Monument, a walk along the Fairy Glen and the Narnia Trail or a cycle on the Mountain Bike Trails. Please enquire at the campsite reception for more information on these and other activities.

Booking Information

To check availability and book please use our online system. If you wish to deal with us direct please contact Kilbroney Park Reception Tel: 028 4173 8134.

We strongly advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

Kilbroney Park is open:

Thursday 14 March to Monday 18 March (inclusive)
Friday 22 March to Saturday 23 March (inclusive)
Friday 29 March to Saturday 30 March (inclusive)
Friday 5 April to Saturday 6 April (inclusive)
Friday 12 April to Sunday 3 November (inclusive)
Full payment is required at the time of making a booking. We are charging £23.20 per night for a caravan/motor-home/trailer tent/tent with electric hook-up. These must all be booked on to a serviced bay. Non-electric tent spaces are £18.50 per night.

A Swipe Card is necessary to gain access to the toilets, shower block and also the barrier. The Swipe Card is available at Reception and a £20 cash refundable
deposit is required on collection of the Swipe Card.

Please note that the caravan park is located on the side of a mountain and that pitches are not level and for this reason we do not charge for awnings. It may be necessary to use levelling blocks on our pitches – these are not provided.

The online booking system will allow touring customers to select their own numbered site from a drop down menu of available sites, when making their booking.

When making a tent booking, the booking system will automatically allocate a site if there is availability and customers will be able to select their own site on arrival as there are no numbered tent sites only designated tent areas.


Knockbarragh Hostel, Rostrevor

East Coast Adventure Residential Centre/Hostel is a three star hostel located on the Lower Knockbarragh Road, Rostrevor, Northern Ireland. Set in the beautiful Knockbarragh Valley overlooking Rostrevor Village with wonderful views down the valley to Carlingford Lough. It is the perfect location for a fun packed or relaxing stay. Families and groups welcomed through out the year with the added bonus of outdoor activities bookable as part of your stay.

The hostel offers bunk-bed accommodation in 2-10 person rooms with male/female showering/toilet facilities on both the ground and first floor level. We are delighted to offer disability wheelchair access and toilet/showering facilities on the ground floor.


6 Glamping Pods Onsite

Pod Sleeps 4 Adults
Self Catering

Shared Shower & Toilet Facilities

Shared Communal Pod

Shared Camp Kitchen

Wood Burning Stove Inside Communal Pod

Fire Pits Outside Each Pod

Chris McDaid
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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by Chris McDaid » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:26 pm

All,

A list of alternative accommodation for this meet can be found here........

http://www.mountainbikeni.com/rostrevor/accommodation/

Cheers
Chris

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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by Emma hand » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:09 pm

Hi🌞
I'm heading up Saturday morning. Will meet u guys at the slipway!
Hoping to stay sat night and kayak Sunday too.
See you there😊

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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by iskaadmin » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:20 pm

Gather at Rostrevor slipway for 10am

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Re: Carlingford Meet July 27-28

Post by Chris McDaid » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:30 am

Excellent & well run meet. Great company & good paddling. Many thanks to Vernetta & the Newry & Mourne crew

Cheers
Chris

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