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Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership (2013-2017)

This programme celebrated the unique natural, cultural and built heritage of of the Mournes.

The Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership scheme ran from 2013 until 2017. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the programme focused on key themes associated with the area:

  • The industrial heritage associated with granite quarrying
  • Traditional farming practices/skills
  • The provision of water from the heart of the Mournes

The scheme included the restoration of the three water/summit towers, Annalong Cornmill and a total of 15 follies/bridges in Tollymore Forest Park.

For more information on some of the projects, check out this series of short videos:

Tollymore Follies Restoration (youtube.com)

The History of Tollymore Follies (youtube.com)

The Granite Trail (youtube.com)

The Mourne Water Towers (youtube.com)

Down Memory Lane in the Mournes (youtube.com)

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