The Mountains of Mourne

This weekend I headed north, north of the border, to visit the apple festival at Richill near Armagh. The area is famous for its apple growing and especially ‘Bramleys’. As it turned out, I didn’t spend as much time there as expected (more of that later) so I spent the time exploring the nearby Mountains of Mourne. When I think about how wet and miserable it was on Friday, and still drizzly yesterday morning it was amazing how those clouds dissolved and I had as good a view of the mountains as you could wish!

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These two are Carlingford Lough – more on all this when I get the pics sorted.

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5 Comments on “The Mountains of Mourne”

  1. derrickjknight
    November 1, 2015 at 8:17 am #

    More beautiful pictures

  2. joy
    November 1, 2015 at 5:51 pm #

    second pic from last would look lovely on a plain wall . and talking of apples I spent a foggy morning stewing cookers

    • thebikinggardener
      November 1, 2015 at 5:58 pm #

      more pics to come tomorrow. I will report on the apple festival soon. Armagh is famous for Bramleys – i guess you were cooking those! I can hardly believe that having spent much of the week picking apples here I bought some there! more to eat!

  3. Frogend_dweller
    November 2, 2015 at 6:02 pm #

    I used to get taken on walks in the Mountains of Mourne as a kid when visiting my grandparents. Thanks for the happy reminder.

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