It's time to get in touch with your wild side! Join the bushcraft experts at Slieve Gullion Forest Park where you will learn the survival basics.
Throughout the session you'll have a go at building your own shelter in the woods without a tent pole in sight. You'll also find out how to purify water to be used for drinking and cooking before attempting to light a fire without the help of a Sunny Jim!
Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Newry and Mourne District Council if you would like more specific information on the event:
Suitable clothes for wearing outdoors. Suitable footwear.
Not suitable for very young children.
Expert advice from bush craft specialists
Free entrance and car parking
Slieve Gullion Courtyard.
Slieve Gullion Forest Park can be reached from the Newry By-Pass (A1). Follow the B113 Forkhill Road. Pass through the village of Meigh, and one-mile past the Meigh crossroads, the tarmac entrance drive leading into the Forest Park is signposted to the right hand side, on a left bend in the road.
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