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Address: The Grange Grange Yard Castlewellan Forest Park | Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 4377 0714
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Our Centre is located within the stunning Castlewellan Forest Park in the...

Our Centre is located within the stunning Castlewellan Forest Park in the shadows of the spectacular Mourne Mountains. Offering a broad range of Adventure Activities to include Hill Walking, Canoeing, Archery, Wet Bouldering, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Sea Kayaking and Canyoning. From 1.5 Hour 'Blasts' to multi day 'Journeys', from fully instructed/guided options to equipment rentals (Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Camp Kit etc) Individuals, Families and Groups all welcome. Call us to discuss your exact needs and if we can't help we'll do our very best to point you in the right direction.

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Great Day out

Me and my boyfriend arrived on Saturday planning to hire out the mountain bikes I didn't realise it was that busy and would have needed to been pre booked, asked the guy who was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Maevesheehan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Me and my boyfriend arrived on Saturday planning to hire out the mountain bikes I didn't realise it was that busy and would have needed to been pre booked, asked the guy who was working (Didn't get his name) if there was anything else we could do and said about kayaking, so so glad we got to do this, it... More 

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Thank Maevesheehan
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

What a fantastic reviews folks. Thanks so much for taking the time to write. It gives us great pleasure to know that you had a good experience at our Centre and appreciated all the facilities we have to offer. The hot showers, heated floors and hot choc always seem to be an added bonus. Come back and see us soon... More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Hired the mountain bikes today at castlewellan forest park 2adults and 2 children cost £36 pound for 2 hrs was great fun and we would definitely do again Vicky who works there was also very nice and helpful

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Thank Tanya111
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much guys for the excellent review. The location here is perfect for families to take the kids and the lake loop is great for cycling, not too hilly. Look forward to seeing you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Spent the afternoon kayaking with 2 other families with kids ranging from aged 9 to 15, great days fun, helpful staff we will return

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Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

We try to cater for every age group and are really happy you enjoyed your afternoon kayaking with the family. Look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks for lovely review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Best day mountain biking! Great trail, great bikes, great craic! Big shout out to Marty for the complimentary hot choc's- perfect end to a perfect day!!

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Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Hot chocs seem to be the way to everyones heart.... delighted you had a great day out. Thanks for the review guys and hopefully see you sometime soon More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We called in on a day out and hired kayaks out. The staff were great and informative without going over the top on health and safety talks, and super value for money.

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Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Really appreciate taking the time to write a great review and look forward to you coming back next time and maybe trying some of our other awesome activities. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this place on Tuesday 19th July, the hottest day of the year so far. I phoned at roughly 10am and requested two kayaks for 2pm, was advised I had to be off the lake by 430pm, which was fine, and was told the equipment would be ready on arrival. I arrived a 150pm after driving through heavy traffic in... More 

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Michael W, General Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Firstly, thanks for considering using our services, for acknowledging that it is such a great place and for taking the time to provide a review of your initial experience. We take great pride and go to great lengths to ensure that everyone is both welcome to our centre, and can, as far as is safely possible, experience the activities we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Well done to the staff of life adventure. ..equipment fantastic and kids (including the big ones lol) had a blast . Thanks guys The comiskeys

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Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

All our equipment is constantly refreshed and to make everyones experience as good as possible we try to keep it in good order. Thanks for the review guys. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon kayaking in Castlewellan Forest Park. I was made very welcome by Vikki who was very friendly, informative and encouraging, service above and beyond what I expected. Megan was really helpful and got me kitted out for the water. The lake was beautiful, I couldn't resist a swim after my kayaking. Hot shower and staff that couldn't... More 

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Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much... great review. We try as much as possible to make sure everyone has a fantastic experience when they come to us and hopefully you will be back soon. TLT More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Contacted centre before travelling to park to camp and was given a price and other information When I arrived they knew who I was and what I wanted Vikki could not have been more helpful and my grandson got a very good mountain bike Really easy, great service and great facilities

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Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had a great time with your grandson. Thanks for the review and come back soon and try some of our other activities More 

Saintfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Wonderful afternoon of fun on the water kayaking, (mostly in it) with my hubby, son and niece. We hired two double kayaks, girls in one boys in other. A treat for end of school and birthday. Fabulous price for alot of fun. We paddled about for a while then the kids decided to jump in off the kayaks and proceed... More 

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Michael W, Front Office Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review guys.. brilliant to hear that the whole family can come to the centre and we can cater for everyone. Look forward to seeing you back soon. TLT More 

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