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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...more
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Grange Yard Castlewellan Forest Park | Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4377 0714
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All reviews mountain bikes electric bikes wet suits helpful and friendly staff excellent quality excellent facility high standard great bike ride great fun a lot of fun forest park kayak equipment wetsuits instructor archery cycling
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Had a great morning on electric mountain bikes. Really surprised at how efficient they are. Paddle boarding and canoeing in the afternoon. The staff were excellent without exception. Friendly and knowledgeable. Could not recommend this centre highly enough.

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant morning here Kayaking. Staff are very friendly and helpful and look like they enjoy their job! We done a one hour taster session and found this just long enough with kids (aged5&6) can’t wait for our next visit!

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Our P6 and P7 went to life adventure centre today and had a great day. They did archery, wall climbing and canoeing on the lake.They got jumping into the lake from the canoes and really loved doing that. The staff where brilliant with all the...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

My son and I were at Castlewellan lake yesterday to go kayaking for the first time for many, many years. Victoria greeted us in a great friendly manner, finding out our Christian names and talked to us in length giving safety advice and also what...More

Thank Roy M
victoria c, Front Office Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thanks so much for such a detailed and excellent review.The whole team at Life Adventure really try to ensure that all our customers have a memorable experience and we are delighted that you and your son had a great time. The weather really held out...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Our party of 4 aged 57-61 were warmly welcomed by the staff who described various sites and cycle routes around Castlewellan. Jackie was great as were the e-bikes we did much more in 4 hrs than we would have on ordinary mountain bikes. Customer service...More

Thank Brian E
victoria c, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Lovely to hear such nice comments, thank you so much! What a great day you had for your cycle and delighted you enjoyed the electric bikes and the Forest park so much. I remember one comment that was made " my cheeks are sore from...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

A group of ten on a team building exercise, fantastically organised, great value, staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Couldn't recommend enough, really enjoyable day.More

Thank andy1287
victoria c, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Andy, so glad you and your group had a great day out... the weather held out for you as well.. The Kayaking is a great activity for whether you are a beginner or experienced paddler as your team found out. Really looking forward to...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We have used this excellent facility a few times and it is consistently brilliant. The sit on top kayaks are great for beginners and more experienced paddlers. The lake is clean and great for splashing about in with the wetsuits and life jackets are all...More

Thank Siobhan G
Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you very much for the review. It is very much appreciated. All the Life staff take real pride in making sure our customers have an exceptional experience when they come to the centre whether its for mountain biking, kayaking or one of our other...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We took a group of young people to do electric mountain biking - Johnny was our guide for the day! He made it an even better experience - he was friendly, funny and really encouraging to those of the group who were slightly more nervous!...More

Thank Laura C
Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Great review... thank you very much. Jonny is delighted that you guys had an awesome day. The electric bikes are great fun and we are so lucky to have the wonderful Forest park on our doorstep. Come back and see us soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Myself, my 11 year old son and his friend hired the electric mountain bikes and had a fantastic day. Staff were helpful and friendly, nothing was too much bother. The tracks were fantastic and as tough or as easy as you wanted, the views were...More

Thank weet001
Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review and we are so happy that you guys really enjoyed the electric bikes. What a great way to spend an afternoon. Come back again for some more great activities.

Reviewed 7 October 2017

This place is fantastic. Great people who can't do enough to help you, lots of wonderful activities and a great cafe. What more could you want? The surrounding area is stunning and the team will recommend lots of trails for walking ,cycling or getting on...More

Thank DavidDundonald
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi David, thank you so much for the kind words. The Life Team strive to make sure everyone who comes to the Centre has a memorable time. You guys were a pleasure to look after whether it was e-biking, kayaking or just drinking coffee. We...More

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18 October 2015|
Response from victoria c | Property representative |
Hi, We have two different types of trailers for the bikes. We have our Croozier and Weehoo trailers. They are available from £12.50 for 1 hour or £17.50 for 2 hours.