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Life Adventure Centre

Grange Yard Castlewellan Forest Park | Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4377 0714
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Electric mountain bikes

Myself, my 11 year old son and his friend hired the electric mountain bikes and had a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
weet001
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Fantastic find in Castelwellan

This place is fantastic. Great people who can't do enough to help you, lots of wonderful activities... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
DavidDundonald
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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, 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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Grange Yard Castlewellan Forest Park | Forest Park, Castlewellan BT31 9BU, Northern Ireland
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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
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

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

While in the area touring we decided to book some kayaking lessons online. We were blown away by how beautiful the park and lake are and our visit far exceeded our expectations. It was our first time kayaking so we arranged to go out on...More

Thank avrilWaterford
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks guys for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are very lucky to have some great surroundings here up the Forest Park.... and also to have the lake right beside us. Its a perfect setting for mountain biking, kayaking and many...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We hired electric mountain bikes from 'Life' for a morning. The bikes were excellent, and were perfect for exploring the trails. They made riding up the hills easy, and riding downhill exhilarating. Castlewellan Park is absolutely stunning quiet, and riding was stress free.  Map and...More

Thank Garry H
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks very much for your review. The Electric bikes have become really popular and are a brilliant way of exploring the park and surrounding areas.... and very accessible to everyone. Thanks for mentioning all the staff by name. Look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Just back from a few days camping in the forest park and we had an amazing time. Spent two hours kayaking around the lake and enjoyed it so much went back the second day this time with the grandkids, 5 and 4 year olds and...More

Thank freddie458
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Its gives all the staff here a great sense of satisfaction to know that our customers go away happy with memories of a great experience. You have proved there is something for everyone here and with our new fleet of E-bikes it makes getting out...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

A large group of us went to life adventure centre for my brother's stag. We had 3 hours of kayaking followed by 3 hours of mountain biking on the mountain bike trail. We were all given wet suits for the kayaking, and the mountain bikes...More

Thank AllanMcKeown
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks guys for the review.. Brilliant to hear you all had a great day between the mountain biking and kayaking. We are very lucky here in castlewellan Forest Park to have so many options on our doorstep and a great Centre right in the middle...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

The hospitality of Vickie is was wonderful! I took a ride today on one of the electric bikes which was a lot of fun and very easy to use. We had a great time. Thank you again Vickie for making it a really fun day.

Thank Heidi T
Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Great review.... Thanks so much. Its hard to explain to anyone how much fun the E -Bikes are until you actually try them. Come back soon and try one of our other awesome activities.

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend decided off the cuff to go kayaking the staff were able to fit us in last minute the staff were very friendly and went through the safety measures very clearly and were very helpful totally enjoyable experience ( although do bring...More

Thank JamesW-Mc
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review. Kayaking has become very popular here in the Forest Park and we were delighted that we could fit you in for your activity. It doesn't really matter if you get wet as we can always provide a wet...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

We have now been here a couple of times to canoe and mountain bike and will definitely return. Vicky is very friendly, welcoming and helpful. All hire equipment is excellent quality and well maintained offering good value for money .Staff are very laid back and...More

Thank CatJak67
Michael W, Guest Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks guys for taking the time to write a review..It is really important to us that all our customers go away with good memories and a great experience. We try always to maintain a standard of equipment and care so that everyone will feel confident...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Came here today for team building and it was great. The instructors were wonderful. Spectacular scenery. We went on the electric mountain bikes. I was a bit nervous especially on the downhill sections but was given plenty of help and encouragement. Highly recommend it.

Thank mariamJ9406UW
Michael W, Public Relations Manager at Life Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks for the great remarks. The Electric mountain bikes really are enormous fun and its hard to explain to anyone until you try it yourself. Really look forward to seeing you back at the Centre again soon

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curlyred666
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Response from Michael W | 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.
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