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Merry Christmas from WalkNI!

Be inspired to go hiking over the festive period with our '10 Images that Prove Winter Walking in NI is Magical' blog, buy a gift experience walkers in your life would love and don't forget to vote in the WalkNI Awards.

10 Images that Prove Winter Walking in NI is Magical

Misty meadows, calm waters, snow dusted mountain tops and atmospheric skies, these 10 images from Hibernia Landscapes prove what we already knew, that Winter Walking in Northern Ireland is magical.

You're sure to be inspired to get out and see these stunning places for yourselves over Christmas and the New Year. 

One week left to vote in the WalkNI Awards!

Only one week left to vote in the WalkNI Awards! Vote in the WalkNI Awards and win a Mountain Warehouse walking outfit worth £250!

The WalkNI Awards celebrate all that is great about walking in Northern Ireland.  Vote for your favourite walking destination, the best walking festival and walk challenge event as well as Most Epic View, Favourite Walk in the Mournes, Favourite Walk in the North Coast and be inspired by those who have achieved great things through walking.

By voting you could be in with a chance of winning a Mountain Warehouse walking outfit worth £250!

Voting will close at 11.59 p.m. on Friday 23rd December with Award Winners announced in the New Year.


#WalkNI Winter

Thanks to everyone who has shared their winter walks across NI on Instagram!

Check out our #WalkNI Winter album on Facebook and be prepared to be inspired with breathtaking pictures all taken by walkers throughout Northern Ireland. 

If you're out walking over the winter months in Northern Ireland make sure to share your photos with us using #walkni on Instagram or @walkni on Twitter.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Walkers

Looking for something different to give this Christmas? These unique gifts are perfect for anyone who loves walking:

Wild Photography Gift Experience - Led by an experienced photographer the lucky recipient will get to take a gentle hike through remote countryside to find locations and wild-life to produce the most intriguing shots!

Star Trek Gift Experience - A guided hiking experience under the stars. Explore a whole other side to the natural beauty of Northern Ireland with a guided late night and/or early dawn hike to ensure maximum awe-value!

Cosy Couples Luxury Bell Tent Glamping, Carromena Activity Centre, Limavady, Co. Derry~Londonderry
Enjoy the tranquility of the outdoors and sleep cosy in a fully furnished Luxury Solar Powered Bell Tent. Spend an evening toasting marshmallows on your private fire pit or just kick back with a glass of fizz!  Situated within the Binevenagh Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty there'll plenty of walking opportunities on your doorstep. 

Couples Pod Glamping & Adventure Package, Clearsky Adventure Centre, Castle Ward, Co. Down
A minibreak with a difference, spend the night in a cosy heated camping pod in the enchanting Castle Ward Estate after a day of exploring on bikes. Wake up the next morning and choose an additional activity to do together including archery or canoeing. With endless walking trails to explore on hte National Trust Property this is the ideal place to spend the night.  

For even more activity gift experience vouchers visit OutdoorNI.com 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


WalkNI would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  Here's to plenty of walk filled days in 2017! 

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