Mourne Wall, stretching 22 miles & built between 1094 & 1922. Constructed of local granite using drystone wall techniques. Passing over 15 mountains, protecting reservoir water.
This photograph shows the detail of the Mourne Wall, stretching 22 miles long & built between 1904 and 1922. Constructed entirely of granite from local quarries, it passes over 15 mountains and was designed to keep farm animals away from the rivers and reservoir.
Annalong Harbour is the oldest working harbour along the South Down coast and has now been deepened to allow access for yachts. The sheltered Harbour has provided safe and secure facilities for yachts. Annalong harbour dates back to the early 1800s and was made to allow boats to carry granite to English cities and import materials used to build the nearby dam at Silent Valley. In recent years the Annalong Harbour.
This outstanding photograph shows the Mourne Mountains in the far of distance, along with small boats and yachts resting in the Annalong harbour while the sun shines down giving the water an extra shimmer to it.
One of Ireland's most scenic areas and the ultimate adventurer's paradise.
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