Please submit any useful information about climbing Slieve Donard that may be useful to other climbers. Consider things such as access and accommodation at the base of Slieve Donard, as well as the logistics of climbing to the summit.
Park at the Donard car park in Newcastle (southern end of town). No walk in trail, straight hike to the top in about 1hr 30/40 minutes. Enjoy the view over the Irish Sea and to the heart of the Mournes. The top (on a clear day)affords you the only opportunity in the British Isles to see :- England, Scotland, Wales and Republic of Ireland.