Footsteps in the Forest at Slieve Gullion

Last weekend we were invited to a special preview of a wonderful family event taking place this weekend.

The 2-day Footsteps in the Forest event at Slieve Gullion, just outside Newry, is returning on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June after a huge 12,500 visitors descended on the forest park last year!

Families will set off on their journey to free Finn McCool and save the fairy kingdom, meeting lots of interesting characters along the way!

The event celebrates the ancient folklore and stories of this magical kingdom and there will be artists, musicians and performers bringing the forest to life.

Niamh absolutely adored the trail, finding the fairy doors and taking part in the interactive activities. How her wee face lit up as we encountered each and every fairytale character!

This event is free (brilliant!) and there will be face painting, arts, crafts and a food market so a really lovely family day out. Here are my pics so you can see what to expect!

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