About Us

Outdoor Event Planning encourages best practice in managing challenge events in Northern Ireland’s outdoors.

It has been designed to assist event organisers in planning responsible and sustainable outdoor challenge events, to help ensure that environmental impacts are minimised so that everyone can continue to enjoy the natural beauty of Northern Ireland’s outdoors. Whether you are planning an outdoor event or looking for a professional event organiser, Outdoor Event Planning provides the essential information to get you started and guide you through the process.

First Points of Contact

Land Management Bodies – Contacts

Matthew Bushby

Countryside Services Manager
Mourne Heritage Trust

Catherine Murphy

ROW/ Countryside Officer
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Heather Wilson

Countryside Access Officer
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Patrick Lynch

Conservation Lead Ranger
National Trust Northern Ireland

Jacqueline Baird

Visitor Experience Manager (South Down Properties)
National Trust Northern Ireland

Ready to organise your event?

Simply download the Event Form below and e-mail the form along with any route maps or other relevant information to info@outdooreventplanning.com.

This project is funded by Sport Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and is supported by Mourne Heritage Trust, Leave No Trace, National Trust, Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership Scheme, Strangford Lough and Lecale Partnership and Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust.

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