Join us this St.Patricks Bank Holiday Weekend on a very special trail where you will explore the ancient tombs and landscape of Carrowkeel in Co. Sligo. Marvel on this peaceful burren landscape and visit fascinating megalithic tombs that predate the Egyptian pyramids.
This trail is inspiring. You will learn about ancient tribal groups who farmed this region and buried their dead in a very special way. Along the way, we will see cute mountain sheep grazing on mountain scrub, berries and wild herbs. Tea/coffee and buns will be served after 'al fresco'.
Time to meet at Carrowkeel: 10am
Terrain: Uneven, trackway and some stepped bog. Must have hiking boots and good outdoor gear. Height: Up to Max 321 m Duration: 2 hrs Time to meet: 10 am at Carrowkeel carpark. We will give you directions to start point once you make your booking. All bookings must be paid in advance. Price: 20 per person, 10 for children.
Minimum number adults required: 2
Please email us to book- email@example.com
HERITAGE ON HORSEBACK BEACH RIDING
Sunday 18th March 2018
Welcome. This one hour guided ride is for those who have little/no riding experience.
We meet you first at the stables and tell you about the local history and heritage of the area.You will meet your horse and after you saddle up, we will hack down a quiet country lane onto sand dunes. You will be surrounded by coastal wilderness. As we go onto the beach, you will see wildlife in tidal channels, trot along the waters edge and take it all in. It is completely refreshing.
Tea/coffee and buns will be served afterwards outside the friendly stable yard. You will be supplied with hats and boots. It is vital that you send us your heights and weights at the initial stage of the booking process. This is so that you get the best horse to suit you.
Call 087 2405071 for more info and email us to book on firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment is required in advance, we will send you a link for payment online. No last minute booking please!
Time to meet at stables: 1.45pm (allow for a 25 mins drive north of Sligo town on N59 to get to stables, we will give you directions when you book).
QUEEN MAEVE'S TRAIL
Monday 19th March 2018
This trail is for those who want to get out for a 2 hour hike up a small but notable mountain overlooking three bays in Sligo and for those who want to learn about where they are, the local geology, archaeology, mythology and flora.
The views from the top of the mountain are fabulous.Your guide will explain the famous story of the mythological fiery Queen Maeve of Connaught who reigned over the province in the 1st Century AD.
**This is a great hike for families.
Trail Duration: c. 2 hours return with stops along the way.
Price: 20pp and 10 for children (under 16 years)
Terrain: Rugged and uneven ground underfoot. Bring hiking boots and a warm jacket and hat. Meeting Point: Carpark on the east side of the mountain (c. 10 min dirve from Sligo Town) Time to meet: 11am
Please email email@example.com to book. Payment in advance only, once you email us, you can pay online when we send you the link. No last minutes please!