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Aug18

LOUGH GILL ANCIENT MONUMENTS TOUR

Saturday 18th August 2018
Join us and explore some incredible ancient sites with an expert archaeologist guide around beautiful Lough Gill. We will visit a 5000 year old megalithic court tomb in pretty woodland, a historic castle site on beautiful Lough Gill (Co. Leitrim),  a ruined 15th Century Friary on a winding river and an early christian church site nesteld in the hills where you will find mysterious 'curing stones'. 
This tour is for those who are interested in a variety of heritage sites in an area of natural and rugged beauty near Sligo. 
Your own transport is required. Expect to be out and about for  c.4-5 hours (some walking, some driving). We stop at a gorgeous pub for tea and sambos in pretty Dromahair Village.
Please email sligoseatrails@gmail.com if you wish to book a place.
Minimum Number: 2 persons.
Morning departure and meeting at Calry Church, Sligo at 11am. We will provide directions.
Group bookings welcome!
Price: 45pp
 
 

Aug19

CARROWKEEL TOMBS TRAIL FOR HERITAGE WEEK

Sunday 19th August 2018
WE ARE SORRY BUT THIS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. YOU CAN BOOK ONTO ANOTHER TRAIL AT 2PM THAT DAY TO A PREHISTORIC SITE NEAR BY IF YOU WISH. Email us for more info! sligoseatrails@gmail.com /087 2405071 
 
It's Heritage Week! Explore the ancient tombs and landscape of Carrowkeel in Co. Sligo with your archaeologist guide. Marvel on this peaceful burren landscape and visit fascinating megalithic tombs that predate the Egyptian pyramids. This trail is inspiring. You will learn about early Irish farmers 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!

Price: This trail is on special offer at 5 euros per person (adults and children) for Heritage Week

Time to meet: 11am (meeting beforehand at Castlebaldwin Petrol Station on N4 at 10.40am if you do not know your way to Carrowkeel). Please let us know if this is what you want to do.

To book: Please email us on sligoseatrails@gmail.com. Bookings only in advance

Terrain: Uneven, trackway and some stepped bog. Must have hiking boots and good outdoor gear.

Height: Up to Max 321 m
Duration: 2 hrs

Aug19

LABBY ROCK PORTAL TOMB

Sunday 19th August 2018
It's Heritage Week! Time to explore ancient sites! Labby Rock is one of the most impressive portal dolmen sites in the country.  The site is nestled within gorgeous rural south Sligo countryside. We'll tell you about these sites and the ancient battles that took place not far away. On the way to the site, you can enjoy the stunning views across Lough Arrow, a large freshwater lake of 12.5 square kms, known for its trout fishing. It is designated as a Special Area of Conservation due to its plentiful fish and wildlife.
Meet: Castlebaldwin Petrol Station, N4, Sligo at 2pm. Drive to start point
Duration: c. 1.5hrs or over
Need: Hiking boots/strong shoes for uneven ground and rain gear in case
Booking:  In advance by emailing us: sligoseatrails@gmail.com or call 087 2405071 for more info
Price: Only 10.00 euros pp especially reduced for Heritage Week
 

Aug22

LOUGH GILL ANCIENT MONUMENTS TOUR

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Join us and explore some incredible ancient sites with an expert archaeologist guide around beautiful Lough Gill. We will visit a 5000 year old megalithic court tomb in pretty woodland, a historic castle site on beautiful Lough Gill (Co. Leitrim), a ruined 15th Century Friary on a winding river and an early christian church site nesteld in the hills where you will find mysterious 'curing stones'.
This tour is for those who are interested in a variety of heritage sites in an area of natural and rugged beauty near Sligo.
Your own transport is required. Expect to be out and about for c.4-5 hours (some walking, some driving). We stop at a gorgeous pub for tea and sambos in pretty Dromahair Village.
Please email sligoseatrails@gmail.com if you wish to book a place.
Minimum Number: 2 persons.
Morning departure and meeting at Calry Church, Sligo at 10am. We will provide directions.
Group bookings welcome!
Price: If over two persons, pp price is 45.00

Sep2

QUEEN MAEVE'S TRAIL FOLLOWED BY CARROWKEEL TOMBS TRAIL

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Join us on a very special afternoon where you will explore the ancient tombs and landscape of  Co. Sligo. You will hike Knocknarea Mountain with us first to see the huge cairn which covers the tomb of Queen Maeve of Connaught and then continue afterwards to Carrowkeel, incredible majestic landscape filled with megalithic tombs that predate the Egyptian pyramids. 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. 
 
Time to meet: 10am at Knocknarea Carpark (15 mins drive from Sligo Town)

Terrain: Uneven, trackway and some stepped bog. Must have hiking boots and good outdoor gear.
Height: Up to Max 321 m
Duration: 4-5 hrs out (first trail takes 2 hrs, second trail takes 1.5-2 also, 20 mins drive in between sites)
Where to meet: We will give you directions to start point once you make your booking. All bookings must be paid in advance. Email us on sligoseatrails@gmail.com or call 087 2405071

Price: 50.00pp

 

Sep26

CARROWKEEL TOMBS TRAIL AND KEASH CAVES

Wednesday 26th September 2018
Join us on a very special day where you will explore the ancient tombs and landscape of Carrowkeel in Co. Sligo, following a hike to the caves of Keash. Marvel on an incredible peaceful burren landscape and visit fascinating megalithic tombs that predate the Egyptian pyramids.You will learn about ancient tribal groups who farmed this region and buried their dead in a very special way. You'll see cute mountain sheep grazing on mountain scrub, berries and wild herbs. You will also get to explore the ancient caves of Keash which are c 20 minute drive from Carrowkeel. The caves were inhabited and used throughout prehistory. Please see here for more info on the caves.
 
Price: 40pp
Time to meet: 2pm at Castlebaldwin petrol station on N4.  We will go from there in cars to start point.
Terrain: Uneven, trackway and some stepped bog. Must have hiking boots and good outdoor gear.

Height: Up to Max 321 m
Duration: 4 hrs (2 hrs at Carrowkeel, 1.5-2 hrs at Keash)
All bookings must be confirmed by payment in advance. Email us: sligoseatrails@gmail.com

 

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