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Hike Queen Maeve’s Mountain August Bank Holiday Weekend

August 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$11.00 – $26.00
Purple bracken before Queen Maeve's Grave

Hike with your professional archaeologist guide up Knocknarea Mountain and learn about the landscape and the archaeology while you marvel at a great megalithic wonder- the burial place of Queen Maeve of Connaught who reigned over this land in the 1st Century AD. Fabulous views over Sligo and the Atlantic Ocean. This hike will take your breath away and is ideal for families. We will pass a famine village on the way up which will be discussed and there are happy mountain sheep all around. Your children can learn all about the mountain and so can can you!

Important details:

Terrain is track, rocky path and scrub, some steepness and height is 326 metres. Hike takes c 2 hrs (with stops)

Hiking boots a must or strong walking shoes and waterproof clothing a necessity in case of wind and rain. 

Meet at carpark on east side of mountain- once you book, you will receive directions to the start point.

Time to meet: 11am.  End time- c. 1pm

Reasonable fitness required, please call us if you have ANY health concerns prior to booking. Thanks. 087 2405071

Book your tickets here. 


August 1, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$11.00 – $26.00
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