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Ardara Walking Festival
Fri 16th March - Sun 18th March 2018

St Patrick’s Weekend 2018

Ardara International Walking Festival

Ardara’s renowned Walking Festival with Short, Medium & Strenuous Walks.
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2018.

Saturday 17th March

A. Walk Port to Maghera
One of the best coastal walks in Ireland.
13Km, 620m ascent, 7 hours

B. Walk Port to Glenhead
Another stunning coastal walk
7Km, 350m ascent, 4/5 hours

Sunday 18th March

A. Walk Sliabh Tuaidh
Starting at the beach in Maghera and climbing to Trig point @ 511m
8Km, 550m ascent, 5 hours

B. Walk Granny Glen
Starting at Leac Chonaill going up the mountain path and finish at the head of the Granny Glen
6Km, 300m ascent, 3 hours


Meeting for all walks at Ardara Community Centre at 8.30am.
Leaving 9.00am sharp.


Friday night 8pm to 10pm in the Heritage Centre.
Saturday Walks must be booked by 10pm Friday night.

€20 per walk. €30 for two walks. Children free with an adult.

Walking boots, rain gear and spare warm clothes. Warm drink and food.

This is a community based event

Tel: John Damian Gallagher +353 (0)87 6655828

Click here for Accommodation in Ardara



St Patrick’s Parade on Sunday 18th March at 3.30pm

This year the Parade celebrates 33 years so a special parade is planned with loads of fun and laughter.

See our St. Patrick’s Parade page for full details.

Contact Margaret: 087 2023033





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