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Ardara Walking Festival
Fri 15th March - Mon 18th March 2019
Ardara

St Patrick’s Weekend

 

Ardara’s Renowned Walking Festival. Discover some of the region’s most spectacular scenery and hidden gems with our expert local guides

 

2019 Programme

Saturday 16th March

Walks A and B start at the Bunglas Viewing Point [Google Map].

Walk A: Continues across the One Man’s Pass to Sliabh Liag and returns to the Pilgrim’s Path, where we begin our descent.
Length: 12km
Total ascent: 690m

Walk B: Begins to descend on reaching the Pilgrim’s Path.
Length: 8.5km
Total ascent: 557m

Finish point: car park at the Rusty Mackerel.

 

Sunday 17th March

Walk A: Maghera to Sliabh Tuaidh.
Weather and time-dependent. Moderate to difficult walk. Finish at the top of Granny Glen.
Length: 8-12km
Total ascent: 580m

Walk B: The Beautiful Sheskinmore.
Paradise Beach Loop Walk.
Length: 9km
Total ascent: 97m

 

Meeting for all walks:
Car park, Ardara, behind Nancy’s [Map]. 8.30am, buses leaving at 9am sharp.

 

Registration: Friday 15th March 6pm-9pm at the Heritage Centre, Ardara.

Walks must be booked by 9pm on Friday 15th.

Price: €20 per walk; €30 for 2 walks

 

Gear: Good walking boots, rain gear, spare warm clothes, warm drink and food.

All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Details subject to change depending on weather.

 

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Email: donegalwalkingguide@gmail.com

 

Accommodation

Nesbitt Arms Hotel

Accommodation in and around Ardara

 


St Patrick’s Parade 2019

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

This year the Parade celebrates 34 years and a special parade is planned with loads of fun and laughter.

Contact:
Margaret 087 2023033


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