Ardara Walking Festival
St Patrick’s Weekend
Ardara’s Renowned Walking Festival. Discover some of the region’s most spectacular scenery and hidden gems with expert guides from Walk on the Wild Side
Friday 13th March: Registration in the Heritage Centre from 7pm to 9pm
Fee: €25 for one day or €40 for two
14th March 2020
Pickup for both walks 9am at the Car Park behind Nancy’s with bus to Glencolmcille.
Easy to Moderate Walk
Glen to Port. Spectacular views of cliffs, sea stacks, sea erosion etc.
Moderate to Difficult Walk
Continues on to Port Hill, Gleann Lach (Dillon Thomas, Rockwell Kent historic walk) and out by Lough Anaffrin to Straboy.
15th March 2020
Moderate to Difficult Walk (steep ground)
Pickup for moderate to difficult walk 9am at the Car Park with bus to Maghera. Coastal walk ascending onto Sliabh Tuaidh and back to Maghera. Spectacular walk with beautiful views of Maghera, Loughros Point, Dawros, Aranmore, etc. Ground can be difficult, steep in places. Definitely for experienced walkers.
Pickup 10.15am at the Car Park. The beautiful Sheskinmore Nature Reserve Loop Walk
Gear: Good walking boots, rain gear, spare warm clothes, warm drink and food. Experienced walkers only for the more difficult walks.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
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