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Ardara Walking Festival
Fri 13th March - Mon 16th March 2020

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



2020 Programme


Friday 13th March: Registration in the Heritage Centre from 7pm to 9pm

Fee: €25 for one day or €40 for two


Day 1

14th March 2020


Pickup for both walks 9am at the Car Park behind Nancy’s.


Easy to Moderate Walk

This walk has been relocated closer to Ardara to avoid longer bus journeys.


Moderate to Difficult Walk

This walk has been relocated closer to Ardara to avoid longer bus journeys


Day 2

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.


Easy to Moderate Walk

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.


Limited numbers. Click “Reserve a Space” on the Facebook Event page
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