Walking, Hiking, Foraging with Blackstairs Eco Trails

Mary White hiking on the Barrow Track in  Carlow Photo: Tony Maher

Mary White hiking on the Barrow Track in Carlow Photo: Tony Maher

Want to discover the secret life of the Blackstairs Mountains in County Carlow, Ireland? Want to know more about birds, flora, fungi, mammals and butterflies of the Blackstairs mountains and the River Barrow? We’ll lead you on an unhurried, relaxing eco walk – low hills to no hills!

We run Eco Trails, Guided Hikes, Workshops, Foraging, The Foraging Hen Events – Elegant Hen Parties for Elegant Brides, Teachers Courses, School Visits Childrens Trails and Fun in the Wild!
Heritage_logo_small_100Mary White is one of the Heritage Council’s Heritage Experts. Schools can book a visit by logging onto www.heritageinschools.ie

LNT_logo_ireland_100Blackstairs Eco Trails is delighted to be a formal partner of Leave No Trace Ireland. We are dedicated to the seven principles of Leave No Trace, more details can be found on their website www.leavenotraceireland.org

The Barn at The Old Rectory

Barn Entrance

The Barn at The Old Rectory is now ready for your event. It is in a completely secluded and private setting. It has the highest Eco credentials and is surrounded by a stream, Water garden, Rose Garden and  wild meadows.Check out The Barn tab on the site for more details.

This project has been grant aided by Leader Funding.


We have some great workshops and walks for 2014