Foraging ,Walking, Hiking, 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,  the Celtic Tree Experience -learn about the Nobles of the woods, the Ogham alphabet and why the Celts worshipped their trees ,School Visits Childrens’ Trails and Fun in the Wild!

If you would like us to travel to you to give a talk, seminar, field trip or workshop in your area on Climate Change, GMO’S, Foraging, Fungi, Sustainability or biodiversity, please contact us.

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

CLICK HERE: EVENT CALENDAR FOR BLACKSTAIRS ECO TRAILS 2016

 

Give a Gift of the Blackstairs in 2016

Christmas gift voucher Blackstairs Eco Trails Vouchers for walks, hikes, workshops ,Wild Food Summer School 2016. Go to Book/ Shop and select the amount of your choice.
Go wild this year!

              ALTERNATIVE HEN PARTIES

 

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Thinking about your Hen Party? We have a really lovely day planned for you. Check out our Foraging Hen Page for details. Now rated as one of the top Hen Foodie Parties in Ireland! It’s  unusual , it’s a Hen Party to crow about!

No fowl moods at our Hen Parties !

 

 

The Barn at The Old Rectory

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. Click here for more details.

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CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR GALLERY

We have some great workshops and walks for 2016

The Old Rectory  is open to the public on selected days . Please see list below on our opening times and dates. We look forward to seeing you in 2016

The Old Rectory, Killedmond, Borris,

Co.Carlow

House and Gardens open to the public on selected days 2016

March 18-24,30-31

April 30th

May 1-5,14-17

June 4-7,25-28

July 6-11,15-18,22-24

Aug 8-11,20-28

Sept 6-8,20-23

Oct 5-7

Time 9AM-1pm

Fee €10:  OAP/Student €6: Children Free

See www.blacktairsecotrails.ie or call 087 270 71 89 for further details