Foraging, Walking, Hiking, with Blackstairs Eco Trails
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.
Mary White is one of the Heritage Council’s Heritage Experts. Schools can book a visit by logging onto www.heritageinschools.ie
Gift Vouchers for Christmas 2017.
Give that special person the gift of the Blackstairs
Walking, Eco Trails or Workshop Vouchers
Keep it Wild This Christmas!
We are Delighted to have been Awarded Gold Certification from Eco Tourism Ireland in 2014. We support the principles of Eco Tourism and our colleagues in the sector who run Eco Tourism businesses. We are also delighted to adopt Friends of the Earth Ireland as our registered charity. Information on Friends of the Earth is in our Eco Centre at The Barn, Killedmond.
Please see our dedicated Ecotourism Tab on the Home Page for our policies , Eco Tourism initiatives
and a contact list for our colleagues in the Eco Tourism business.
Alternative Hen Parties
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.
We have some great workshops and walks for 2017
OPENING HOURS & DAYS 2017
House and Gardens open to the Public on the selected days.
Fee €10 – OAP/ Students €6- Children Free
18 March – 24th March Saturday – Friday 9am-1pm
27th March – 28th March Monday- Tuesday 9am-1pm
3rd May – 7th May Wednesday-Saturday 9am.1pm
20th May – 23rd May Saturday – Tuesday 9am-1pm
10th June – 13th June Saturday – Tuesday 9am-1pm
24th June- 26th June Saturday- Monday 9am-1pm
1st July – 6th July Saturday-Thursday 9am-1pm
15th July-19th July Saturday-Wednesday 9am-1pm
21st July-24th July Friday-Monday 9am-1pm
8th August -11th August Tuesday-Friday 9am-1pm
19th August-27th August Friday-Sunday 9am-1pm
6th Sept -8th Sept Wednesday-Friday 9am-1pm
19th Sept-22nd Sept Tuesday-Friday 9am-1p
11th Oct.-13th Oct. Wednesday-Friday 9AM-1PM