Foraging, Walking, Hiking, with Blackstairs Eco Trails
Photo: Harry Reid
GIFT VOUCHERS FOR CHRISTMAS OR ANY SPECIAL EVENT !
Give a Gift Voucher from €25 upwards.Spend a night under the stars in one of our Shepherds Huts ,experience a Foraging Workshop, Mountain Hike, Eco Trails or a Wild Mushroom Workshop.
Click on Book/Pay and select your Voucher of choice.
Go wild this Christmas .
Click here to watch our promo video!
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 walk on the second Sunday of each month or by special arrangement (booking essential) .
See individual tab for Eco Trail Walks
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!
Celtic Tree Trail
See our 16 minute film on the Noble Trees and walk the Tree Trail.
Shepherds Hut Accommodation
Coming to walk with us or coming for a workshop? Now you can stay with us!
We are delighted to feature in The Irish Times Magazine – June 3rd 2017 – in the 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland! We look forward to welcoming you to the Blackstairs very soon!
We are Delighted to have been again Awarded Gold Certification from Eco Tourism Ireland in 2017. 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
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