Foraging, Walking, Hiking, with Blackstairs Eco Trails
Photo: Harry Reid
GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FOR 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 with Blackstairs Ecotrails!
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.