Celtic Tree Walk

Laws, Letters, Lore of our Old Irish Trees

Our new Celtic Tree Trail , set in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East in South Co. Carlow, will show our guests the world of the Celts and their reverence for Ireland’s native trees. Come and see our recently commissioned 16 minute film explaining who the Celts were and why they reverenced our Celtic Trees  and discover the 7 Noble or Chieftain Trees. We will then visit our Ogham Stone set in 5 acres of young Oak and tell the story of this ancient type of writing and how it was so closely related to the native trees of Ireland 2500 years ago.

 Finally we visit each Noble tree ( all of which we have on our grounds) and  we tell the uses and mythology of each tree as well as the penalty or Dire for cutting down or damaging a Noble in Celtic Times.

 

We have stories to tell. Stories of our forbears the Celts .  Stories of mystery, folklore, tradition and history. The Chieftain trees as Thomas Gray said “ dreaming out their old stories to the wind” Hear them with us ,on our Celtic Tree Trail.

 

 

€40,  which includes  Teas and Coffees , soup and sandwiches
Saturday April 14th, Saturday May 19th, Sunday June 17th, Sunday July 15th
12 Noon- 3pm

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Crab Apple                                Crab Apple in Bloom                 Snow on Celtic Tree Trail

 

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Measuring Oaks                 Spring on Celtic Tree Trail           Dappled light in the woods

 

Ireland's Ancient East, Blackstairs Eco Trails