Discover the secret life of the Blackstairs Mountains and know more about birds, flora, fungi, mammals and butterflies of the Blackstairs mountains and the River Barrow.
Discover the secret life of the Blackstairs Mountains and know more about nature,a fully guided walk to suit all ages, through the lovely lanes, lowlands, bogs and streams of the Blackstairs mountain area and the River Barrow, Co. Carlow, Ireland. Walk with expert guides and enjoy a unique rural experience.
Blackstairs Eco Trail 2 hour tour:
A two hour amble through the lovely lanes, lowlands, bogs and streams of the Blackstairs and the River Barrow, Co. Carlow, Ireland, with expert guides. Depending on the weather, the tours will be in the foothills of the Blackstairs – low hills or no hills or along the River Barrow and down the Barrow to Clashganny and Ballytighlea.
We will look at the natural topography of the landscape, the local archaeology – Carlow has some fine dolmens, standing stones and cairns. We will stop to look at lichens and mosses, grasses and ferns, birds and mammals. Check website re the Walk the Celtic Tree Trail and discover the 7 Noble Trees of our forbears the Celts.
Also discover a full programme of tours/events taking place at the Old Rectory and the Barn.
Go Wild With Blackstairs Eco Trails - they Leave No Trace.