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Legends of the rocky ledge (Sold Out)

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A spectacular clifftop walk with green lanes and folklore

Join local walking guide Duane Fitzsimons and explore the myths and heritage of the Lecale coast on a cliff top walk. The tour departs from Chapeltown outside of Ardglass. The route follows country roads and green lanes to the cliffs.

This event is part of the Home of Saint Patrick Festival. Along the way you will paying a visit to his well; hear tales of the viking raiders; the arrival of the Normans, seeing their legacy. In later centuries there are tales of shipwreck and the folklore of the people who live in the land.

The walk is circular and returns to the starting point. The total distance covered is 4.5 miles. The walk will last approximately 2.5 hours.

Afterwards you will be treated to some traditional music in the form of Uillean pipes and a mandolin. A lunch will be served at Curran's Bar.


Clothing suitable for the inclement weather, sensible walking shoes.

Provider: Walk the Lecale Peninsula

Location: Dunsford Old School, 1 Tollumgrange Road, Ardglass

Contact: This event is part ticketed by Newry Mourne and Down District Council. You can contact Dune for further information on +44(0)78 3544 1933 or