Achill Isle Walks
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Achill Isle Walks offer walks that can be tailored to suit needs and requirements for all levels of walking experience in Achill’s tranquil unspoiled setting. Let time pass by as you listen to the stories and see spectacular scenery with our guide.
Personal service and attention to detail are the essential principles of all Achill Isle Walks tours. Achill Isle Walks can cater for all levels of walkers, from gentle walks along the coast to the more demanding day out on Croaghan, Achill’s highest mountain. This walk has been featured on RTE’s Nationwide programme. You can look at the flora and fauna and archaeology that is available on each walk. Providing a handcrafted itinerary of your choice for a number of multi-day walks or just the one walk during your stay on Achill. Allow yourself to unwind in Achill’s unspoilt landscape along the Wild Atlantic Way in the company of an experienced and professional guide. Achill Isle Walks lead leisurely walks to all of Achill's hidden sights, such as Europe's highest Sea Cliffs, the remote and intriguing Annagh Beach, Promontory Forts along the Wild Atlantic Way or to the tops of Achill's highest hills. Achill Isle Walks offer a fascinating journey through 5000 years of history and culture as we leisurely walk through Achill's haunting Deserted Village at Slievemore. Achill Isle Walks also cater for days out on the surrounding islands like Clare Island where we walk to the highest point on the island and hear the stories and see the places associated with one of Ireland’s greatest characters, Grace O’Malley or Gráinne Mhaol. Achill Beg is another fascinating Island with a rich archaeological past and poignant history. The walking is relaxed and the scenery excellent. The surrounding ranges of Nephin, Sheeffrys, Maamturks, 12 Bens, the Burren, The Mournes and adjoining areas of Sligo, Donegal and Kerry are also accommodated. A single day or multi days walking are available on request. One of the most popular is walking on Mweelrea which is the highest mountain in Connacht and one of the four Peaks of Ireland. Gerard Mangan is a Fáilte Ireland quailified guide with specialisation in Hillwalking and Local History and qualified in First Aid. Gerard also holds a Diploma in Archaeology from NUI, Galway. Gerard has walked in many parts of Ireland, Europe and the world’s highest mountain ranges. Gerard will ensure that your walk will be at your pace and filled with the local history and culture and take you to areas of outstanding beauty, which are otherwise inaccessible to visitors.
Achill Isle Walks support the principles of Leave No Trace. Getting off the beaten path on foot is the most rewarding way to see Ireland. Immerse yourself in a tour with Achill Isle Walks which will be filled with a wealth of history, stories, culture, flora and fauna and experience the real hidden places.
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