Thursday, 19 September 2013

The Burren Peaks Walking Festival - How Much??

Off to the west coast of Ireland for the Burren Peaks Walking Festival. Based in Ballyvaughan just south of Galway.


A walking festival with three grades of walking - 'A','B' and 'C' to choose from. There are 10 walks to choose from over 2 days, Saturday the 28th of September and Sunday the 29th of September.

We have chosen the Cappabhaile Bed and Breakfast for a 2 night stay.

The Itinerary.

Day 1 Friday 27th


Check into the Cappabhaile Bed And Breakfast.

Day 2 Saturday 28th

Irish Fry

Wild Burren Eastern Peaks Grade A walk:

This is a strenuous Grade A walk for very experienced walkers taking in several peaks across the Burren. Starting from Abbey Hill, via Turlough mountain, The Seven Churches, Oughtmama Valley, Moneen & Aillwee peaks. This is a challenging route across rough, rugged limestone terrain with ascents over 1000 ft for the very experienced walker. Registration at 8 am at Base - Bus Depart at 8.30 am Walk starts at 9 am. - Walk Time minimum 8hrs + Pre-Booking of walk essential before Sept 22nd Limited places available on all walks.

Retreat to local pub for food and music.

Day 3 Sunday 29th

Irish Fry

Wild Burren Western Peaks Grade A walk:

This is a strenuous Grade A walk for very experienced walkers taking in several peaks across the Burren. Starting from Fanore, via Slieve Elva mountain, North Clare's highest peak, Black Head & Gleninagh peaks, Feenagh Valley onto Cappanawalla. This is a challenging route across rough, rugged limestone terrain with ascents over 1100 ft for the very experienced walker. Registration at 8 am at Base - Bus Depart at 8.30 am Walk starts at 9 am. - Walk Time minimum 8hrs + Pre-Booking of walk essential before Sept 22nd. Limited places available on all walks.

On to Galway for transport or drive home.

How Much??

For 2 people:-
Accommodation with breakfast = 156 Euro for 2nights
Walks = 80 Euro
Total = 236 Euro for two people

Conclusion

A walking festival in one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. The long walks chosen here are a personal preference but there are lots more to choose from. A great looking walking festival with free music in the bars on every night.

At 118 euro per person for two full days out and two nights bed and breakfast its a great looking walking get away for a long weekend.


2 comments:

Keep on Walking said...

You have not said what the length of the walks are!

Unknown said...

Hi, We only advertise the walking festivals so they are easy to find. If you click on the Burren Peaks Walking Festival - you can then go to the actual programme and see the length in time of the walks.

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