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Quaking Conamara Bogs

Quaking Conamara Bogs

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Proud winner of the 2017/2018 Irish Cultural Experience Award. A deep love of Conamara’s rich culture & nature, combined with a spirit of adventure and innovation, and a lifelong passion for sustainability, inspired husband & wife, Charlie and Dearbhaill, to found Cnoc Suain – an international award-winning cultural retreat – over 20 years ago. Here Charlie, a natural scientist with 40 years…
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What we’ll do

Sense the magic as you enter the restored little Conamara* hill-village of Cnoc Suain, where a warm welcome awaits you. Share tea and stories of Conamara's rich heritage in Tigh Dan before taking a short relaxing walk along a gravel path, past dry-stone walls and through stunning landscape, to explore nature's intriguing bogland curiosities. Hear mysterious tales of bog culture & bog folklore…

What else you should know

Practical clothing & sturdy footwear advisable. Please arrive 5 minutes before starting time. You must provide your own transport. Taxis: Galway city to Cnoc Suain costs €35 approx

What I’ll provide

Snacks
'Things to see & do' I will give you information on local places to visit in Conamara. Discover places off the beaten track on roads less traveled
Drinks
Tea & snack, 'Mocktail' Mocktail recipe and card for the Rushwork memento

What to bring

Suitable weatherproof clothing and sturdy shoes

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Where you'll be

We'll meet in the Conamara hill-village of Cnoc Suain, described by The Guardian as "a place quiet unlike any other" and by Travel + Leisure as “a beautifully restored hill village that sits on layers of Irish history, Cnoc Suain offers a thorough immersion in local culture. It is serving as a trailblazer and a powerhouse in promoting sustainability and mindfulness of the earth’s – and mankind’s – precious resources.” Car Parking at Cnoc Suain

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Practical clothing & sturdy footwear advisable. Please arrive 5 minutes before starting time. You must provide your own transport. Taxis: Galway city to Cnoc Suain costs €35 approx
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nature walk
Quaking Conamara Bogs
2 reviews
From £57/person
2 reviews
From £57/person