Graiguenamanagh goes wild

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March 24, 2014

Graiguenamanagh Goes Wild 26th and 27th of April, 2014

Whether you are interested in SUP boarding, kayaking, canoeing or cycling, Graiguenamanagh is the place to be the last weekend in April.
Whitewater fun will be had between Clashganny, Graiguenamanagh and St. Mullins. This white water course is filled with spills and thrills. Qualified instructors will be putting you through your paces as they guide you over weirs – waterfalls and rapids. Adults who forgot to grow up can also apply. Go wild in the water!!

Cycling with Waterside Bike&Hike ECOLOGY BIKING TOUR

A two hour gentle pedal trip along the Barrow river towpath. Learn about the area, the Barrow navigation and the nature/wildlife of the Barrow valley. Followed by tea/scones at Waterside Café.

Free film show:

A selection of the best of extreme adventure films from “Why Not” Adventure Film Festival, Galway. Seventy minutes of a mix of extreme adventure films. The why not? Adventure film festival is an annual adventure sports festival that takes place in various locations around Ireland, which aims to inspire people with tales of adventure.

All programs begin at the boat house, Graiguenamanagh.

Walk & Paint

Walk along Barrow at Graiguenamanagh and paint the local scenery. Groups will walk to a specific site and paint the scenery there. Materials will be supplied and a qualified instructor will get you started and give you some tips to improve your technique. Catering to all levels.

For those interested in Foraging, Mary White is organizing a foraging walk along the Barrow for adults and children over 10. Join us on an eco trail and learn about butterflies, mammals, birds and mini beasts. Suitable for adults and children from 6 upwards. In this slot we will make things with sticks, leaves, rushes etc.

So come along, there is something on offer for everyone.  For accommodation look no further, Mount Brandon Cottages will be the place to return home to after a weekend full of activities!

Book your accommodation today!



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