Get to really know the wildlife that lives on our Wild Atlantic Way coastline here in North Mayo by taking a foraging trip with Denis from Wild Atlantic Cultural Tours. Denis is a Failte Ireland approved guide, with a BA Hons in Heritage Studies and his foraging tours in North Mayo will run throughout the summer months.
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Killala Bay with a guided walk and forage of the coastline. Denis will take you over the vast strand to the isolated Bartra Island, walking through the crystal clear streams with tiny fish and shrimp darting for cover, keeping an eye out for sleeping seals or noisy herons among other wildlife.
June is a great time to reconnect with nature, and no better place than Killala Bay. Forage for cockles and mussels (recipes supplied) while learning a little about the local environment, history and archaeology. Wellies essential – but can be provided.
Foraging Tours in North Mayo – Details
Meeting Point: Killala Round Tower
– Thursday 13th June: 9am
– Friday 14th June: 10am
– Saturday 15th June: 10.30am
– Sunday 16th June: 11.15am
– Monday 17th June: 12pm
– Tuesday 18th June: 12.30pm
– Wednesday 19th June: 1pm
– Thursday 20th June: 1.45pm
Suitable for: All ages – great for families!
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours at a leisurely pace
Required: Outdoor clothing (Denis can supply wellies)
– Adults: €30 each (minimum of 2 required)
– Families: 1 adult and up to 3 children: €60 / 2 adults and up to three children: €70
– Groups: Rates available
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There is a variety of other tours available from Wild Atlantic Cultural Tours to suit all fitness levels and interests, including history, archaeology, culture, a Taste of North Mayo, Wild Cliff Walks, Blow your Mind Blowholes etc. Just contact Denis to put together something great for your group.