Rathdrum Walking Festival

25th March 2017 – 26th March 2017 all-day

The Rathdrun Tidy Towns will lauch the inaugural Rathdrum Walking Festival on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of March 2017. The much anticipated festival aims to showcase the natural flora and fauna Rathdrum has to offer. We hope you and your family will explore the majestic valleys and native oak forests while red kites float above your head.

The Walks:

  • Walk 1:   Avonmore Way Walk –  12k,3 & 1/2 to 4 hours
  • Walk 2:   Famine Loop Walk – 6k, 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours
  • Walk 3:   Famine Loop Walk through Avondale – 12k,  3 – 3 & 1/2 hours
  • Walk 4:   Avondale Walk starting at the Old Mill to Avondale – 6k, 2 hours

Registration  will start at 10.00 on both days at Rathdrum Boys National School. Each walk will cost €20 and each participant will receive the Rathdrum Ramblers guide which has lots of interesting facts on the area.

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