Walking and Talking Tours in Antrim and Donegal this Summer

Walking Tours in Ireland

Rainbow at Villa Farmhouse, Cushendun, Antrim

Watching the seals on Rathlin Island

Seals on Rathlin Island

Posing with Puffins!

At the RSPB centre on Rathlin Island

Rainbows in Cushendun – puffins and seals on Rathlin Island.

Walking the Causeway Coast

The beauty of the Causeway Coast

Lough Veagh

Walking down the glen to Glenveagh Castle

The Causeway Coast and the glories of Glenveagh National Park were some of the highlights of this year’s walking tours.

Ards Forest Park, Donegal

Having a break in Ards Forest Park

Ards Forest Park mushrooms

Picking mushrooms in Ards Forest Park

Mushrooms were picked in Ards Forest Park with our mushroom experts Chris and Evi. Much to my shame I left them behind me (sorry Chris!!) – I put my forgetfulness down to the wonderful distractions (attractions!!) on our walk – Medal Hill, Ague Well and mass rock.

Mount Errigal and WalkTalk walkers

Mount Errigal and WalkTalk walkers

Majestic Mount Errigal was conquered again – well worth the effort to experience the wonderful views from the top – the dark, threatening clouds and sunspots creating a wonderful dramatic backdrop.

Walkers on Horn Head

International WalkTalk group on Horn Head, Donegal

In July we had our most international group – there were 11 in the group and 6 different nationalities – French, Catalan, German, English, Austrian and American – and of course Irish!!
It was such a fun group and we learned a lot about each other’s countries and I think Donegal found a place in their hearts. A common denominator in all the groups was the laughter and fun – needs no translator or interpreter.

Entrance hall with boots in Ardeen House, Ramelton

Entrance hall with boots in Ardeen House, Ramelton

The Bridge Bar, Ramelton, Donegal

Pre-Dinner drinks at The Bridge Bar, Ramelton, Donegal

We were so well looked after in all our accommodations – Villa Farmhouse in Cushendun, Ardeen house in wonderful Ramelton! and marvellous food and atmosphere in the Bridge Bar!

Thanks to Ralf and my other great walker/photographers for some of the images.