Walking Festival 2022

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Enjoy the great outdoors and discover a sample of the wonderful walking trails throughout the County Wexford that are now part of Wexford Walking Trails. The trails featured during the 2022 Walking Festival are suitable for all walking abilities.

Day 1. Friday 23 September 2022. Our Lady’s Island

Day 2. Saturday 24 September 2022. Cahore / Old Bawn / Morriscastle

Day 3. Sunday 25 September 2022. Arthurstown / Dunbrody / Duncannon

Registration

Please register online prior to the event at https://Wexford_Walking_Festival_2022.eventbrite.ie

Fees:

Day 1: €5 per person (Family rate €10) 3.4km Walk

Day 2: €10 per person (Family rate €20) 13km Walk

Day 2: €5 per person (Family rate €10) 4.5km Walk

Day 3: €5 per person (Family rate €10) 9.5km Walk

Weekend Rate: €20 per person (Family rate €25) Entry to all weekend walks

CAHORE WALK DETAILS

Meeting Point: Cahore Pier

Time: 10:30 to 11:00am

Registration: Please register online prior to the event at https://Wexford_Walking_Festival_2022.eventbrite.ie

Distance Option 1: Return walk from Cahore to Morriscastle – 13km

Distance Option 2: Looped walk from Cahore to Old Bawn – 4.5km

Grade: Easy

The Walk: This lovely 13km return walk will take you along the coastal path, down to the beach, across to Morriscastle and back to Cahore. Furthermore, there will be an opportunity on the walk to interact with local Rangers and Environmentalists and learn about the treasures that make up our exciting coastline.

Refreshments: Tea & coffee will be available from The Sea Biscuit in the car park at The Strand Cahore. You can also enjoy tea, coffee & ice-cream when we reach the halfway point at Morriscastle. After the walk, you can drive 1.5km from Cahore, to The Village bistro in Ballygarrett, where soup and sandwiches will be on the menu. The Schooner Pub is next door for those who fancy a pint and where a local art exhibition will be taking place. Parking and toilet facilities are located close-by.

Accessibility: The shorter walk from Cahore to Old Bawn is both wheelchair and buggy friendly. Click here for trail details.

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