Leenane Mountain Walking Festival

Leenane Mountain Walking Festival

4th May - 7th May 2018

Enjoy a unique combination of mountain and sea as Leenane is situated on the edge of Killary Harbour and surrounded by mountains in all directions. This April will be the 9th year of the Leenane Mountain Walking Festival which has become a major event on the events calendar for Connemara and the area. The 2017 event will take place on from the 28th April – 1st May bank Holiday.

This great festival has been designed to suit all levels of walkers from casual low level walks to the more experienced! Each day there is a choice of at least 3 walks from Strenuous to low level and for the 10 year anniversary we adding even more unique events. The 2018 the programme includes: Mweelrea, Benbaun, Sheefry mountains & Maamtrasna. We will announce the C walks & more events over the coming months, but you can now book your walks online.

Each walk is guided by qualified, experienced guides and covered by public insurance. Another unique element of the festival is that the local farmers get involved with guiding the walks and share their vast knowledge, folklore and history of the land.

With the farmers involvement in the event, they kindly grant the participants permission to cross their lands and visit areas that are not normally open to the public. Transport to and from starting and finishing points will be provided as well as tea/coffee & scones at various local businesses at the end of each day.

We will have details of the Friday nights entertainment closer to the event  Keep an eye here and on Facebook as we will keep you updated!

We would like to thank all the landowners for giving us permission to use their land for the weekend. Leenane Mountain Walking Festival is organised by a group of locals who want to help make this amazing part of the country accessible to everyone, give people a chance to see what the West of Ireland has to offer and also help bring business to the local community. Any surplus profits are re circulated back into the Leenane Development Association.

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Free Sunset Walk, Connemara National Park Saturday 5th May **SOLD OUT**
**SOLD OUT** SATURDAY 5th May 2018  A FREE sunset walk at Connemara National Park..
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Walking Festival 2018 Full Weekend Ticket
Enjoy both days of the walking festival with a WEEKEND ticket. SATURDAY 5th May 2018 Walk One ..
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Walking Festival 5th May 2018 Day Ticket Saturday
Enjoy any of our SATURDAY 5th May 2018 walks with a one day ticket. Walk One - Category..
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Walking Festival 6th May 2018 Day Ticket Sunday
Enjoy any of our SUNDAY 6th May 2018 walks with a one day ticket. Walk One - Category A - Mweelre..
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Walking Festival Gift Voucher - Full Weekend
The ideal gift for the hillwalker in your life! Gift vouchers for both days of walking, allo..
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Walking Festival Gift Voucher - Single Day
The ideal gift for the hillwalker in your life! Gift vouchers for one day of walking, a..
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What To Bring On A Walking Weekend
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