TOURS AND PRICES

Ancient Farms

Take a break on The Wild Atlantic Way. Experience our 2 hour tour through the Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms in Belderrig telling the story behind the world famous Céide Fields. Hear about the people who farmed these fields nearly 6000 years ago and about the local people who uncovered this story.

 

 

 

 

(Price Includes Guidebook)

€30 

Ancient Settlements

Spend half a day with us(4 hours). Starting at 10am take a tour through the Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms. See how Bronze Age houses were constructed. Visit a Mesolthic site at the shore where people first lived in Belderrig 7000 years ago. Follow one of the oldest farm walls in the world through the bog and return back by a stunning clifftop walk to Belderrig Research Centre for lunch.

 

(Price includes Guidebook and Lunch)

€60

 
 

Behind The Céide Fields

Meet at Belderrig Research Centre at 9.45am. Tour begins at 10am with walk through Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms and see where The Céide Fields started. Travel to Céide Fields Centre for Tour and Lunch. After lunch visit Downpatrick Head a Signature Point on The Wild Atlantic Way to hear of the history and folklore associated with the headland. Tour finishes at 5pm approximately.

 

 

(Price Includes Guidebook, Entry into Céide Fields Centre, Lunch)

€135

Belderrig Valley

Is fearr lá ag fiafraigh ná trí lá ag siúl- It's better one day asking than three days walking. Meet at Belderrig Research Centre at 9.45am. Tour begins at 10am with walk through Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms. See how turf(peat) was cut with a traditional turf spade and have a go yourself. See clear signs of climate change in a 4000 yr old forest and examine tree rings in the laboratory. Learn how ancient strains of Barley were grown and try grinding some grain into flour on various quernstones.

After Lunch visit Mesolithic site at shore where people lived first in Belderrig. Follow ancient wall through the bog and return by stunning clifftop walk to Research Centre for tea/coffee and bread made from ground flour.

 

(Price Includes Guidebook , Lunch, Tea/Coffee)

€125

 
 

SPECIAL OFFER

2 Night B+B, Evening Meal, 1 DayTour

Arrive the evening before. Meet at Belderrig Research Centre 9.45 am. Tour begins at 10am with walk through Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms. See how turf(peat) was cut with a traditional turf spade and have a go yourself. See clear signs of climate change in a 4000 yr old forest and examine tree rings in the laboratory. Learn how ancient strains of Barley were grown and try grinding some grain into flour on various quernstones.After Lunch visit Mesolithic site at shore where man lived first in Belderrig. Follow ancient wall through the bog and return by stunning clifftop walk to Research Centre for tea/coffee and bread made from stone- ground flour. Tour finishes  approximately 5pm.

 

(Price Includes 2 Nights B+B, Evening Meal, 1 Day Tour, Guidebook, Lunch, Tea/Coffee)

€230  

Weekend / 2 Day Tour

Arrive in Belderrig the evening before. Meet at Belderrig Research Centre 9.45 am. Tour begins at 10am with walk through Neolithic and Bronze Age Farms. See how turf(peat) was cut with a traditional turf spade and have a go yourself. See clear signs of climate change in a 4000 yr old forest and examine tree rings in the laboratory. Learn how ancient strains of Barley were grown and try grinding some grain into flour on various quernstones.After Lunch visit Mesolithic site at shore where man lived first in Belderrig. Follow ancient wall through the bog and return by stunning clifftop walk to Research Centre for tea/coffee and bread made from ground flour. First day  finishes  approximately 5pm.

Meet at Belderrig Research Centre at 10am. Travel  to Céide Fields Interpretative Centre for private tour. Contiinue on to Downpatrick Head a signature point on the Wild Atlantic Way to discover the history and folklore associated with the Headland.

 

(Price Includes Guidebook, Lunch X2, Tea/Coffee, Entry into Céide Fields Centre)

 

Accommodation NOT included

€220

A Guide to Belderrig's Ancient Farms Seamas Caulfield

This 24 page colour illustrated guide written by Seamas Caulfield gives an insight to the research that was carried out over the last 40 years  in Belderrig since the original excavations took place.

(Price Includes Shipping)

€5

2016 Belderrig Valley.

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