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Sperrins 15th Walking Festival 2011


Walking Boots at the ready for the Sperrins 15th Walking Festival

Be part of the Sperrins 15th annual Walking Festival, where you will enjoy simply stunning scenery in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from Friday 5th – Monday 8th August 2011.

Taste of the High Life
Discover all these delights with our specially designed walking programme. All walks are led by professional walking guides who will not only lead you through this fascinating landscape but let you in on the hidden secrets and gems of the Sperrins along your journey!

Festival goers will be spoilt for choice with walking options for everyone regardless of their age or ability. Choose from family strolls and fun filled activities, to healthy lifestyle options and historic walks. There are also three moderate routes to choose from with hikes over Mullaghcarbatagh and Mullaghclogher, Carnelly and the Craignamaddy Ridge. Challenging options include Mullagh’s and Glenelly, Craig Circuit and County Rock to Goles . If all of this isn’t challenging enough for you then why not opt for the Overnight Adventure which includes a two day hike over Sawel, County Rock, Meenard, Mullaghaneany and finishing on the 5 Mullagh’s, with an overnight camp in Plumbridge village.

The Height of Good Fun!
The festival headquarters is centred in the picturesque village of Plumbridge where a whole array of musical, dance and other festival activities will captivate you over the weekend!
The Sperrins Walking Festival provides the perfect opportunity to discover and enjoy some of the finest walking in Ireland set against a stunning backdrop, whether you are a walking enthusiast or simply enjoy walking for lifestyle reasons.

Don’t Delay Book Today
All walks must be booked in advance by Friday 29th July, with the exception of Family and Healthy Lifestyle walks (unless you are bringing a group larger than 10). Those wishing to participate in the Overnight Challenge need to book by Wednesday 27th July.


Book your place today and request a copy of our FREE Festival Programme by contacting Sperrins Tourism Ltd on T: 028 8674 7700 or download the booking form and Festival Programme from: www.sperrinswalkingfestival.com

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