geotourism Events

Not simply guided hikes, our geo-tourism events take you back in time through different areas of Northern Ireland, delving into the geology, history and myth that surround this mysterious land

SLIEVE GULLION

This mountain top is not only a former volcanic conduit and world's first designated volcanic ring dyke, but it's also the site of Ireland's highest surviving passage tomb, dating to an incredible 5000 years old! Follow our guides for some fascinating history, geology and of course myth surrounding Fionn Mac Cumhaill

Location: Gullion Forest Park, Co. Armagh

Distance: 6.5 Km total

Max Elevation: 573 metres

Grade: Moderate

Time: 3.5 - 5.5 hours

Price: 1 - 4 people (£120),

over 4 people £30pp 

THE POT OF LEGHAWARY TOUR

Follow our experienced mountain leaders and geologists up through the impressive pot of legawherry, a corrie carved out by the ice flows of the most recent glacial period to affect our lands circa 10,000 years ago. We will show you evidnece of glacial action nad inspire awe at the sheer force of nature, before summiting Slieve Commedagh, one of the highest peaks in Northern Ireland.

Location: Mourne Mountains, Co. Down

Distance: 11.5 Km total

Max Elevation: 765 metres

Grade: Difficult

Time: 5 - 7 hours

Price: 1 - 4 people (£120),

over 4 people £30pp 

What's included:

  • Fully qualified and experienced Mountain Leaders to guide you all the way at a pace that suits you

  • Experienced geologist passing on loads of cool info about the area we are in

  • Tailored Guided hike exactly where you want to go

  • Digital pictures and videos of your day so you can remember it forever

  • A guaranteed good day out in the hills with lots of stunning views and interesting things to learn!

What to bring:

  • A completed Health Declaration & Registration Form - see footer of page for link

  • Any medication you may need

  • Good hiking boots that are well broken in

  • Map and compass if you have them

  • A rucksack with waterproof liner

  • Head torch with spare batteries

  • Emergency bivvy

  • Fully charged mobile

  • Water proof jacket and trousers

  • Lots of light top layers

  • Hat and gloves 

  • Lunch and water

  • Anything else on the kit list - this will be sent at the booking stage (also available at the bottom of the page)

How To Book:

To book a private session on dates that suit you - minimum of 4 people to create such as booking (or you pay the minimum fee for 4 people if happy to do so) - click the "Book Now"  button below..

If you want to book a guided hiking event but don't have the minimum group size required, then please look to the bottom of the page and click "Upcoming Events" to see what events we have available at the moment. If there are no events for your chosen activity select "Contact Us" and we can advertise an open day.

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