Scenery, Cliffs, Sheep-Dogs & Wool Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

761658


Categories

Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Sheep Dogs, Wool & more.


Your sightseeing tour brings you along a section the Wild Atlantic Way in South Donegal, Ireland to enjoy the rugged Coastline and unspoilt countryside. Stop at Killybegs, (Ireland's Premier Fishing Port), Visit Slieve League (said to be the highest Sea Cliffs in Europe), Visit the Irish Speaking Community at Glencolmcille and see the 18-foot-high Stone Map of Ireland. Enjoy a bowl of Vegetable soup at the Country Kitchen in the Glencolmcille Folk Village. Then visit the beautiful Silver Strand Beach at Malinbeg with its 170 steps. Enjoy a sheep-dog demonstration with 'Away to Me' Sheep-dog Demos. , Then visit a working wool factory where the famous Donegal Tweed is still handwoven. All the way, your guide will enlighten you on the History and Folklore of this remote area. A visit to this area will allow you to enjoy the Irish countryside while finding out about how people live in this beautiful corner of Ireland.

Itinerary

Pick-up at the agreed location. The first stop will be at Killybegs, (Ireland's Premier Fishing Port).
Then travel along the Donegal Coastline to the Cliffs at Slieve League and enjoy the breath-taking views. NOTE: Views are not always Guaranteed due to weather. Always bring a jacket, just in case :).
Next stop will be at the Glencolmcille folk Village (Inc. time to have a light lunch). Here we will view the 18-foot-high stone map of Ireland. Then onto the Silver Strand Beach at Malinbeg at the south-western tip off County Donegal. It's at this scenic location you will experience the skills and interact with the sheep Dogs at 'Away to Me' Sheep-dog Demos. You will then visit a working Tweed and wool factory and shop at Kilcar where you can learn about Donegal handwoven tweed. The tour will also include lots of stories, history, folklore and Photo stops along the way.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Pick-up can also be arranged from Cruies Ship Port, Killybegs Town, County Donegal. or from accommodations in or near Donegal Town.

Duration: 7 hours

Tour length is subject to weather at certain locations i.e. The Silver Strand Beach is a 20-minute stop but if winds are too high then it becomes a 5 minute stop.
The Sheep-dog Demonstration is 1 hour Approx.
The Distillary tour is approx. 30 minutes
Tour includes a 30 minute stop at a Wool and Tweed factory.

Transportation

A modern clean luxury 2016 VW Transporter 9 seater minibus, Fully Licensed with air-conditioned.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Light Lunch

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    761658


    Categories

    Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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