January Events

Trip to KilKenny with Carlow Tours

Trip to KilKenny with Carlow Tours

Join myself and Bianka on her Research and Trial Tour to Kilkenny Castle and Highbank Orchards, Co. Kilkenny  this Saturday:Guided Day Tour Kilkenny

This is a day trip with a difference. Get your unique experience in city and county Kilkenny on Saturday, 10.01.2015
Enjoy a tour in Kilkenny Castle– it’s usually a self guided tour but from November to January you can avail of a guided tour in the castle.
We also will enjoy a trip to Highbank Orchard Ireland’s smallest legal distillery and also the only one where the raw material for the spirits is grown on the farm the distillery is based on.

When: Saturday 10th January 8:30am
Availability: Only 5 spaces left!!
How Much: €25 plus entrance fees:( KK Castle €7 pp, Highbank €5 pp)
Meeting Point: Askea Car Park, Carlow
View Map and Join via Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/694007307380718 or Contact Bianka on +353 (0)87 650 9880
E: info@carlowtours.ie

Full Moon Walk Sat 03rd Jan 2015

Hilltop Treks Full Moon Walk in Enniskerry

The wonderful Hilltop Treks are holding a full moon walk on Saturday 03rd January 2015.

Start the new year as you mean to continue! These walks are a great fun way to get out and about and meet new people. I have been before and it is such good fun, in fact myself and a few friends are going along to this one so get your ticket now and come say hi!

The next Full Moon Walks
Takes Place on Jan 3rd at 6pm in Enniskerry

Meet For Enniskerry: At the Clock Tower (Center of the village) 6pm
Cost: €25pp
These Full Moon Walks are an excellent opportunity to see beautiful landscape by the light of the moon. The walks will be short 2-3 hr walks starting at 6pm in the evening during the autumn/winter months.
About the Enniskerry walk: The walk will place close to Enniskerry village. We will walk on Carrickgollogan and take many of the great wooded trails along the way. There are fantastic 360 degree views from the top of this small hill across the eastern coastline of Dublin and Wicklow. The tracks is very good easy to walk on and we will also pass by the Ballycorus Lead mines Chimney. This is a fantastic walk and easily manageable by most people.
No previous walking experience required.
After the walk we can head back to Enniskerry to catch up and enjoy a drink.

There’s also a full moon walk on the same night in Killarney – see website for details >>

To book and for information on what to bring please visit Hilltoptreks Website:


New Years Walks in West Cork

Mini Walking Breaks over the New Year

Top of the Rock Pod Páirc and Walking Centre

New Year Walking weekend

Why not join us at the Top of the Rock for two days walking over the New Year period on:

  • Wed 31st Dec – Fri 2nd Jan

The two day break includes:

  • Two nights in a Luxury / Standard pod
  • Glenilen Breakfast bags each morning.
  • One evening meal at our local award winning Willie Pa’s restaurant
  • A guided walk on the first morning and guidance and pick-up from end points of other walks you may wish to undertake.
  • PRICES for the two night break : Luxury pod €99 per person Standard pod: €75 per person sharing (bring own duvet, towels etc) Children:extra €20 each.

A warm welcome awaits you!

Contact David and Elizabeth Ross
Rockmount, Drimoleague,Co Cork.

Call +0035528 31547 or mobile 0861735134

Email: david@topoftherock.ie

We spent the final night of our Eco Tour at Pod Pairc, Read our blog here >>

Visit Pod Pairc on Trip Advisor Here >>

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