The Bangor Trail - Terra Firma

The Bangor Trail

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the bangor trail

This is one of Ireland’s truly classic Hikes.  From Bangor Erris to Letterkeen (near Newport), the Bangor Trail holds the key to the past in its remote beauty. We will hike the challenging 27km route, meandering between the hills of Wild Nephin National Park. Taking in the sights unchanged since Robert Lloyd Praeger’s words from his 1930’s class “The Way that I Went”.

Discover your wild side and reach a Natural High by exploring the most remote part of the West of Ireland with us. This is a great way to experience the real wild-west and free your wandering spirit in Ireland’s most remote mountain region. We will guide you through the “inspiriting” landscape of the Nephin mountains as described by 19th century botanist Robert Lloyd Praeger.

This walk traverses boggy and uneven terrain, our guides will advise you on equipment and clothing at the time of booking. Waterproof hiking boots, a ruck sack with food and water and waterproof jacket and trousers are required.  This walk will demand a good level of fitness (for endurance).

A long and full day of hiking for approximately 11 hours.

Transport included to trail head in Bangor Erris, from Letterkeen car park (trail end).  Date to be confirmed.  This experience only runs in summer time.

Detailed Information

Booking by request

Price per person €50
Includes Transport to trail head

Experience the remote beauty of County Mayo.

Walk an historic route taken by our ancestors, with experienced and qualified guides.

Enjoy a challenging hike, together with a small group of likeminded people, amongst big scenery.

Reconnect with the sounds and sights of nature in this ancient landscape.

A full day hiking

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