Reconnect with nature while walking on ancient coastal pathways and quiet, country roads. Explore the diversity of wildflowers including wild thyme and learn about the curative powers of selected flowers and plants. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the area’s abundant wildlife including grey seals, otters, cormorants, grey herons. Visit a farm engaged in agri-environmental schemes and learn how farmers are helping to protect birds such as the yellowhammer whose numbers are rapidly declining. Learn about the myths, legends and folklore associated with native Irish trees and more….
You will also have the opportunity to walk along the multi- award- winning Blue Flag beach at Cloughey, feel the sun and wind on your face as you look across to the majestic Mourne mountains in south Down. In the nearby Warren there is a carpet of wildflowers in bloom from spring until summer. See how many you can identify ? or take the opportunity to learn the names of these beautiful flowers and some of the customs associated with them.