Sense the magic as you enter the restored little Conamara* hill-village of Cnoc Suain, where a warm welcome awaits you. Share tea and stories of Conamara's rich heritage in Tigh Dan before taking a short relaxing walk along a gravel path, past dry-stone walls and through stunning landscape, to explore nature's intriguing bogland curiosities. Hear mysterious tales of bog culture & bog folklore and discover the secrets of sphagnum moss, the bog-maker! Finally – if you wish, enjoy creative experiences crafting a rushwork memento (with guidance) and mixing yourself a fresh herbal 'mocktail' (non-alcoholic cocktail) with cultivated & foraged herbs from the hedgerows surrounding the hill-village – and drink to the wonder of it all before departing Cnoc Suain! * Conamara is the Gaelic translation of Connemara. Cnoc Suain is located in the Galway Gaeltacht (Gaelic-speaking area of county Galway ). Cnoc Suain's experiences are presented in English.
Proud winner of the 2017/2018 Irish Cultural Experience Award. A deep love of Conamara’s rich culture & nature, combined with a spirit of adventure and innovation, and a lifelong passion for sustainability, inspired husband & wife, Charlie and Dearbhaill, to found Cnoc Suain – an international award-winning cultural retreat – over 20 years ago. Here Charlie, a natural scientist with 40 years teaching experience, invites you to share in real Irish experiences, with an introduction to the natural wonders of the Conamara bogland – 'hands-on' experiences that are memorable, informative & fun!
'Things to see & do' I will give you information on local places to visit in Conamara. Discover places off the beaten track…
Tea & snack, 'Mocktail' Mocktail recipe and card for the Rushwork memento
후기 페이지 탐색 섹션
We'll meet in the Conamara hill-village of Cnoc Suain, described by The Guardian as "a place quiet unlike any other" and by Travel + Leisure as “a beautifully restored hill village that sits on layers of Irish history, Cnoc Suain offers a thorough immersion in local culture. It is serving as a trailblazer and a powerhouse in promoting sustainability and mindfulness of the earth’s – and mankind’s – precious resources.” Car Parking at Cnoc Suain
알아두어야 할 사항
최대 10명, 만 18세 이상만 참석 가능
정부 발급 신분증
신분증상의 사진과 대조할 수 있는 본인 사진을 찍어야 합니다. 이를 통해 에어비앤비가 체험에 참가하는 게스트를 확인할 수 있습니다. 이 절차는 한 번만 완료하시면 됩니다.
Practical clothing & sturdy footwear advisable. Please arrive 5 minutes before starting time. You must provide your own transport. Taxis: Galway city to Cnoc Suain costs €35 approx
자연 도보 탐방
Quaking Conamara Bogs