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Nephin Begers - Bangor Trail & Beggers Cave Hiking Weekend

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Brannens Bar

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Newport

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Join the Nephin Begers for a weekend of hiking and discovery in one of Ireland’s last true stretches of wilderness.

From stunning views to ancient human remains that date back over 5,000 years.

Day One - The Bangor Trail - 40km Bucket List Hike - Sat. 2nd June 2018

Take a 40km guided hike through the last true stretch of wilderness in Ireland. Experience complete isolation in Ireland's 'loneliest place' on this ancient route through the Nephin Beg hills.

The trail was once used to bring livestock across this barren bogland. It is now a bucket list route for many as there isn't anywhere else in Ireland where will you find 200 square miles which is houseless and roadless

Step back in time and experience the mystery and majesty of nature.

Duration: 10 - 12 hours

Price: €50 + Eventbrite Commission (call 087 639 1777 to make payment over the phone)

Includes:
- Transport to start point from Brannens of Newport
- Water and snack stops
- Experience and local guides
- Stop point at Leterkeen for homemade boxty
- Gear drop off and pick up
- Hot food & Certificate of Completion at the end point

Day Two - Beggers Cave - Home to Ancient Human discovered by your Guide - Sun. 3rd June 2018

In August 2016, one of the Nephin Begers guides discovered a cave-like chamber among some large boulders while hillwalking on the Ben Gorm Mountain. This is a uniquechance to join him on his trek back to where he found the human bones which were scattered over the rock floor of the chamber. Considered a truely fascinating archaeological discovery, the caves have been explored by experts and this is the first chance for the public to visit the site and in a full historic tour.

Price: €20 + Eventbrite Commission (call 087 639 1777 to make payment over the phone)

Includes:
- Transport to and from start point from Brannens of Newport
- Water and snack stops
- Experience local guides
- Hot food upon returning to Brannans

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Brannens Bar

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Newport

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