DONEGAL PLANNING TO GET THE ‘POINT’ OF THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL!

first_imgHarvey’s Point is inviting hikers from all over the world to its special ‘Gathering’ event which tracks the Irish leg of the famous Appalachian Trail from Donegal to Antrim.Sliabh League is among the reasons why tourists visit Donegal.The International Appalachian Trail (IAT) traditionally stretched from Georgia to Maine and welcomes an estimated 2.5 million hikers each year.Last year, this trail was extended to include the spectacular coastal cliffs of Slieve League through to the stunning Antrim coast, finishing in Ballycastle. This exciting and educational event runs from the 23rd to the 27th September 2013, featuring Harvey’s Point as the base.Our aim is to help position Ireland in the USA and Canada as a top walking destination and it is a fantastic marketing opportunity to promote Donegal & Northern Ireland with a cross-border trail.​All walks are between 4- 5 hours , 3 of the 4 walks will contain some off road walking so a good pair of waterproof boots are essential as is water proof jackets and over trousers. Day 1Disert to Harvey’s Point: The most scenic section of the Bluestack way, taking in the Eglish valley and the rugged splendour of the Bluestacks.Day 2Slieve League: Where the International Appalachian Trail starts in Europe. Starting in Bunglas and taking in the highest sea cliff sin Europe, an early Christian site on the slopes of slieve league and finishing in the sleepy fishing village of Teelin.Day 3Loughal to Leghowney , starting at ruins of an hunting lodge at Loughall, crossing the border at Kelly’s bridge and winding our way through mountain farms and forestry, finishing at a rural Ballroom of Romance” Day 4Glencolmcille past the deserted area of Port through the foothills of Slievetooey to the golden strands at MagheraFor further details please contact our Sales Team on 00353 749722208 or email [email protected] PLANNING TO GET THE ‘POINT’ OF THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL! was last modified: August 1st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Appalachian Wayharvey’s pointThe Gatheringlast_img read more