Don't Talk the Talk: Walk the Walk.

Old Drogheda Society

This weekend the 4th Boyne Valley Walking Festival kicks off this with the Drogheda Steps Challenge. This is the first time an organised group walk takes on this very challenging walk which takes in all of Drogheda's flights of steps, old and new.
This year there are 5 walks, with something for everyone.including walks on Saturday and Sunday with special once off permission from the various landowners

Walking Programme

Thursday 29th May:
Drogheda Steps Challenge in aid of St John’s Ambulance. This challenging walk is not for the faint hearted. 1200 steps over 10km around the town.

Register at 7pm at Tommy Hanrattys, Scarlet St , Drogheda.
€5 donation appreciated.

Friday 30th May: Trim Town Walk 2km. Local guide Noel French leads a lunchtime walk around Meath’s most historic town. Meet 1pm sharp at Trim Tourist office Castle St.
No charge.

Friday 30th May: Get the Family out and walk the new Boyne Greenway in aid of Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre. 10km. Meet at St Dominic’s Park , Drogheda at 6pm.
€5 donation appreciated.

Saturday 31st May:  Boyne to Coast, in conjunction with Ramblers Country Tracks. The longest walk at over 18km. This is the premier walk, mainly off road .Special once off permission to walk a very scenic area .Register at St Fechins GAA club, Beaulieu at 9.30am. €15 includes refreshments.

Sunday 1st June: New Mellifont. This walk is a 14km loop on the Cistercian Monks estate at Collon. Check out the huge variety of trees at this mainly woodland walk. Register at Collon Community Hall at 10 am. Special once off permission in a very peaceful location.

€20 for combined Sat & Sun Ticket

Booking at Drogheda Tourist Office, West St Drogheda, 041 9872843. More details are available on Facebook Boyne Valley Walking.

Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage

Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097

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