Waking up in Castledargan hotel, you can see its’ championship golf course where you can hit a few balls or experience pampering and relaxation at the hotel’s exclusive spa.
After the morning activities, it is a short bus ride to Carrowkeel. . This is one of the most mysterious of the megalithic complexes. The remarkable series of neolithic monuments are spread out across the highest summits and ledges of the northern ends of the Bricklieve Mountains in County Sligo. This passage tombs date back 6000 years.
The next stop is Derry, a city close to the border of Ireland. It is known as one of the oldest intact walled cities in Europe, it is rich in Ancient and political history. Nestled on the banks of the River Foyle, it has been named a “city of culture” This legacy has helped bring together Unionist and Nationalist communities from both sides of the political divide.
Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:
- Visit its’ powerful murals in the Bogside that depict the Northern Irish troubles since 1970.
- Enjoy a performance at one of Ireland’s largest theatres the Millenium Forum.
- Walk the historic city walls and take in the panoramic views of the city.