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Guided archaeological and eco walking tours within the counties of Sligo and Leitrim. The trails are close to/in coastal areas, in areas of natural beauty. Guided horse riding with a heritage guide is also an option. All tours are suiatble for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 240 5071
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All reviews spanish armada friendly guide highly recommend her tours guided walk horse ride horseback tour wealth of knowledge sligo area wonderful walk local history a lot of fun tea and biscuits awe inspiring breathtaking views rosses point passage tombs queen maeve
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Let me start by saying we had a whirlwind of a day. We had lost our passports that morning and were late to the ride because we were trying to track them down. Auriel was extremely understanding and accomodating and allowed us to reschedule with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We were in Sligo on the 8th of November and everything was amazing she picked us up from the hotel beside the train station as soon as we arrived. We had a lot of fun in the trail that we did. We had an hour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rpnafarrateg
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Auriel from SeaTrails arranged a horseback tour for me on the beach north of Sligo - ocean waves crashing on rocks, stunning scenery. Nothing better than seeing it from the back of a horse! Having the weather cooperate in October was a plus. She also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marygeer731
Auriel2013, Owner at Seatrails, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thanks Mary, I am so glad you enjoyed it so much! Auriel

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had a great experience with Auriel. She has a huge depth of knowledge about the tombs and the area in general and she thinks of everything - even bringing snack and hot drinks! I chose to visit Sligo because Seatrails was so highly rated here...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChinaDoll1977
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We have joined Auriel in Seatrails to climb both Knocknarea and Benbulben in Sligo. I highly recommend Auriel as a guide. She is a lovely, warm, fun person and is extremely knowledgeable on many topics - history, archeology, geology, marine life..the list goes on! Hikes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 548deeg
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My husband and I loved our walk with Auriel and her Kerry Blue, Sahara. We learned so much about the flora, rocks and their fossils, and an ancient old megalithic tomb. Best of all was the history she shared about the Spanish Armada, it's ship...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We spent a wonderful day with Auriel, hiking to Queen Maeve's Tomb on Knocknarea and then up to Carrowkeel with its 5,000 year old megalithic passage tombs. There are stunning views from each site. We went on a misty rainy day and only caught glimpses...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Auriel2013, Manager at Seatrails, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you so much Jo, I am delighted you enjoyed it so much, even though there was mist! I am touched that you said this was one of your best days in Ireland. You will have to come back! Take Care and thank you. Slán

Reviewed 10 September 2018

stunning beach walk on horse back - felt very safe (and we were inexperienced riders with two small children) - stunning views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carol M
Auriel2013, Manager at Seatrails, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Carol, I am thrilled you came out on a heritage on horseback experience with your children, I am glad you all had a nice and safe time! Hope to see you back in Sligo again soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic ride with Auriel as our guide! Informative, entertaining and welcoming would best describe the experience. She introduced us to her beautiful and fascinating slice of the planet north of Sligo. Auriel teams up with Island View Riding Stables to take her curious travelers on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marjorie D
Auriel2013, Manager at Seatrails, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thanks so much Marjaorie, I am delighted you both enjoyed it so much, the landscape and dunes are so pretty and the beach, so quiet and vast. Take Care

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Joined Auriel for a walking tour of Carrowkeel and the Caves of Kesh.Awe-inspiring! A step back into prehistory with breathtaking views.Auriel is a knowledgeable ,friendly guide,willing to answer questions and discuss the answers.I had a wonderful day visiting these sites off the beaten path.I have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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