Walking with the First Harvest

On Friday 2 August the Castle Hill Ranger, Julian Brown, invites you to join him on a walk to celebrate the arrival of Lughnasadh (pronounced loo’nass’ah).

What is Lughnasadh?

Lughnasadh is traditionally one of the first harvest festivals and is connected with the reaping of first corn and celebrating Mother Earth.

How long is the walk?

The walk will be around six miles long and of moderate/hard level with slopes, rough terrain and a number of stiles.
The walk is expected to last around three hours.

Are dogs allowed?

No dogs, except assistance dogs, allowed.

How can I book?

The walk is free but places must be booked in advance by contacting Julian on 07870 570914.

Walkers should meet at 1pm in the car park at the top of the hill and should wear good footwear and warm, waterproof clothing.


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