Inishbofin Walking Festival
The Inishbofin Walking Festival will take place on the Island of Inishbofin from Friday 20th May to Sunday 22nd May 2022.
The festival is a great chance to explore and experience the landscape, wildlife, history, and hospitality that the magical Inishbofin Island has to offer. Over the 3 days, participants will have a chance to learn more about the Island, it’s glorious beaches and diverse seaweeds, uncover it’s history and heritage, take in incredible views of neighboring islands such as Inishark, go Stargazing and much more. What’s more, you can find live music playing in the evenings to add to the incredible festival atmosphere on the Island.
More info: Inishbofin Island Facebook
- Festival Kick-Off at the Inishbofin Community Centre. Participants can pick up their walking passes and learn more about the island. Tea, coffee, and refreshments will be available.
- 7.00am - 9.00am
- Step to the Shore Seaweed Discovery. Take in Inishbofin's glorious beaches and learn about the diverse seaweeds that grace the Inishbofin shorelines.
- Breakfast will be served in The Beach Bar (included in walking pass)
- 10.30am - 3.00pm
- Hike to the Fort. Enjoy a hike along Inishbofin’s south coast and discover the island’s 17th century Cromwellian Fort. Walk times are dependent on tides. If there are any changes, we will update you as soon as possible.
- Sunset Spotting Head for the hills to catch Inishbofin’s renowned sunset over the Atlantic Ocean. Take in the views of our neighbouring island Inishark and learn about the history of the surrounding area as the sun fades over the west coast. Don’t forget to look up on your trek back to spot the stars and incredible night sky.
- Live Music at the Doonmore Hotel End your evening sunset trek at the Doonmore Hotel where you can enjoy live traditional music and chill out after a day of exploring.
- 10.00am - 2.00pm
- North Coast Walk Get your packed lunch ready for this trek along the north coast of the Island. Explore the cliffs and sea formations while learning about our unique island history.