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Belderrig Valley Experience

Belderrig Valley, Belderrig, Ireland
+353 87 251 5292
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Bederrig Valley provided a program for our middle school students for a week. It was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tonya B
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Milford, Connecticut
Breath taking views, amazing history and Declan!

My family and I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Declan. He took us on a hike through... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Amy B
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“learning how” (2 reviews)
“stone walls” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Belderrig Valley, Belderrig, Ireland
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+353 87 251 5292
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"learning how"
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"vast knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"stone walls"
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"north mayo"
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"ceide fields"
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"declan"
in 12 reviews
"archaeology"
in 3 reviews
"peat"
in 3 reviews
"bog"
in 8 reviews
"wellies"
in 3 reviews
"turf"
in 3 reviews
"thousands"
in 2 reviews
"landscape"
in 3 reviews
"ancient"
in 4 reviews
"neolithic"
in 3 reviews
"beauty"
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"tours"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bederrig Valley provided a program for our middle school students for a week. It was absolutely wonderful all around in every way. Our students (as did I) learned so much about the agriculture, archaeology, geology. art, and natural and cultural history of the area. Our...More

1  Thank Tonya B
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Declan. He took us on a hike through the bog covered hills and out to the most beautiful overlooks I’ve ever seen. It was more beautiful than the Cliffs of Moher! His historical...More

1  Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Being with two generations of Belderrig locals, Seamus and Declan Caulfield, provided a rich glimpse into the vast history of County Mayo. Walking through the bogs (don't forget your "wellies") taught me some about how this land was used for...More

1  Thank Beth L
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Local acclaimed experts Seamus and Declan Caulfield help you see and understand today’s beauty and the hundreds of thousands of years or archeological events that led to what is today a breathtaking landscape on the shoreline of County. Their passion, warmth and expertise add so...More

1  Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is an experience that you cannot do on your own - you have to have the resident experts, Seamus (a famous UCD archaeology Prof) & his son, Declan. This is interpretation at its best, covering the efforts of three generations to tell the story...More

Thank Macluhy
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time walking through the landscapes in Belderrig! I visited as part of a class trip from UCD, and it was like no other class trip. This isn't a walk through a museum; viewing items behind a glass wall, this was a full...More

Thank Dan M
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our Belderrig Valley Experience was more incredible than we could have ever imagined. We had no idea how much we would learn about the story behind Céide Fields, turf cutting, sheep farming, currach building, neolithic and bronze age settlements, bog plants' evolutionary adaptations, microscopic structures...More

Thank onepotmama
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This guided tour of Neolithic North Mayo is truly wonderful. Renowned archaeologist, Professor Seamus Caulfield authoritative narration of this area is spellbinding, and the trip isn't just for archaeology geeks! Seamus and Declan provide a fascinating insight into both the archaeology and the more recent...More

Thank Marie M
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Seamas and Declan Caulfield were excellent teachers and leaders who made our day-long Belderrig Valley Experience a highlight of our 3-week visit to Ireland. They quickly and intentionally inquired about our particular interests, life experiences, and the reasons our family of six adults chose to...More

1  Thank Heather L
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were on one of the two night one day tours of the the Ceide field in the Belderrig Valley, hosted by Declan Caulfield and Seamus Caulfield and I am giving it a 10 out of ten. Seamus and Declan did an amazing presentation. They...More

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