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“gerard”(6 reviews)
“archaeology”(3 reviews)
Achill Isle Walks caters for all levels of walkers, from gentle coastal walks to the more demanding hill walking day. We look at the flora and fauna and archaeology that is available on each walk. We can provide a handcrafted itinerary of your...more
Achill Isle House, Achill Island 0000, Ireland
+353 98 43355
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

I did a walk through The Deserted Village with a group, Gerard was our tour guide. We were offered two options for the track and informed about the condition of the walking path. It is recommended to wear waterproofs and carry raingear with you. Gerard...More

3  Thank troody
Gerard_Achill, Owner at Achill Isle Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2012

Thanks for the very nice review. I am delighted that you found the walk informative. It's a very special place.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and l thoroughly enjoyed a tour of the Deserted Village. We had our 1 year with us in a buggy. Gerrard was a fountain of knowledge and brought to the life the long and rich history of the Village and Achill Island, with...More

Thank Fearghal O
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I just went on a tour of The Deserted Village with Gerard Mangan. We have been to The Deserted Village on our own two years ago, which was lovely, but it was even better with a guide. Gerard has a great deal...More

Thank Taryn M
Gerard_Achill, Owner at Achill Isle Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words. I am delighted you found the tour to your liking. Thanks again.

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My husband and I visited Western Ireland in may 2017. One of the highlights of our entire trip was our 2 guided walks with Gerard who is based in Achill Island . Not only did he give an excellent and informative guided walk of the...More

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Gerard_Achill, Owner at Achill Isle Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Many thanks for the very generous review. It was my pleasure to show you both some of the highlights of these two most extraordinary and stunning places. I am delighted that you enjoyed the walks in both areas.

Reviewed 6 December 2016

About 45 minutes from Westport. Nice place to get some photos of the Atlantic from a high point. Recommend.

Thank Michael M C
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Nice little island in northwestern Ireland. Amazing Sunset from the hostel. Not a place for people who look for nightlife action but a great escape from the daily stress

Thank Hinner P
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We arranged a tour for the 2 of us the previous day by ringing Gerard and he suggested starting at the Deserted Village. It was a perfect afternoon - Gerard is local and really knows all aspects of Achill very well - he covered the...More

1  Thank Kevin658457
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We would highly recommend this tour to all ages, our group consisted of 3 adults and 4 teenagers. Most of us had been to Achill before but we did not know the islands history. Our tour guide Gerard was very passionate about Achill and its...More

Thank mickeytdeer
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We had planned one day for Achill Island and we'll need more next time! Greard provided a tour of the deserted village along with some serious history of the region. He was informative without being pedantic, and fun. WE also saw an old graveyard, the...More

Thank christine S
Gerard_Achill, Owner at Achill Isle Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2015

Many thanks for the very kind review Christine. It was my great pleasure to share some information on our beautiful island with you both. I am delighted you both enjoyed the day. Again thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed 2 September 2014

We ended up doing three walks with Gerard, during the 8 days we spent on Achill Island. We began with his fascinating tour of The Deserted Village - easy walking, for any and every age. Gerard is a first-rate, highly experienced, and interesting guide, who...More

Thank BethFS
Gerard_Achill, Owner at Achill Isle Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2014

Hi Beth. Many thanks for the kind review. I am glad that you both enjoyed the walks. It was my great pleasure in sharing a little information about this great spot called Achill. Thank you for your company on the trips.

Reviewed 14 February 2013

We headed to Achill Island for a self drive and it turned out to be one of our favorite days. We started by stopping for lunch at Ostan Oilean Acla right before the bridge. A very nice restaurant with lots of character. The island itself...More

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Angeline S
11 August 2015|
Response from Gerard_Achill | Property representative |
Hi. My apologies I did not see your question. Unfortunately there was not a tour on 10th. The terrain is very suitable for a pushchair though. Next tour is today at 11AM. or Thursday at 4PM. Sorry again for the delay in... More