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An Taisce Clean Coasts Ireland

Posted on February 5, 2015 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

An Taisce - Clean Coasts Ireland. Clifden ecoBeach beach Clean up took place this Friday afternoon due to wet weather forecasted for the West coast on Saturday! Great support from Tim Sealey & family, well done.

Clifden ecoBeach is committed to a clean coastal zone & under takes beach clean ups every other day in Summer months. Winter months are scheduled less frequently.

http://www.cleancoastsireland.org/

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Clifden ecoBeach wins 'Save Our Planet' eco-award

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

ecoCampsite wins "Save Our Planet Award 2014", 'Environmentally Responsible Business'. Thanks to Roz Kelly from Eco Active Ireland for nominating us. And of course to you! A big, big thanks to all of you guys for your fantastic kind support & magical responses.

We wouldn't be here if it wasn't for you. It really means a lot to us!

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Clifden ecoBeach has been nominated for an eco-award. Our selection is a late entry so your kind support in acknowledging our sustainable approach in Agri-tourism would be greatly appreciated. Please share via social media etc. & vote through this link. Thanks Kris & Tatjana :)

http://www.saveourplanetawards.com/clifden-eco-beach-campi…/

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CLIFDEN CAMPING, CONNEMARA CAMPING, GALWAY CAMPING

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

:) CLIFDEN ECO BEACH CAMPING, CONNEMARA, GALWAY CAMPING :)

DISCOVERSEA

'Snorkelling and Camping in Ireland'

Click link for the full adventure - Its fantastic, thank you rachella !!

Posted on August 10, 2014 by rachelladesign 

http://discoversea.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/cliften-eco-beach-camping-connemara-galway-camping/


Ecotourism on the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Ecotourism on the Wild Atlantic Way:)

Ecotourism on the Wild Atlantic Way - We are delighted to be listed on '150 Secrets of the Wild Atlantic Way'.....Go where the locals go!

http://www.failteireland.ie/FailteIreland/media/WebsiteStructure/Documents/2_Develop_Your_Business/Key%20Projects/150-Secrets-of-the-Wild-Atlantic-Way.pdf

The 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)


The 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards :)

Who is making a difference? - Make a nomination for the 2015 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards under 'Best in a Marine or Coastal environment'. We would be more than thankful for your support!!  

Just click on the link http://icrt.ie/awards/ scroll down to bottom of page & click 'Entry Form' fill out Q 1-5 ('Best in a Marine or Coastal environment') & press 'Done'. Thanks!! :)

http://icrt.ie/awards/



Sunset Lapse @ Clifden ecoCamping Clifden

Posted on October 5, 2014 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Sunset Time lapse @ Clifden ecoCampsite Clifden, Wild Atlantic Way Campsite Clifden, Connemara Campsites by the Sea. 

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Flanders Holiday on the Wild Atlantic Way Clifden Connemara

Posted on October 5, 2014 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

'Home' actors Tina Maerevoet and Bill Barberis caravan along Ireland's west coast visiting Clifden ecoBeach Camping Clifden.

http://www.tv-visie.nl/inhoud/belgie/thuis-acteurs-tina-maerevoet-en-bill-barberis-met-caravan-langs-ierse-westkust_67897/

Friday, September 19, 2014

 

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The longest coastal route in the world, wild, primeval, magical, breathtaking. The Wild Atlantic Way is 2500 km long and is full of adventure, culture, nature and history. Three weeks camped 'Home' actors Tina Maerevoet and Bill Barberis along the rugged west coast of Ireland.

 

The caravan left them to Croagh Patrick, Ireland's holy mountain, to their final destination, to arrive. 1200km later in the south in Kinsale, to "Lovely to immerse ourselves! Under the catchy Irish culture and nature," says Tina and Bill. The viewer is enjoying with their penalty camping trip, from Saturday, September 20th for four weeks in 'Flanders Holiday' on One.

 

Saturday, September 20

Tina and Bill immediately start strong: with the ascent of Croagh Patrick, a 764 meter high pilgrimage that is visited by one million people. Reaching the top represents the Irish equivalent to getting rid of their sins and brings them very close to Saint Patrick. Sin Pretty Tina and Bill put the first kilometers with the caravan to the south where they find that the rugged coastline is the ideal place to do about it. Coasteering This adventure sport is a mix of swimming, climbing, scrambling and cliffdiven and pushes immediately especially Tina its borders. The caravan is installed on an eco-camping in Clifden with stunning views of the coast and a private beach. The perfect setting to toast to a successful start of their adventure.

 

The next day the horse to Omey Island where there is a lot of history to get. Chip and Popeye prove the perfect companions to take to the island that is only accessible at low tide with. More history to find Tina and Bill in Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful place to hold during the road trip. Equally halt

 

Further on the Wild Atlantic Way is Roundstone, a village with a picturesque harbor from which John, fisherman at heart, the duo takes to fish and catch lobster. A delicious booty that is tasted and approved immediately on the site.

 

'Flanders Holiday, "Saturday, September 20th at 18.10 and Sunday, September 21 at 17.10 

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HOME ON THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY, PART 1

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

HOME ON THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY, PART 1

http://www.een.be/programmas/vlaanderen-vakantieland/thuis-op-de-wild-atlantic-way-deel-1

 

Flanders holiday Bill Barberis Ireland Tina Maerevoet

"Lovely to immerse ourselves! Under the catchy Irish culture and nature," as summarized Home -acteurs Tina Maerevoet and Bill Barberis their 1200-kilometer road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way together. With a caravan in tow and lots of enthusiasm they explore the winding west coast of Ireland, and immediately the coastal route described longest in the world.

 

Part 1: From Croagh Patrick to Roundstone

Tina and Bill immediately start strong: with the ascent of Croagh Patrick, a 764 meter high pilgrimage that is visited by one million people. Reaching the top represents the Irish equivalent to getting rid of their sins and brings them very close to Saint Patrick.

 

Sin Pretty Tina and Bill put the first kilometers with the caravan to the south where they find that the rugged coastline is the ideal place to do about it. Coasteering This adventure sport is a mix of swimming, climbing, scrambling and cliffdiven and pushes immediately especially Tina its borders. The caravan is installed on an eco-camping in Clifden with stunning views of the coast and a private beach. The perfect setting to toast to a successful start of their adventure.

 

The next day the horse to Omey Island where there is a lot of history to get. Chip and Popeye prove the perfect companions to take to the island that is only accessible at low tide with. More history to find Tina and Bill in Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful place to hold during the road trip. Equally halt

 

Further on the Wild Atlantic Way is Roundstone, a village with a picturesque harbor from which John, fisherman at heart, the duo takes to fish and catch lobster. A delicious booty that is tasted and approved immediately on the site.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest coastal route described in the world and runs all the way from the north of Donegal to the south of Cork.

 

There is an incredible amount of experience during this road trip, so do certainly already swept away to the rugged west of Ireland www.wildatlanticway.com

 

 

Mobicar 2014

From Saturday 11 to Sunday, October 19th, you can visit in Brussels Expo Mobicar. This salon will let you get acquainted with caravans and motor homes, the latest gadgets and practical tips. Of course you can also ask your questions if you want to take a trip. Caravan

 

All info on www.mobicar.be

 

Any info about Ireland can be found on the website of Tourism Ireland www.discoverireland.com

 

NICE ACCOMMODATION

 

* Clifden Eco Beach Camping & Caravanning Park

 

Make sure you stop once during the road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way on this site. She is a 10-minute drive from the center of Clifden, right on the Atlantic Ocean. Therefore, in different places, you have a breathtaking view of the water and also has a private beach camping where you can swim. The immediate area is also ideal to go driftdiven.

 

On the camp site ecology is central and it shows in everything. The spots are all quite natural given, you can make use of its own spring water, every effort is made to keep your carbon footprint. Minimized while traveling But that does not mean that you can enjoy on the site. Less comfort There is free wifi, clean showers and a kitchen where everything is available.

 

Address: Leagaun, Claddaghduff Road, Clifden (County Galway), Ireland

Tel:+353 954 40 36 or +353 87 126 76 87

www.actonsbeachsidecamping.com

 

SURE DO

 

* Croagh Patrick

 

This mountain of 764 meters high, has long been a place of pilgrimage and is climbed by one million people annually. That ascent of 2-3 hours would free you from your sins, after all.

 

On Reek Sunday, the last Sunday of July, thousands of people gather at the mountain to bring. Climbing to a successful conclusion Some even barefoot ... We recommend itself off, because the mountain is so steep in places that you really need shoes with good grip. Afterwards you can at the foot of Croagh Patrick a recuperative drink Guinness in Campbell's Pub.

 

Address: Murrisk, Ireland

Tel:+353 98 640 00

www.campbellspub.ie

 

* Connemara Seaweed Bath

 

With a magnificent view of Killary Harbour, Ireland's only fjord, you can enjoy a zeewierbad. An hour long have you been in the healing seaweed was picked that morning in the fjord. For a total experience you may first relax in the sauna and steam follows the zeewierbad a refreshing cold shower. The ideal relaxation after a day of action on the Wild Atlantic Way full. Per bath you pay € 25.

 

Address: Clifden Road, Leenane, Ireland

Tel:+353 95 410 54

 

* Kylemore Abbey

 

Not only the beautiful location of Kylemore Abbey makes it worth a visit, also the history of it is called. Certainly interesting Since 1920 can be found in the abbey an order of Benedictine sisters who for years have run a reputable school. Now the students gone, but you can still always see the sisters at work.

 

Be sure to visit once the walled garden or take a brisk walk in this beautiful setting. You can visit the abbey with a guide to get the full story. Note Sister Noreen also tells you like the history of the school. Also the garden or walking around the abbey can do accompanied by guides. Fun is also to enjoy tea and freshly baked scones with homemade jam. To the walled garden

 

You can visit Kylemore Abbey every day between 9 am and 18h, 7 days a week. Admission is € 13, you certainly have to look at group discounts. Guided tours of the abbey itself there every day at 11h30, 13h and 15h.

 

Address: Kylemore, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

Tel:+353 95 520 01

www.kylemoreabbeyourism.ie

[email protected]

 

* Omey island with Cleggan Beach Riding Centre

 

Omey Island is an island off the coast of Clifden, you can only reach at low tide. The best way to visit is definitely on the back of a Connemara pony. That way you can see the whole island and you get there the enthusiastic explanation of Siobhan at. She has two passions: horses and enjoy the environment in which she lives. The ideal combination for a trip of 3 hours to Omey Island. Naturally, shorter rides also possible.

 

Do not panic if you, like Tina and Bill, have no driving experience. Siobhan fits the whole trip at the level of the group that will last. Both experienced riders and beginners it ensures the right horse and all the equipment.

 

Address: The Masters House, Cleggan, County Galway, Ireland

Tel:+353 95 447 46 or +353 83 388 81 35

www.clegganridingcentre.com

[email protected]

 

* Coasteering with Real Adventures

 

Coasteering is a relatively new sport that is becoming more popular in the UK, Europe and therefore Ireland. It is an adventurous mix of swimming, climbing, scrambling and cliff diving where the west coast of Ireland is really perfect to borrow. Along with Clare and Stevie you can no less than five different locations along the Wild Atlantic Way discover the rugged coast in a unique way. Three times a day can you use Real Adventures on the road: between 10am and 12.30, 14.30 and 17h or 18h and 20h30. The only thing you need to provide is a towel, shorts, shoes that can get wet and sense of adventure.

More fancy surfing, kayaking, rock climbing or snorkeling? That can also Real Adventures.

 

The price of coasteering really depends on the size of the group with which you book (estimate: between € 35 and € 45 per person). Of course you can also join another group. Be sure to check the website or send an email to Clare for all detailed information.

 

Address: Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

Tel:+353 85 146 25 26

http://www.realadventures.ie

[email protected]

 

* Lobster fishing

 

Roundstone is really a village that is worth a stop. It is very cozy and has a picturesque harbor where fishermen still go out every day looking for mackerel and lobster. John O'Sullivan happy to take you on his boat to catch spotting seals on the road and you demonstrate on the water. Incredible setting the lobsters The trip takes about 3 hours and costs € 75 per person. As John works with one of the finest hotels in the neighborhood, you best contact them for more info.

 

Address: Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, Recess, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

Tel:+353 95 310 06

www.ballynahinch-castle.com

[email protected]

 

Book tip

 

* Insight Guide Ireland

 

The signs of the Wild Atlantic Way show you the way during your road trip in Ireland. But still want some more background information on all the places you visit? Then the Insight Guide Ireland the perfect guide to take with you.

 

ISBN: 9781780052069 www.insightguides.com

 

Clifden ecoCampsite on the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The Wild Atlantic Way a 2400 km journey of a lifetime - Clifden ecoCampsite Connemara on the WAW. 

Connemara Blueway Discovery Clifden on the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Discover your complete Connemara Blueway Discovery on the Wild Atlantic Way. The water trails adjacent Clifden ecoCampsite not only provides suitable access points and take-outs for exit but also provide places ashore to camp and picnic and other facilities for boaters. Engerize yourself with drift snorkling, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, kitesurfing, fishing or just some relaxing swimming along the turquoise water sandy beach. Here you can also experience ecological & geological listed sites.

'Blue meets Green'














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