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Taste the Wild Atlantic Way Experience

06 September - Friday 18 October 2019
Venue: Parknasilla Resort and Spa

Parknasilla, a short drive from the town of Kenmare is the perfect place for a well deserved Autumn escape.

In association with the "Taste the Island" Autumn Festival, Parknasilla, introduces their unique "Taste the Wild Atlantic Way Experience"

Stay during September and October and choose from a range of optional extras that allow you to embrace the uniqueness of this Southern Stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way.

1.Take the short journey to Caherdaniel to Find - Forage - Feast with John Fitzgerald of Atlantic Irish Seaweed. John's Seaweed Discovery Workshops along the shores of Derrynane Beach are world famous - John with his knowledge and enthusiasm of a David Attenborough is a natural teacher as well as entertaining and his wife Kerryann a talented Chef in our own right makes John's Seaweed story relevant by presenting workshop participants with an array of seaweed dishes to taste and relish.

Workshops €55. Advance Booking Required

2. From the pier at Parknasilla meet Noel their Boatman. Noel offers daily RIB excursions across the Kenmare Bay to Kilmacalogue Pier, a place famous for growing Mussels. A few steps from disembarking your RIB you arrive at Helen's Bar, served here are the tastiest steamed Mussels you will ever experience, of course all enhanced by the salt quenching taste of a glorious pint of Guinness and a basket of Irish soda bread. Noel won't leave you there, and will bring you back!

Shared Excursions and Private Excursions: From €50 per person.

3.Join TV Cook and Irish Food Blogger Karen Coakley for a 3 hour Walking Tour of Ireland's much loved and best known food towns. Kenmare Foodie Tours meets the people behind the food and taste their speciality dishes, who with such an eclectic mix of backgrounds make Kenmare's food scene the thriving industry it is today.

Kenmare Foodie Tour: €55

Two day midweek offer over September and October from €189 per guest sharing which includes
*Two nights accommodation in a Parkland View Room at Parknasilla
*Breakfast each morning
*A sumptuous A la Carte Dinner in the signature Restaurant "The Pygmalion"
*A Guided Heritage Walk with resident walking guide Dan
*Self-explore miles & miles of walking trails on the Parknasilla Estate
*Complimentary access to Spa Thermal Suite, Outdoor Hot Tubs and indoor Pool.

This event is part of Taste the Island.

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