Immerse yourself in nature for a full day retreat with Nourished in Nature Ireland, in Strandhill, County Sligo.
The day begins with a private tour of the regenerative Knocknarea Farm. Meet Rob and Seanie, the men behind the farm. Explore the market garden and get up close and personal with the free range organic livestock which includes hens, pigs and cattle. Learn about regenerative farming principles, no dig farming, customer supported agriculture and responsible crop rotation.
Next up is an informative foraging hike up Knocknarea Mountain. Your group will enjoy a leisurely pace soaking up the stunning landscape with Lucianne, your local foraging expert from Nourished in Nature Ireland. During the hike you will learn all about the edible wild plants and flowers along the way. Discover how to include recognisable plants in your own recipes at home and what their medicinal benefits could do for you.
After a full morning, you will sit down to a beautiful chef prepared farm fresh lunch. Lunches are usually vegetarian and use the best ingredients from what is in season at the farm. Dietary requirements can be accommodated. Tea and coffee are also provided.
Last, but not least, the group will plunge into an exhilarating surf session at Strandhill with Rebelle Surf School. Strandhill Beach is a perfect beginner to intermediate surf spot and is located on one of the most picturesque parts of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Nourished in Nature Ireland also offers the Strandhill Beach Seaweed Foraging Walk and Talk experience. Learn about the fascinating history of seaweed foraging in Ireland and across the world. Touch and taste a variety of seaweeds and learn about their many health benefits. Learn about sea safety, how to use ocean tides and how to adhere to sustainable harvesting practises. To finish your seaweed foraging tour, enjoy seaweed flavoured treats and herbal teas served in the National Surf Centre, Strandhill.
A full day with Nourished in Nature Ireland is perfect for anyone looking to truly submerge themselves in the outdoors.