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Literature, Lough and Local Flavours Tour

45 Main Street, Bellaghy, County Londonderry, BT45 8HT
Literature, Lough and Local Flavours Tour

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12:30 PM - Arrival at Seamus Heaney HomePlace
Meet at Seamus Heaney HomePlace: Gather at the entrance and prepare for a day of discovery and adventure.

12:30 - 2 PM - Explore the Exhibition and Get Creative
Experience the Award-Winning Exhibition: Dive into the stories of the people and places that inspired Seamus Heaney.
Creative Zone: Kids and adults alike can unleash their inner artist and participate in summer crafts.

2pm - 4:00 PM - Open Ground Exploration
Open Ground Adventure: Take a self-guided tour through the lanes, roads, and paths Seamus Heaney once walked. Enjoy gentle walks alongside farm animals, rivers, and forests—perfect for young explorers.

4:15 - 5:30 PM - The Eelworks and River Bann Boat Tour
Finish Open Ground at The Eelworks: Cross the river to meet River Bann Tours on the jetty in Toome Canal.
Memorable Boat Trip: Enjoy a 45-minute boat trip from Toome Canal to Church Island. Experience the stunning sights and sounds of the Lower River Bann and Lough Beg. Look out for native wildlife and the historic Church Island.

6:00 PM - Dinner at The Taphouse
Culinary Delight: Enjoy a delicious dinner at The Taphouse, known for its fresh, farm-to-table ingredients. A children's menu is available to satisfy young appetites.

This itinerary promises a blend of cultural enrichment, artistic expression, outdoor adventure, and delightful dining, making it an unforgettable day for families.

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Adult£45.00 per ticket
Child£25.00 per ticket

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Opening Times

Season (10 July 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday12:30
Thursday - FridayClosed
Saturday12:30
SundayClosed

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