Tóchar Phádraig Walks
Tóchar Phadraig is an old pilgrim road running from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick. It is 35km long and winds through unspoiled countryside and pre-famine villages.
Walking on the Tochar Phadraig is a spiritual pilgrimage and a journey through Mayo’s heritage and history. Along the path, everything, including stones, rocks, trees and streams, is permeated with pilgrims’ stories and gives walkers a unique experience.
The Tochar Phadraig is a mixture of roads and cross-country with a variety of terrains, and because much of the walk is over private land, pilgrims are asked to respect the property of landowners who generously allow people to access the walk. There are four official walks organised by the Abbey in April, June, July and August.
Support and transport are provided along the route, and a ‘backup car’ and transport back to the Abbey are provided.
Walk for 2023
- Easter Monday 10th April, Pilgrim Path Week, from Ballintubber to Aughagower, departure from the Abbey at 11.00 am.
- Saturday 24th June, Irish Pilgrim Journey from Aughagower to Croagh Patrick, departure from the Abbey at 11.000 am.
- Saturday 29th July, Reek Saturday, Full Tóchar, departure from the Abbey at 9.00 am.
- Saturday 26th August, Full Tóchar, departure from the Abbey at 9.00 am.
Posted on Wed, 26 April 2023 10:20:58