A Maritime Food Sustainable-Tourism Company

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Wild Strands Caife William Mcelhinney Donegal

Wild Strands Ltd is a Maritime Food Sustainable-Tourism company established in Inishowen, Co. Donegal. It aims to promote nature based experiences through four main strands, Slow Adventure Experiences, Education, Creative Wild Cooking and Tai Chi Qigong. This award- winning food,heritage and sustainable tourism company is an authentic local voice that celebrates and promotes the wonders of Seaweed /Algae, people, nature and place through exploring the rich maritime heritage of the stunning seascapes and landscapes of the North West of Ireland.

Wild Strands is a national award-winning company, achieving many accolades and recognition for the experiences we provide as a company and in collaboration with others.

Wild Strands develops Slow Adventure Experiences around the theme of food, to bring people together to appreciate the wealth of this areas rich Maritime Heritage. The tours explores this mystical ancient landscape through gastro topography, providing a unique insight into its natural and cultural heritage. Clients go on a journey to discover our rich local food culture whilst gaining a guided unique insight into the areas outstanding natural beauty, biodiversity,culture and heritage. Our adventure is about reconnecting with nature, creating a local experience delivered by a qualified local Marine and Countryside Guide in a relaxed immersive experience. Wild Strands collaborates with a range of local creatives from photographers, architects, genealogists, artists, ecologists and artisanal producers to provide one off memorable immersive experiences. We also offer cooking demonstrations, talks and guided walking tours.

Maritime Heritage is a major strand of the company.

We protect our maritime heritage

Slow Adventures

With Wild Strands Slow Adventure Experiences, you get to be, explore, immerse and engage in a conversation with nature and wildness, creating magical memories

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Wild Strands has played an active role in education over the past ten years in providing creative educational talks and demonstrations to young people.

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Wild Cooking Classes

William, AKA The Seaweed Man has developed a reputation over the past ten years for exploring local organic and wild foods and creating food

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Tai Chi QigongWild Strands Donegal William Mcelhinney

Tai Chi Qigong

Qigong is an ancient and powerful exercise that can improve our body’s overall health. Qi is the study of Qi and refers to all types of energy.

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Generations in the Making

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