Walking Holidays in Ireland

This island nation in north-western Europe is brimming with cosy country pubs serving craft beers and home made dishes. Discover the mystical Celtic cultures and rugged Atlantic carved coast lines of Ireland.

Ireland

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SELF GUIDED: The Wicklow Way stretches 126kms across the Wicklow Mountains from Marlay Park in south Dublin to the village of Clonegal in County Carlow. Traversing parkland, forest tracks, mountain trails and undulating countryside this is a delightfully varied walk that will test your endurance.

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Ireland

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SELF GUIDED: The Kerry Way is one of the most popular walking trails in Ireland, it's also one of the longest covering around 200kms. The start and finish of this loop walk on the Iveragh Peninsula is Killarney. Despite some of the highest peaks of Ireland being in Kerry this walk follows lower ridges.

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Ireland

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SELF GUIDED: The Great Western Greenway is the longest off-road walking route in Ireland. It follows the path of the closed railway line and takes you through remote and breathtakingly beautiful areas on the western coast of Ireland. Visit the villages of Mulranny and Newport and get a real feel for the West of Ireland.

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Our three trips in the beautiful Emerald Isle will have you seeing green. With various terrains, every path has the potential to lead to anything- the countryside, the mountains, the forest- take your pick! Home of craic (good time in Irish) and Guinness, Ireland is the spot for a fun adventure.

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Our trip, the Wicklow Way, is a long distance trail takes hikers to meander through forests and idyllic Irish towns. Take a stroll through the monastic town of  Glendalough and hike one of the many mountains with a picturesque view. For a real taste of Irish nightlife, try Osborne’s, a bar supposedly made with coffin lids and the most popular way to celebrate a job well done before heading back home.

 

The Kerry Way, a relatively challenging long distance circular trail, is one of the most popular and longest routes in Ireland. The hike includes various terrains- tarmac roads, mountainous paths, and routes through forests and national parks. Halfway through the journey, hikers will be able to take a breath in the pretty little town of Waterville, notably visited by Charlie Chaplin. Towards the end of the journey, hikers will see one of Ireland’s famous tourist sights, Staig Fort, a ruined stone from medieval times and take a look at the beauty of Torc Waterfall.

 

The Great Western Greenway trip includes tall sea cliffs, beaches, and mountains. Hike the mountains of Mayo and visit the recently reappeared Dooagh Beach after enjoying some delicious local seafood. Your journey will end in the city of Westport, where you will have the chance to sample some traditional Irish cuisine and enjoy traditional Irish music.

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