Walking holidays in Ireland

Below is a selection of hand-picked walking holidays in Ireland. All these holidays are with small-scale, independent walking holiday providers. They intimately know their respective areas and look forward to help organise your walking holiday in Ireland.

Self-guided walking holidays in Ireland

Walking in Cooley & Mourne Mountains

  • GPS tracks available
  • Luggage transport included
  • Multiple accommodations
  • Self-guided walking holiday
Varied landscapes and trails
Self-guided walking holiday Cooley and Mourne Mountains - Ireland

This journey will take you to the counties Louth in the Republic and down in Northern Ireland; a region largely undiscovered by the masses. The Cooley region offers a unique mixture of natural beauty, spectacular panoramas, and a rich cultural history.

From € 1095.- / 7 days

Price per person - 2 people sharing

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Walking holidays in Ireland

Get to know Ireland's green lush countryside and its rich Celtic heritage during a walking holiday. Varied and often wild landscapes and a dense network of footpaths and trails invite you to explore on foot.

View on Killary harbour, a fjord with moorland landscape. View on rocky coastline and the sea with pink Thrift flowering in the foreground in Ireland. View on green and lush Ireland countryside with a house and road leading off in the distance.

The country's six national parks are all very different and offer some great walking opportunities. Think about the Wicklow mountains and places like Connemara National Park. Also the coast and islands offer many exciting walking holiday itineraries. Long distance foot paths such as the Western Way and the Burren Way offer trekking through varied landscapes for those interested in trail walking holidays.

Ireland walking holidays with local businesses

We have the pleasure to present you with a selection of walking holidays in Ireland, offered by small independent businesses. The benefit of using a local independent walking holiday company are obvious; they know their own area like the back of their hand and can offer you a truly special Ireland walking holiday with that personal touch.

We wish you a great time exploring Ireland on foot, and would love to hear your experiences on your walking holiday in Ireland. Photos also welcome of course! Please contact us through [email protected].

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Capital: Dublin

Area: 27,133 sq. miles, about a quarter of the area of the UK

Population: 4.6 million

Currency: Euro

Walking in Ireland

Ireland is a wonderfully varied and green country. As a walking holiday destination Ireland offers stunning coastal landscapes, mountains and hills and extensive areas of moorland.

There is a dense network of trails and footpaths, and beautiful lakes and rivers complete the picture.

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