Hillwalk Ireland - Ireland Walking Tours

Walking Tours in Ireland

The best way to see the beautiful countryside that Ireland has to offer is by taking a walking tour. Walking in Ireland allows you to be amongst the famous green landscapes and rolling countryside that will make your walking tour all the more enjoyable. Walking in Ireland can be made easier by choosing one of our tailored packages –find the Ireland walking tour that suits your needs best from our comprehensive listings. We have categorised all the Ireland walking tours to give you a guide of what to expect on each walk.

1. Dingle Way Walking Tours

  • Go there for... breathtaking coastal and mountain scenery, live music, great food
  • Top Tip: Check out the amazing seafood at 'Out of the Blue' restaurant in Dingle Town
  • Did you know? Dingle was once described as "the most beautiful place on Earth" by National Geographic

2. Beara Way Walking Tours

  • Go there for... rugged coastal walking of the highest quality and the colourful villages
  • Top Tip: Explore the magnificent, practically deserted, Dursey Island - a truly magical spot
  • Claim to Fame: Maureen O' Hara, star of 'Gone With The Wind' has a home in Glengarriff on Beara

3. Wicklow Way Walking Tours:

  • Go there for... a walking tour through Ireland's oldest mountain range
  • Top Tip: Live Irish music and dancing every night of the week at Johnny Fox's Pub near Enniskerry
  • Did you know? From Dublin Airport, you can be in the Wicklow Mountains in less than 60 minutes

4. Kerry Way Walking Tours

  • Go there for... some of the best lake and mountain scenery on all our Ireland walking tours
  • Top Tip: Spend an extra night in Waterville and take a boat trip to the Skellig Islands
  • Did you know? At 215km (135 miles) the Kerry Way is the longest walking trail in Ireland

5. West of Ireland/Connemara Walking Tours:

  • Go there for... Ireland's finest mix of both coastal (Aran Islands) and mountain walking (Connemara)
  • Top Tip: Visit Matt Molloy's pub in Westport - Matt is a member of The Chieftains, 6-time Grammy winners
  • Did you know? Richard Harris received an Academy Award nomination for 'The Field' - set in Connemara

6. Antrim Glens & Coastline Walking Tours:

  • Go there for... one of the finest coastal walking trails worldwide from Ballintoy to Portballintrae
  • Top Tip: Pick a walking tour that includes a trip to Rathlin Island - the visit to the bird sanctuary is a 'must'!
  • Did you know? Bushmills is the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world dating back to 1608

7. Sheep's Head Way Walking Tours:

  • Go there for... a walking tour with spectacular coastal scenery that can be fully completed in 4-6 days
  • Top Tip: Sample the exquisite food at Good Things Cafe in Durrus Village (Michelin Bib Gourmand Winner 2010) 
  • Did you know? Hollywood actor, Ralph Fiennes (English Patient, Schindler's List) attended primary school here

8. Burren Way Walking Tours:

  • Go there for... a walking tour along old country roads and tracks through the heartland of traditional Irish music
  • Top Tip: Settle in for live music and a great pint of Guinness at Gus O' Connor's pub in the village of Doolin
  • Did you know? The Cliffs of Moher (on the Burren Way) is one of Ireland's Top 5 tourist attractions