Food For Hiking The most important part of hiking is preparation, and the most important part of preparation is food. The food you choose to bring with you on a [...]
Wild Atlantic Way Route The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km (1,550 miles) route which stretches from south to north along the west coast of Ireland. It is typically a [...]
How To Read A Map “How to read a map?…”, my fellow hiker muttered as he twisted and turned the map this way and that. We hadn’t long started our hike [...]
Common Hiking Injuries The first thought when it comes to hiking injuries is: prevention. Injuries are an unfortunate inevitability of hiking. It’s therefore important to know not only how to [...]
Whether you’re an avid trekker or just love exploring the outdoors, there’s nothing better than experiencing the contrast between the captivating countryside and the hive of activity in a bustling metropolis.
Think you know Home Alone? Well think again! Take Hillwalk Tours' ultimate Home Alone quiz and see how well you do! Share with the family for festive fun.
A collection of some of the best scenic photos from our various tour regions.
The place names of towns in Ireland can be difficult to pronounce. Do you pronounce the ‘G’ in Ballyvaughan? Nope. And why does ‘Laois’ sound like ‘leash’, and not ‘lah-oh-iss’? Irish [...]
The simple answer to successfully solo hiking is being prepared and know what to expect. Here we outline some tips and advice on how to hike alone.