2017 is your year of hiking. It’s time to don those hiking boots and take off on one of the great beginner hikes that can be found all around you. [...]
The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster. The arm-flailing annoyance of the midge. The majesty of Highland Cattle. All of these are icons of the hiking trails in Scotland, but one stands [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]