A collection of some of the best scenic photos from our various tour regions.
At Hillwalk Tours, we know that 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 [...]
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.
There’s been a bit of a debate lately at Hillwalk Tours HQ: what are the best hikes in Europe? We’re experts when it comes to all things hiking in Ireland, [...]
If you’re used to travelling overseas, you’re probably familiar with that moment when you’re forced to explain the pronunciation of your name. Even the most common of Irish names are mispronounced [...]
Have you ever wanted to visit Scotland? Castles, culture, glens, mountains and some of the best hiking trails in the world – we’ve heard all of the reasons before. Quite [...]
Scotland and its beautiful hiking trails are famous for their breathtaking scenery and, not surprisingly, have been used as the location for many well-known movies. A land full of culture, [...]
The real-world Star Wars filming locations Have you ever wondered about the Star Wars filming locations? What inspires the other-worldly backdrops that are featured in all of the films? Where [...]
Those who travel to Ireland, Scotland or England, will irrevocably become acquainted with the rich culture of Irish, Scottish or English folk music. To enjoy an authentic traditional music experience, [...]