Derrynane Kerry Linda Woods 2 The rugged Northern Ireland coast Hiking along the Kerry Way |  <i>Arthur Ward</i> Dingle Anne Evans 3
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Best Walking Holidays in Ireland

For Nature Lovers

With its varied landscapes ranging from soaring mountains to golden beaches, Ireland is a nature lover’s paradise. We've put together a list of our favourite walks in Ireland in Kerry, Wicklow, Cork and the Dingle Peninsula. 


  1. ring of kerry walk

  2. Sneem, Ireland |  <i>Nick Kostos</i>

    The 214km Kerry Way is one of the most popular long-distance trails in Ireland. Our 8 day Ring of Kerry Walk takes you away from the main tourist route along a network of paths that weave between the main points of the famous trail. Be rewarded with stunning coastal views as you walk from Killarney to Glenbeigh on the southern and northern coastlines of the Iveragh Peninsula.

  3. dingle peninsula walk

  4. Walking on the Dingle Peninsula |  <i></i>

    The Dingle Way is a long-distance trail that completes a circuit of the breathtaking Dingle Peninsula, which has the densest and varied archaeological monuments in Western Europe. Soak up history, mythology and Irish culture on this fascinating 8-day walk or choose the supported version, The Dingle Way.

  5. A taste of the wicklow way

  6. Upper and Lower lakes Glendalough |  <i>John Millen</i>

    Explore the network of unspoiled mountain paths in the greenest part of Ireland on this short 5-day walk. Experience the highlights of the Wicklow Way, which is peppered with country estates, breathtaking valleys, granite mountains, rolling hills, and ancient forests.

  7. kerry camino walk

  8. The spectacular cliffs of Slieve League |  <i>Brian Morrison</i>

    Follow in the footsteps of thousands before you as you walk from Tralee to Dingle, where pilgrims would set sail to Finisterre in Spain to continue their walk to Santiago de Compostela. Be inspired by raw scenery every step of this 6 day walk, and invigorated by the rich tradition of music and culture that is characteristic of this unique corner of Ireland.


  9. cork coast cycle

  10. Colourful streets cycling through Bantry

    Cycle past rolling green fields and along the spectacular coastline of West Cork on this 8-day cycle. Stop to smell the roses in colourful villages with hanging baskets overflowing with flowers adorning every house on this popular tour that epitomises the essence of southern Ireland.

Contact us to find out more about our range of cycling and walking holidays in Ireland.

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