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the dingle way

The Dingle Way Ireland – Kerry Camino

Walking The Dingle Way Ireland – Kerry Camino “An Incredible self-guided walk in the south west of Ireland.” The Dingle way Ireland is a self-guided long trail walk on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry in the South West of Ireland. The trail is 183Km (114 miles) in length and is normally walked in a […]

walking breaks in Ireland

Walking St Declan’s Way – An Irish Camino.

St. Declan’s Way – An Irish Camino. The trail is between the towns of Cashel in Tipperary and Ardmore in County Waterford. It is an ancient pilgrim path that was once travelled by St Declan as he made his way to the Rock of Cashel. His journey was to meet with the Kings of Munster. […]

Walks in Dublin

Best hill Walks in Dublin

Best Hill Walks in Dublin: Download you Walks in Dublin Booklet Here There are some great walks in the Dublin hills and surrounding areas which are very close to the city centre. The Dublin hills sit south of Dublin city and stretch all the way from Bohernabreena in the west to Shankill out to the […]

Connemara National Park

Walking in the Wilds of Connemara, Mweelrea

Walking in the Wilds of Connemara and Mweelrea.

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park

Connemara is a region in Galway in the west of Ireland. It reaches out to the Atlantic Ocean with its Jagged coastline of cliffs and beaches; it also hosts Ireland’s only Fjord. There are two main mountain ranges in this region the 12 Bens and the Maumturks. Both ranges offer incredible walks and scenery that can be admired even from your car as you pass through them.

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Benbulben, Sligo

Hilltoptreks walking weekend in Sligo – Yeat’s County.

Written by Louise Doherty

One of the great benefits of being a member of  Hilltoptreks walking club, are the numerous organized hiking weekends away, both in Ireland and abroad.

Mary, Louise and Edel

One weekend that stands out for me, was our trip to Sligo for the 2019 June bank holiday weekend.

On a sunny bank holiday Saturday, we all made our way to Sligo – some drove themselves, while others opted to avail of the bus provided by Hilltoptreks – and met up in the Glasshouse Hotel.  Here we were met by our guide for the weekend, Noel.  Noel gave us a brief rundown of our itinerary for the days ahead, along with a little bit of history of the area we were in.

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