Enjoy the Irish Outdoors

Thank you for visiting Walking in Ireland! Here we bring you the exhilarating outdoor activities that you can do while in Ireland. Ireland is home to a beautiful coastline that stretches over 3,000 kilometres, more than 40 mountain ranges, 6 national parks, diverse stretches of meandering rivers, and a myriad of spectacular caves. A vacation to Ireland immerses you in a world of adventure. There are many things to do, especially if you are not scared to get your feet wet, including hiking, horse riding, biking and caving.

Biking, Running, Hiking, and Horse Riding

Ireland can boast an inestimable number of routes that are perfect for hiking, biking, running, and riding. You can trek in some of the National Waymarked trails that take you through mountains, hills, glens and forests. If you prefer being on four legs, you can enjoy a fun-filled ride on a horse as you cruise across the smooth coastal beaches. In addition, a sightseeing horse ride through the Burren or a ride on the Greenway cycle track offers you a memorable experience.

Rock Climbing, Caving, Coasteering, and Mountaineering

Do you love staying high and dry? If so, you’re in luck as Ireland has plenty of climbing expeditions. You can climb Carrauntoohil in County Kerry, the tallest mountain in Ireland reaching heights of 1,028m. You can even pitch up at Trim Castle, the star location featured in the Oscar-winning movie, Braveheart featuring Mel Gibson. Whether you want to cycle while enjoying stunning views of the Nephin Mountains or you want to kayak in Dingle Harbour, it’s safe to say that Ireland has every outdoor activity you could hope for.