The six National Parks of Ireland Why are national parks important? The primary purpose of our national parks is for the protection of Ireland’s biodiversity. Not only do they protect our natural heritage, but provide us with exceptional outdoor areas […]
What are long-distance hiking trails? When we talk about a long-distance hiking trail, it is a trail that you cannot complete within a day. It takes much longer to cover a distance between 100 and 200 kilometres. Usually, such trails […]
The stunning 9 Glens of Antrim in Northern Ireland create some of the most stunning scenery and hillwalking coutry in Ireland.
The Giant’s Causeway is a rock deposit on the Antrim coast of Northern Ireland just outside of Bushmills and consists of roughly 40,000 basalt columns extending out to the sea. It is undoubtedly one of the best-known landmarks in Northern Ireland and a recognised World Heritage Site
The Newgrange Monument in the Boyne Valley is one of the must see places while on your walking tour or hiking tour in Ireland. It is just 30 minutes from Dublin and the Cooley Peninsula. Situated in Ireland’s Ancient East, the Boyne Valley runs across counties, Louth and Meath.
The Mourne Mountains or Mournes a granite mountain range located in County Down in the south-east of Northern Ireland, are among the most famous mountains in the country. The surrounding area is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is proposed as the first national park in Northern Ireland.
The medieval town of Carlingford on the enchanting Cooley Peninsula nestles between Slieve Foy, Carlingford Lough and the Mourne Mountains and is less than an hour’s drive from Ireland’s two major cities, Dublin and Belfast. A unique blend of natural beauty, spectacular panoramas, myths and legends combine to make the Cooley Peninsula a very special place for your walking holiday in Ireland.
The picturesque seaside village of Blackrock with its tranquil coves and rock pools lies on the shores of Dundalk Bay and the foot of the Cooley Mountains in County Louth. Blackrock is conveniently placed just south of Dundalk close to the M1 motorway halfway between Dublin and Belfast