Self-Guided Walking Tours in Ireland

Ireland Self-Guided Walking Tours: Your Guide to the Best Experience

Discover the unparalleled beauty of Ireland in an intimate, one-of-a-kind way – on our Self Guided Walking Tours!

Hikers crossing the Mourne Wall in the Mourne Mountains
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On our self-guided walking tours, you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and centuries-old traditions as you chart your route through this captivating country. With hiking and walking trails suited to everyone from experienced hikers to those taking their first steps into nature, exploring magnificent Ireland via foot is an unforgettable experience! A hiking holiday is undoubtedly a must-have on your bucket list.

Our Top Destinations in Ireland for Your Self Guided Walking Tours

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Antrim Causeway Coast

2 Trips available
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Northern Ireland

3 Trips available
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The Barrow River

2 Trips available
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Wild Atlantic Way

1 Trip available

Self Guided Walking Tours in Glenveagh National Park Ireland
Hiking in Glenveagh National Park Ireland

Key Benefits of Self-Guided Walking Tours

  • Flexibility
    With our popular Self Guided Hiking Tours, you can start and finish when you want, take detours, and spend as much time as you like in each location. We design our walking holidays to allow you to make the most of your holiday.
  • Cost-effective
    Self-guided walking Tours are typically less expensive than guided tours, as you won’t have to pay for a tour guide or transportation.
  • Unique experiences
    You’ll be able to discover hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path destinations that you might not find on a traditional guided tour.

What to Expect on our Best Self-Guided Walking Tours in Ireland

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Self-guided hikers on the Cooley Peninsula

Carefully selected family-run and welcoming B&B accommodation.

Look no further than our carefully curated B&Bs for the perfect cosy getaway. Offering you a warm home away from home experience, each family-run accommodation promotes an inviting atmosphere and friendly hospitality that cannot be beaten!

Comfortable en-suite bedrooms.

Escape the ordinary and experience luxury by booking one of our cosy en-suite bedrooms. Enjoy a host of amenities that truly make it feel like a home away from home!

A full Irish breakfast to keep your engines running.

Start your morning with a revved-up full Irish breakfast that will give you the energy to power through your day ahead! Enjoy hearty favourites like sausage, bacon, eggs and beans – all cooked together for maximum flavour. This classic meal will fuel you to take on whatever challenges come next!

Complimentary luggage transfers.

Enjoy a stress-free journey with complimentary luggage transfers—let us do the heavy lifting from point A to point B.

Need information on local transport options? We’re happy to assist!

Are you looking to explore the area but not sure how? We’ve got you covered! Our team is here and ready to help you navigate the local transport options.

Extra night(s) accommodation booked on request.

Our guests needing an extended stay will never have to worry; with a request, we can provide extra nights of accommodation for your convenience.

Detailed maps and route notes so you never get lost.

Navigate your way around confidently thanks to our detailed maps and walking notes – constantly refreshed for maximum accuracy, so you can rest easy knowing that the journey ahead is well-prepared.

Local advice on places to visit and where to eat.

Need some inspiration for your next outing? Look no further! Our local experts have curated the best places to visit and where to eat – ensuring you get an unforgettable experience.

Full pre-departure info will allow you to prepare for your walking holiday.

Ready to experience the sights and sounds of your walking holiday? Get ready with all the pre-departure info you need! Know exactly what’s in store for your journey, from packing tips to travel advice. Start making memories today!

24/7 local emergency contact.

You can always depend on us for a fast, reliable response in any emergency. We provide 24/7 local contact, so you’re never alone when help is needed.

Hiking in Glenariff Forest Park, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Hiking in Glenariff Forest Park, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

FAQs About Our Walking Adventures

What should I bring with me on my self-guided walking trips?

You’ll need a good pair of walking shoes, a waterproof jacket, a hat and sunscreen, and a 20-litre backpack with food and water supplies. When you book your walking trip with us, we provide you with a complete pre-holiday checklist on what to bring.

How challenging are the trails in Ireland?

The difficulty of the trails varies, but you can choose trails that match your fitness and experience. We have designed our packages to be ‘FIT’ for most people who can walk 20km on flat ground in approximately 6 hours.

Can I take a self-guided walking holiday with my family?

Self-guided walking holidays are suitable for families with older children (12+) who can walk for several hours.

How much does a walking holiday in Ireland cost?

The cost of a self-guided walking tour in Ireland will depend on the length of your tour and the type of accommodation you choose. Our Walking Holidays include:
– Pre-departure pack.
– B&B/Family Hotel Accommodation, including breakfast.
– Baggage Transfers in Walking Days
– Route notes and maps, including digital GPS maps, are available on smartphone applications.
– 24×7 support

If you have more questions, check out our full FAQ or contact us!