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Get Your Walking Boots On: Stunning Walks To Try Around The Country

It might be December but the weather is still ridiculously mild.  And you should really make the most of it. Juuust in case it really is the last of it. We have you covered here today with a comprehensive list of some of the most wonderful walks to tackle around the island. Find a couple…

It might be December but the weather is still ridiculously mild. 

And you should really make the most of it. Juuust in case it really is the last of it.

We have you covered here today with a comprehensive list of some of the most wonderful walks to tackle around the island.

Find a couple of friends or family, strap on your best boots and get out there! Once you tackle any of these, you’ll see just how majestic Ireland actually is.

Slieve Donard Walking Route, Co Down

  • 9km in length
  • Too challenging for young children
  • Dog-friendly
  • Nearest town is Newcastle

More information is available here.

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The Wicklow Way Long Distance Walking Trail, Co Dublin/Wicklow

  • 132km in length but you can join at various places to make it shorter (obviously)
  • Great for mountain biking a well as walking
  • Dog and child-friendly
  • Closest town to the start point is Rathfarnham in Dublin

Glendalough Lake Walk, Co Wicklow

  • Stunning two-hour walk around the lake
  • More challenging walks in the area too
  • Plenty of parking and facilities
  • Dogs allowed and parts of walk easy for young children

Howth Cliff Walk, Co Dublin

  • Gorgeous scenery, and simple terrain
  • About 1-2 hours depending on speed
  • Dog and child-friendly
  • Ideal to combine with seafood in the village
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Bray To Greystones Cliff Walk, Co Wicklow

  • Stunning coastal walk
  • 7km long
  • About 1.5 hours
  • Ample parking and food/drink options at both ends
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So grab a scarf and hat – you might need them!

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