Walking Holidays in Ireland


Join our knowledgeable and professional guides for some superb hiking and walks throughout Ireland, Scotland, Wales and The Lake District. We have a walking/hiking holiday for everyone, catering for all levels of ability and varying interests, join us as an individual or as part of a group of friends or family. Each day you will be looked after by our experienced guides who have personal insight into the local region, its history, culture, its flora and fauna. Many of our walking tours follow parts of the Wild Atlantic Way, including Cork & Kerry, Connemara Special  Donegal and Antrim and Connemara, the Burren & Aran Islands


Why not book a self-guided/Independent hiking and walking tour in Ireland, Scotland or Wales, with us.
You can start on whichever day you want and we can tailor your walking tour to your interests and budget. You don’t have to worry about accommodation, routes, maps, or travel information.  All you have to do is enjoy your holiday. These hiking/walking tours are suitable for individuals or as a shared adventure for family groups or friends.In Ireland choose between the Dingle Way, the Wicklow Way, the Aran islands and the Western Way, Connemara and the Western Way, the Beara Way, the Sheephead Way, the Kerry Way, the Antrim Way  

Independent Running Holidays

We have broken down the 127 kilometres (79 miles) of the Wicklow way into a variety of different sections  and  have planned this tour to suit the trail runner. Each day your route ends at your accommodation so as to avoid waiting for transfers. We know that hanging around getting cold after a good days running is not a good thing!

 Runner friendly accommodations, luggage transfers, route notes & maps which take you each day directly to the door of your B&B.

We can offer options to lengthen or shorten the route or duration of your holiday to suit your requirements.

Any of our self guided tours can be modified to suit the trail runner, such as Dingle Way, Beara Way ,Burren Way or Western Way.


The Wild Atlantic Way, a 2,500km trail on the west coast of Ireland, stretching from Donegals Inishowen Peninsula to Kinsale in Co. Cork. A small selection of highlights along the route include the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Dingle, Dursey Island and the Skelligs.

Many of our Guided Tours visit parts of the Wild Atlantic Way, including Aran Islands & Western Way, Connemara SpecialConnemara and The Burren, Cork & Kerry and Donegal and Antrim.

A selection of Self Guided Tours which visit parts of the Wild Atlantic Way, including Aran Islands & Western WayBeara WayBurren and Western WayDingle Way, Kerry Way & Sheepshead Way.  


We have a selection of weekend and mid-week breaks, perfect when you only have a few days to escape. Our selection of breaks has something for everyone, each catered to suit varying levels of ability and different interests. The short breaks give you a chance to relax and recharge your batteries while our professional guides look after you while you experience the countryside and all its glories.


Our popular mountain skills training courses are designed to help you enjoy the full pleasures of the mountains. To build your confidence in your ability to navigate and look after yourself safely while exploring the countryside. Navigation forms the core of mountaineering and is an art to have the capability to guide yourself safely in the mountains in poor weather conditions or failing light and to avoid natural hazards.

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Shirley MurrayExcellent pics Footfalls! Who takes them??1 week ago   ·  1
Geraldine HutchingsBeautiful!!1 week ago   ·  1
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Chiara NuzzoLooks like great fun.2 weeks ago
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Welcome to Footfalls Walking & Hiking Tours

We offer:

  • Guided/Escorted Walking Hiking Tours and Vacations in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and the Lake District in England, to suit all levels of fitness and ability.
  • Leisurely walks for those who just like to stretch their legs amidst spectacular scenery.
  • Cultural walking tours taking in the geology, history and archaeology of the areas of Ireland.
  • Challenging mountain hikes for energetic and experienced walkers.
  • Flexible support for self-guided/independent walking tours and touring visits.
  • Arrangement of accommodation in carefully selected B&Bs, Guesthouses or small hotels, sensitive to the needs of our walkers.
  • Provision of maps and walking/vacation itineraries.
  • Airport-transfer and luggage transfers
  • Private walking and driving tours of Ireland, Wales, Scotland & England

If you would like more information please email us at: info@walkinghikingireland.com