Independent Walking Holidays – Ireland West

Self-Guided Walking - Ireland West

Aran Western Way, Burren, Connemara

Our self-guided walking of the west of Ireland take you into in this unique land, rich in poetic roots and haunting history. The walking trail also offers some of the finest scenery that Ireland has to offer along the Wild Atlantic Way.
The Aran Islands has the distinction of being granted One of The World’s Top Island Destination’s by National Geographic. Described by them as, “Unspoilt, beautiful, and dramatic destination for archaeology, bird-watching, and spectacular hill walking.”

Connemara in County Galway on the Western Way self-guided walks you will find rolling countryside, quiet forests and remote mountain valleys, lakes and meandering rivers and streams.  You will have the option to take a day of rest and visit the famous Kylemore Abbey a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle.

The Burren in County Clare situated in the southwest of Ireland, famous for its unique limestone landscape of fossils, rock formations and archaeological sites and rich flora. Among the many varied and beautiful flowers which have come to symbolise the Burren are spring gentian, shrubby cinquefoil and bloody cranesbill and, mountain avens, on the higher terraces, you will find the hoary rock rose.  The Burren is also home to the towering Cliffs of Moher and the nearby village of Doolin, renowned centre of traditional Irish Music.