Walking & Trekking Holidays in Ireland
The Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary is a walkers paradise offering a variety of low level loop and mountain walks. Walking and trekking holidays are now the most sought after activity for Irish and overseas visitors to Ireland and what better way to enjoy the natural resources of mountains, rivers, lakes, forests and scenic landscape combined with fresh air and healthy exercise. All of these natural features are in abundance in the Glen of Aherlow, which makes it so attractive to walkers.
National Loop Walks
There are two national loop walk trail heads in the Glen of Aherlow – Christ the King and Lisvarrinane Village. There are 8 loop walks rangeing from half an hour to 4 hours round trip walking time across Slievenamuck through miles of forest track with spectacular views over the valley and to the Galtee Mountains.
Lake Walks on Galtee Mountains
There are two lake walks – Lough Curra and Lake Muskry. The walks are up to 4 hours for the casual walker. These routes take you onto the Galtee Mountains where you can enjoy clear air, superb views, corrie lakes, wooded foothills, mountain streams and open moorland.
Maps are available for the National Loop Walks and the Lake Walks from the tourist office – call us on [+353] (0)62 56331 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the more serious and seasoned walkers there is unlimited trekking on the Galtee Mountains. The Galtees are Ireland’s highest inland mountain range, with a variety of peaks including Galtymore at 3,018 feet (919m). There are five corrie lakes on the range, accessible only by foot, to add to the attractiveness of the range.