Tours 2023

Walk in the lush Glen of Aherlow, County Tipperary. Wander the filigreed coast of the Connemara Peninsula and explore the kaleidoscope of peat bogs and shimmering lakes overshadowed by the quartzite, pewter-tipped Twelve Bens mountain range.

County Sligo is our home for the final three days of Best of the West tour. Here Celtic myth and Yeats poetry are brought to life by our expert, charming walking guide.

A fully escorted, walking-focused, in depth personal immersion into three distinct landscapes. Soak up the ancient history, cultural heritage and rich local atmosphere of rural Ireland with our professional, engaging walking guides.

Best of the West | All three regions​

Experience one or more regions

County Tipperary - The Galtees

Connemara and the Atlantic Coast

County Sligo - Yeats Country


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Explore and discover

Immerse yourself in what Ireland has to offer

We offer you a warm invitation to join our team of local guides and charming accommodation hosts in July 2023.


  • All accommodation in comfortable lodges and cottages carefully chosen for their location and ambience.
  • All breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners (including wines).
  • Specialist walking guides in each area.
  • Tour leaders travelling and walking with group.
  • Ferry tickets and museum/garden entrance fees.
  • Land transport for tour duration.

Walks will go ahead in pretty much all weather conditions.

  • Walkers need a good waterproof raincoat and supportive hiking boots.
  • Walking poles recommended.
  • A comfortable day pack with waistband preferably.
  • A comprehensive ‘What to Bring’ list will be forwarded on booking.

There is a total of six and a half days of walking over the duration of the 10 days. Moderate fitness is recommended for hill walking (6 hours max). Our professional guides ensure regular breaks and pace the walks carefully. Be prepared for walking on non-level ground e.g. mountain heather for about a third of the walking. There are mostly level surfaced tracks.