Monday July 13, 2020

Among the rolling hills

Hiking is a cheap, effective and hugely enjoyable way to get fit and see the best scenery in Ireland. Roisin Finlay gives you the lowdown on how to hit the trail

6th September, 2015
10
Glendalough in Co Wicklow

Hiking delivers on so many levels. It’s good for your fitness, your health and is a great activity for clearing the head. And it’s suitable for just about everyone if you choose the right route – from kids with their parents, to groups of retirees, and everyone in between. Best of all, it’s relatively inexpensive to participate in. To entice you to hit the hills this autumn, here’s a prime selection of hiking/walking events, festivals,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

There is a point of pride in the Irish household about never turning the heating on outside the months of October to March, no matter what the weather’s like

Nadine O’Regan | 1 day ago

Cate Blanchett plays the formidable Phyllis Schlafly in Mad Men writer’s complex Mrs America, which charts the rise of feminism

Emmanuel Kehoe | 1 day ago

As a teenager, I loved my first experience working legally in the US. Trump’s abrupt decision to ban new visas will deprive many of our under-25s of a similar adventure

Nadine O’Regan | 2 weeks ago