The Best Outdoor Activities in Ireland
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Walk Along the Cliffs of Moher
Ireland / Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
The best way to do this, or the easiest, would be by booking a tour. There is no bus that goes out to here, so you would have to rent a car otherwise.
Hike the Coastal Path from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher
Ireland / Doolin, Ireland
This walk is part of the 18km (11 mi) Coastal Path connecting the villages of Doolin and Liscanoor, and enables you to enjoy the coastal cliffs of County Clare without the crowds that the Cliffs of M.
Hike Sugarloaf Hill
Ireland / Bay Lough Parking Area
Though only 0.75 mi (1.2 km) to the summit, this hike gains over 1100 feet (340m) on the ascent to the top of Sugarloaf Hill of the Knockmealdown Mountains.
Explore Powerscourt Waterfall
Ireland / Powerscourt Waterfall
The Powerscourt Waterfall grounds are beautiful; picture an incredibly green wooded area with a towering waterfall cascading down a rock wall and then flowing into a gentle creek running through a fo.
Hike the Mullaghmore Loop
Ireland / Mullaghmore Loop Trailhead
This trail in Burren National Park traverses the limestone pavement typical of the Burren and summits Mullaghmore Mountain with a beautiful view of the unique geology of the area.
Hike the Spinc and Glenealo Valley Trail in Glendalough
Ireland / Glendalough Valley
Glendalough is located in Wicklow Mountains National Park and is just over an hour's drive from Dublin, making it the perfect day trip from Ireland's capital city.
Explore Slieve League
Ireland / Slieve League
Slieve League (also: Sliabh Liag) is a mountain located in County Donegal on the Atlantic coast. Towering at an impressive 1,972 feet (609m), Slieve League is home to the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
Hike the Cliff Path Loop
Ireland / Howth Cliff Path Loop
Starting from the Dart train station in town, follow the green arrows along the promenade that lines the harbour.