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The Best Hiking Trails in Leinster (Ireland)

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Photo of Howth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail) Photo of Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey Photo of Enniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan
  • near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.22mi
    Elevation +
    466f
    TrailRank
    66| Rating 4.58
    Photo ofHowth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail) Photo ofHowth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail) Photo ofHowth (Puerto y ruta azul) / Howth (Harbour and blue trail)

    ESP / ENG Ruta por el precioso pueblo pesquero de Howth. Empezando en la salida de la estación del DART primero se visita la zona portuaria para tener vistas del Ireland's Eye, pequeña isla cercana, después se pasa po...

    Ruta momt bonica, fàcil de seguir, sense perdre's. Al final si es vol visitar el poble antic, hi ha un trencall a la dre...
    Antoni Borrell
    Thank you for that. Im just looking for the actual height you've climbed from the figures given on results page. Do you ...
    paul.mc
    great accessible hike. Finish off with fish chips, or fancy restaurant or some wine :)
    rvs_ie
  • Shankill - Killiney - Dalkey

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    near Shankill, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.01mi
    Elevation +
    623f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofShankill - Killiney - Dalkey Photo ofShankill - Killiney - Dalkey Photo ofShankill - Killiney - Dalkey

    Interesting city walk little south of Dublin. The site can be easily reached by DART, and the track begins and ends at different DART stations. In few kilometers there is a truly remarkable concentration of things to se...

    I thought this walk was a gorgeous walk with some amazing views on route
    dermotplace
    It’s a lovely area. I suggest a variation, on leaving Shankill Dart station head for Shanganngh Cliffs to walk along the...
    davinroche
  • near Enniskerry, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    12.98mi
    Elevation +
    2421f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo ofEnniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan Photo ofEnniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan Photo ofEnniskerry, Wicklow Way to Lough Dan

    Leaving the village of Enniskerry, climb the hill & turn right into Powerscourt Estate. After stopping for coffee & a scone, keep left after exiting & pass the garden centre & the distillery. At this point there's a gat...

  • Glendalough

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    near Brockagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.94mi
    Elevation +
    1460f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofGlendalough Photo ofGlendalough Photo ofGlendalough

    Beautiful walk, really easy to follow (you just have to follow the road) ! Do not hesitate to go near the river, it’s a little paradise... You will have to take an half day to really enjoy the walk :)

    Steep ascent at the start. First half of walk is tough enough for casual walkers, second half quite enjoyable. Hiking sh...
    Ger Madden
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  • Howth (near Dublin)

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    near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.48mi
    Elevation +
    1355f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofHowth (near Dublin) Photo ofHowth (near Dublin) Photo ofHowth (near Dublin)

    Howth is small heaven for walkers. There's a wide choice of looped walking routes suitable for all levels of fitness. Amazing views over cliff tops and a spectacular panaroma of Dublin bay. If you are in Dublin and you ...

    Thanks for sharing! We are from Basque Country, love the mountains and paths, and this is an awesome one, over all the l...
    Manugtt
    Very beautiful scenery all over the whole trail. Easy for all levels; I walked this trail with friends who are not avid ...
    Joeffroy Otayek
    Really nice tour Sometimes a little bit muddy
    P@trick
  • near Oldbawn, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    20.94mi
    Elevation +
    3018f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo ofWicklow North-West hills to Enniskerry Photo ofWicklow North-West hills to Enniskerry Photo ofWicklow North-West hills to Enniskerry

    Wicklow west mountains starting the ascend through cruagh woods, and the hills Glendoo - Seefingam - Kippure - Eagles Crag and finishing in Eniskerry through the road. From/To Dublin, bus 75 in the start. At the end poi...

  • near Sraghmore, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    13.14mi
    Elevation +
    2018f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo ofLus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough Photo ofLus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough Photo ofLus Mór B&B, Wicklow Way to Glendalough

    Leaving the Lus Mór B&B / hostel, turn left at the top of the lane & then look for a forestry trail off to the right after 200 to 300 m. Follow this track uphill through Ballinafunshogue Woods until you meet the Way & tu...

  • near Meadow Mount, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    18.57mi
    Elevation +
    2267f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo ofMarlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry. Photo ofMarlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry. Photo ofMarlay Park, Wicklow Way, Johnny Foxes & Enniskerry.

    Take the 16 bus out of Dublin City centre to Marlay Park. Starting at the entrance to Marlay Park House, look out for signs for the Way. There's a pleasant cafe (called the Wicklow Way) on the opposite side of the park. ...

  • Around Bohernabreena lower lake

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    near Oldbawn, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.86mi
    Elevation +
    322f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofAround Bohernabreena lower lake Photo ofAround Bohernabreena lower lake Photo ofAround Bohernabreena lower lake

    A walk from the nearest bus stop to the upper lake on the Bohernabreena reservoir through wicklow mountain way. At the half way of the route (4,90km), we cross the river, just pay attention about the level of the water....

  • Great Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland

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    near Kilmacanoge, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    1591f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofGreat Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland Photo ofGreat Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland Photo ofGreat Sugarloaf, Wicklow, Ireland

    I did this route with the An Oiga group lead by Nancy. It is an interesting route because it can be accessed from Dublin by Public Transport. We travelled by the 145 Dublin Bus from Westmorland Street to the last stop in...

  • Glendalough loop hike

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    near Brockagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.06mi
    Elevation +
    1358f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofGlendalough loop hike Photo ofGlendalough loop hike Photo ofGlendalough loop hike

    A beautiful hike with two lakes. This hike is difficult in that time frame(if you travel by bus)- the bus schedule gives you around 3.5 hours for the track(the last bus to dublin goes at 16:30). That means that you have ...

    Enjoyable route. We saw some deer and goats on the hills
    DavidMorton
    A trail well-indicated by the Glendalough park: the White trail. No need for Wikiloc. Marvellous trail with wild landsca...
    BobMo
  • Glendalough

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    near Brockagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.21mi
    Elevation +
    1335f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofGlendalough Photo ofGlendalough Photo ofGlendalough

    Glendalough is the perfect place for a little hike around the two lakes. It's not hard and the track is prepare for walking. Safe for kids too. Beautiful views all the way specially when the sun shines, and that could ...

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    Xinximan
  • WW Day 4 Laragh to Glenmalure

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    near Laragh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    12.13mi
    Elevation +
    1965f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofWW Day 4 Laragh to Glenmalure Photo ofWW Day 4 Laragh to Glenmalure Photo ofWW Day 4 Laragh to Glenmalure

    Starting out at Lynams bar & Hotel, head towards Rathdrum & turn right down the hill for the Woolen Mills. Take the Green Road to Glendalough. Once adjacent to The Kitchen, we took a right off to the otherside of the val...

  • Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN)

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    near New Bridge, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.58mi
    Elevation +
    177f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofBannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Photo ofBannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Photo ofBannow Bay Trail (TINERN)

    Bannow Bay Trail (TINERN) Start at tintern abby. Walk in abby main entrance past reception and follow sign for vine cottage bar. This will take you on the right trail loads of pics taken to use as reference good walk if ...

  • Howth Castle

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    near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    12.68mi
    Elevation +
    1040f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofHowth Castle Photo ofHowth Castle Photo ofHowth Castle

    Circular hiking trail in Howth stopping at the Castle. We started just after getting off the train, the stop is just next to it. It was a bit muddy at times but manageable. Pretty dangerous if you not pay enough attent...

  • near Howth, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.71mi
    Elevation +
    768f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofHowth Station Coastal Hike Purple Route Photo ofHowth Station Coastal Hike Purple Route Photo ofHowth Station Coastal Hike Purple Route

    A very beautiful hike along the coast only 30 minutes outside of the city center. The trail is well marked(follow the coast from the station and then all the purple arrows) and easy walking, never to steep or rocky. When...

    I did this walk with my husband in brilliant sunshine ,which added to the enjoy in late June. The original trailhead was...
    paulafinan
  • Blessington to Glen Ding wood

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    near Blessington, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.25mi
    Elevation +
    315f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo ofBlessington to Glen Ding wood Photo ofBlessington to Glen Ding wood Photo ofBlessington to Glen Ding wood

    A way from the center of the village of Blessington to Glen Ding forest. The way is going crossing through the big trees and sometimes going out if the main trail for discover more different points of view of the wood. ...

  • Avoca Red Kite Walk.

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    near Avoca, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.14mi
    Elevation +
    748f
    TrailRank
    48| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofAvoca Red Kite Walk. Photo ofAvoca Red Kite Walk. Photo ofAvoca Red Kite Walk.

    AVOCA RED KITE Walk, (English and Spanish). Another of the walks we did when on a hiking visit to the Woodenbridge Hotel. We started in Avoca, walking up from the Church (where there is ample car parking), taking the ...

    I followed the cemetary trail - Kilmagg Lower to Ballinvally, I walked up as far as the cemetary gate then took the trai...
    moriarty.david
  • near Brockagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.28mi
    Elevation +
    1749f
    TrailRank
    48| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofGlendalough Brockagh mountain St. Kevin's way in the Wicklow mountains. Photo ofGlendalough Brockagh mountain St. Kevin's way in the Wicklow mountains. Photo ofGlendalough Brockagh mountain St. Kevin's way in the Wicklow mountains.

    The hike starts at Glendalough visitor centre. It follows part of the Wicklow way. We ascend first Brockagh East and then Brockagh (558 m) a broad hill of heather and granite boulders. From this point we can appreciate t...

    The way isn't the same like 2017. From the top of the Mountain the way down is diffrent
    Anja Esselbrugge
    Really nice hike🙂
    deefanning
  • Lough Bray Loop

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    near Aurora, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.46mi
    Elevation +
    945f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofLough Bray Loop Photo ofLough Bray Loop Photo ofLough Bray Loop

    Lovely, not too difficult walk around the two lakes. When you start off you climb up to the ridge and follow around the two lakes. The views are spectacular across the surrounding hills. Well worth the effort. Can be mud...

    Lovely hike, beautiful route of the two lakes, trail easy to follow all the way around.
    deefanning
  • Dublin Centro

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    near Smithfield, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.39mi
    Elevation +
    72f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofDublin Centro Photo ofDublin Centro Photo ofDublin Centro

    Ruta de Smithfield a IFSC pasando por: - O'Connell Bridge (1.0 km) - Ha'penny Bridge (1.5 km) - St Stephen's Green (3.6 km) - Sean O’Casey Bridge (5.6 km)

  • near Carrigeershinnagh, Leinster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.57mi
    Elevation +
    1575f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofScarr mountain and Lough Dan - Wicklow mountains Photo ofScarr mountain and Lough Dan - Wicklow mountains Photo ofScarr mountain and Lough Dan - Wicklow mountains

    The hike starts near the National Scout Centre at the southern end of Lough Dan in Oldbridge. To access the start point if the hike drive to Oldbridge. In Oldbridge follow the signs for Lough Dan signed posted 'no throug...

    First time to use the app for a trail and couldn’t be happier. It was way marked perfectly, so easy to follow, loved it ...
    deefanning

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