Hiking

The Best Hiking Trails in Ulster (Ireland)

924 trails

(19)
Photo of Slieve League Cliffs via the Pilgrim Path and One Man’s Pass – (Teelin – County Donegal, Ireland) Photo of Errigal Mountain Donegal Photo of Killykeen National Park, Derinish and Gartanoul Islands, Cavan, Ireland

Wikiloc is a place to discover and share the best outdoor trails for hiking, cycling and many other activities

  • near Teelin, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.71mi
    Elevation +
    2457f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSlieve League Cliffs via the Pilgrim Path and One Man’s Pass – (Teelin – County Donegal, Ireland) Photo ofSlieve League Cliffs via the Pilgrim Path and One Man’s Pass – (Teelin – County Donegal, Ireland) Photo ofSlieve League Cliffs via the Pilgrim Path and One Man’s Pass – (Teelin – County Donegal, Ireland)

    Acclaimed as some of the highest accessible sea cliffs in Ireland and all of Europe, the Slieve League is a sight to behold and their scale is immense. If graced with some sunshine the color show of green, blue, subtle o...

    Really enjoyed this hike. Didn't find it hard but it was technical in some places so perhaps more suited for those with ...
    Maxime Yates
  • Errigal Mountain Donegal

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Dunlewy, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.37mi
    Elevation +
    1755f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofErrigal Mountain Donegal Photo ofErrigal Mountain Donegal Photo ofErrigal Mountain Donegal

    This is the highest mountain in County Donegal (altitude 744 m). The walk starts at Mount Errigal Hike parking located near Errigal Youth Hostel on the R 251 road. This is not a long walk and there views are spectacular ...

    Hemos subido y bajado por la ruta normal sin hacer la circular. Con bocadillo y fotos en dos horas. Han alicatado toda l...
    searchandestroy
  • near Killeshandra, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.34mi
    Elevation +
    2877f
    TrailRank
    45
    Photo ofKillashandra Loop Walk, Cavan, Ireland Photo ofKillashandra Loop Walk, Cavan, Ireland Photo ofKillashandra Loop Walk, Cavan, Ireland

    We did this walk with a friend who was visiting the area on a fishing trip. We met in the town of Killashandra, walked along the Belturbet Road to the Town Lake. This is a lovely picnic area, with ample parking for cars....

  • Advanced Filters

    Filter by recording month or date. Find trails only from people you are following.

    Get Wikiloc Premium Upgrade to remove Ads
    Advanced Filters Advanced Filters
  • Ards Friary To Ards Forest Park

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Creevagh, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.50mi
    Elevation +
    866f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Forest Park Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Forest Park Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Forest Park

    Some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland the walk starts at Ards Friary the varied landscape includes beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, salt marshes and broadleaf woodland. Start the walk at Ards Friary (55.157857 -07.86...

  • near Dunlewy, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.88mi
    Elevation +
    669f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofGlenveagh National Park from west side Photo ofGlenveagh National Park from west side Photo ofGlenveagh National Park from west side

    This approach to the Park may be the most beautiful, and it avoids the crowds at the main entrance on the east side. It's an easy downhill walk to the lake on a wide, even trail. Shortly before you reach the lake, you'll...

    Buena forma de evitar la multitud y visitar el castillo si se prolonga la ruta un poco más. Precioso paisaje. A good wa...
    edudillo
    Great track with great views. Thanks for sharing!
    alicemockford
  • Ards Friary To Ards Tunnel

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Creevagh, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    10.61mi
    Elevation +
    1627f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Tunnel Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Tunnel Photo ofArds Friary To Ards Tunnel

    Some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland the walk starts at Ards Friary the varied landscape includes beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, salt marshes and broadleaf woodland. Start the walk at Ards Friary (55.157857 -07.86...

  • near Teelin, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.64mi
    Elevation +
    2260f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofSlieve League, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofSlieve League, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofSlieve League, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn).

    Slieve League, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). I’m keeping these summaries short as I’m on a two month tour of Ireland and there’s a lot of hills to hike and therefore lots of entries. All mapping used are view ranger digit...

  • Port to Maghera- Donegal

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Port, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.70mi
    Elevation +
    2523f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofPort to Maghera- Donegal Photo ofPort to Maghera- Donegal Photo ofPort to Maghera- Donegal

    Costal walk from Port to Maghera in Co. Donegal. The walk takes 7-8 hours to complete. The views are rewarding along the way. This walk was available to walkers at the Ardara International Walking Festival 2018. The t...

  • Tramore Strand and Horn Head

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Dunfanaghy, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    14.09mi
    Elevation +
    1837f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofTramore Strand and Horn Head Photo ofTramore Strand and Horn Head Photo ofTramore Strand and Horn Head

    From Dunfanaghy to Tramore Strand and then to Horn Head and back to Dunfanaghy. The section north of Tramore Strand is obstructed by barbed wire and the farmer does not like people walking on his land. It is therefore be...

  • Knockatallon loop walk - An Tra

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Drumcoo, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.40mi
    Elevation +
    843f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofKnockatallon loop walk - An Tra Photo ofKnockatallon loop walk - An Tra Photo ofKnockatallon loop walk - An Tra

    The “Tra” walk gets its name from the prominent lankmark – Lough Antrawer – that you pass along the way. The walk traverses through forestry tracks and upland blanket bog of Sliabh Beagh. Enjoy panoramic views as you app...

  • Glenveagh Castle

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Drumfin, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    9.15mi
    Elevation +
    541f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofGlenveagh Castle Photo ofGlenveagh Castle Photo ofGlenveagh Castle

    From the Glenveagh Visitor Centre along the shore of Lough Beagh and then continuing to the other end of the lake. Back by the same route.

  • near Stroove, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.37mi
    Elevation +
    1129f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofCrocknasmug, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCrocknasmug, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCrocknasmug, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn).

    Crocknasmug, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). I’m keeping these summaries short as I’m on a two month tour of Ireland and there’s a lot of hills to hike and therefore lots of entries. All mapping used are view ran...

  • Stairway to Heaven - Cuilcagh

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Gowlan, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.40mi
    Elevation +
    1401f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofStairway to Heaven - Cuilcagh Photo ofStairway to Heaven - Cuilcagh Photo ofStairway to Heaven - Cuilcagh

    The Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail also nicknamed the Stairway to Heaven Walk is located in Co. Fermanagh. The route meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing over tracks, boar...

  • near Bree, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.01mi
    Elevation +
    768f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCrockalough, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCrockalough, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCrockalough, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn).

    Crockalough, Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). I’m keeping these summaries short as I’m on a two month tour of Ireland and there’s a lot of hills to hike and therefore lots of entries. All mapping used are view ran...

  • Crockrawer

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Teelin, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    7.34mi
    Elevation +
    1952f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCrockrawer Photo ofCrockrawer Photo ofCrockrawer

    From the lower car park at Bunglass, via the cliffside path to the cairn on the plateau of Crockrawer, then back via the Pilgrim Path and the lanes. The cliffside path above the upper car park is presently (Sept 2014) un...

  • Cavan Way

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Dowra, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    15.85mi
    Elevation +
    1152f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofCavan Way Photo ofCavan Way Photo ofCavan Way

    The E2 European Long Distance Path was planned to go from Galway in Ireland to Nice in France, but the Irish section has not been defined. I have been walking a possible route through Ireland linking up National Trails. ...

  • Doohey Spit/Magheroarty Beach

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Meenlaragh, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    4.25mi
    Elevation +
    33f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofDoohey Spit/Magheroarty Beach Photo ofDoohey Spit/Magheroarty Beach Photo ofDoohey Spit/Magheroarty Beach

    This is the high-tide version of an easy walk along the beach and back on a track overlooking the bay.

  • near Maghera, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    18.69mi
    Elevation +
    3953f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofSlí Ruadhrai - Maghera-Port-Maghera Photo ofSlí Ruadhrai - Maghera-Port-Maghera Photo ofSlí Ruadhrai - Maghera-Port-Maghera

    Maghera-Port-Maghera This is a really beautiful hike. We have named it after our brother Ruardhí who sadly never got to see Maghera but he loved the hills of Ireland, particularly the Wicklow hills. These ones are just...

  • near Kingscourt, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    6.42mi
    Elevation +
    5387f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofDun an Ri, Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland Photo ofDun an Ri, Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland Photo ofDun an Ri, Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland

    This walk was lead by our friends Kay and Tony. Our group of 56 travelled by hired Bus from Dublin, stopping for a coffee on the way. We arrived in the beautiful Cabra Castle Hotel which we visited before starting our wa...

  • Ards Forest Park

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Ballymore, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.94mi
    Elevation +
    390f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofArds Forest Park Photo ofArds Forest Park Photo ofArds Forest Park

    Easy walking in a mix of forest and seashore, with lots of different trails to choose from. Good choice for when it's rainy/windy and you need the shelter of some trees. There's a 5 euro entrance fee, and you need exact ...

  • near Leabgarrow, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.22mi
    Elevation +
    1047f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofCluidaniller, Aranmore Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCluidaniller, Aranmore Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofCluidaniller, Aranmore Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn).

    Cluidaniller, Aranmore Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). I’m keeping these summaries short as I’m on a two month tour of Ireland and there’s a lot of hills to hike and therefore lots of entries. All mapping used are v...

  • Mt. Errigal SE ridge

    Hiking
    Save to a List
    near Dunlewy, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    3.09mi
    Elevation +
    1598f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofMt. Errigal SE ridge Photo ofMt. Errigal SE ridge Photo ofMt. Errigal SE ridge

    This is the standard route up Errigal. The first km or so from the car park is very boggy, with the path heavily braided from foot traffic. Gaiters highly recommended. Higher, there are some scree stretches, but not a pr...

  • near Baylet, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    8.14mi
    Elevation +
    922f
    TrailRank
    34| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofInch Top, Inch Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofInch Top, Inch Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). Photo ofInch Top, Inch Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn).

    Inch Top, Inch Island, Donegal, Ireland (Marilyn). I’m keeping these summaries short as I’m on a two month tour of Ireland and there’s a lot of hills to hike and therefore lots of entries. All mapping used are view ran...

    Good going!! Might give it a go sometime.
    MarieMouse
  • near Teelin, Ulster (Ireland)
    Distance
    5.88mi
    Elevation +
    1706f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofSlieve League cliff top, via One Man’s Pass Photo ofSlieve League cliff top, via One Man’s Pass Photo ofSlieve League cliff top, via One Man’s Pass

    From higher Bunglass car park (Bunglass Point). Arrived 5pm paid €5 for parking as so late and attendant let us up to the higher car park to save a lot of walking. He goes home around 6pm, after that no need to pay. Bett...

Create your Trail Lists

Organize the trails you like in lists and share them with your friends.

Get Wikiloc Premium Upgrade to remove Ads
Create your Trail Lists Create your Trail Lists

Wikiloc is a place to discover and share the best outdoor trails for hiking, cycling and many other activities