Hiking in Limerick
With the presence of the Ballyhoura Mountains, hiking in Limerick has much to offer all those who like to hit the hills.
Walk the Ballyhoura Way – a 90 km way-marked trail. With four different stages on surfaced as well as “green” roads, forest roads, mountain trials, ruins, wild countryside and spectacular views, there’s never a dull moment when you are hiking in Limerick!
Or choose to walk one of the following loop walks:
Attychraan Loop – easy 5km loop walk from Galtee Castle Wood, Kilbehenny, Co Limerick.
Blackrock Loop – hard 11km loop walk from Greenwood Forest, Ardpatrick, Co Limerick.
Darragh Hills Loop – moderate 10km loop walk from Darragh Bridge, Darragh, Co Limerick.
Castlegale Loop – moderate 7km loop walk from Darragh Bridge, Darragh, Co Limerick.
Paradise Hill Loop – moderate 13km loop walk from Community Centre, Anglesboro, Co Limerick.
Benard Loop – hard 18km loop walk from Community Centre, Anglesboro, Co Limerick.
Darby’s Bed Loop – moderate 7km loop walk from Galbally, Co Limerick.
Also make sure to check out this map with more walking trails in the Ballyhoura area.
Knackered from all the hiking and looking for a place to stay?
Ballyhoura Luxury Hostel
A luxury hostel located in the heart of the Ballyhoura Mountains.
Opening dates: all year round.