A view of the glaciokarst coastal landscape of the Burren Coast in County Clare of western Ireland

With its lunar-like landscapes, rolling hills and unusual rock formations, the Burren, in County Clare, is one of the largest karst landscapes in Europe and is a popular destination for walking holidays.

Alternating between barren and lush, the Burren’s unusual geology provides an ever-changing backdrop for walkers.

Walking trails range from easy and accessible to challenging and strenuous. The 114 km Burren Way can be completed in five to eight days.

Walking In Ireland

An expert guide to walking in Ireland

Ireland has a well-developed walking industry and is geared up for self-guided inn-to-inn multi-day walking holidays, where your luggage will follow via a daily baggage transfer service. On some of the more popular walking routes it’s easy to organise your own baggage transfer, alternatively book a self-guided holiday with one of the country’s many operators. For a more relaxed walking experience consider a centre-based walking holiday where you stay in the same location and embark on day-hikes at your more

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