County Cork


Cork has a number of excellent walking routes with many diverse way marked routes and hikes available over lots of different terrain such as road ways, forestry trails, bog roads, cliff walks, moorland and more. You will get to experience some of Irelands ancient history along these routes, coming across some of Ireland's ancient holy wells, still visited and respected, standing stones, ring forts, cairns, and ancient monuments, all leaving a trail of Ireland's past.

Hoping you enjoy your Walking Experience in Cork City and County, and just to follow the usual safety rules, taking a mobile phone, map of the area, compass, proper clothing and waterproofs, walking shoes, necessary food and water. Checking the weather before setting out, allowing enough time to complete the walk at a safe pace in daylight hours.

West Cork

You can enjoy some of West Corks most stunning coastal views, planning your route with a guide or just exploring the many way marked ways yourself. Ranging from the Beara Way, exploring Adrigole, Castletownbere, Allihies, Eyeries and Ardgroom and Bere Island. West Cork walking options include guides from Hillside Walks or West Cork Walks these guides cover routes such as Bantry House grounds, Kilcrohane, Dunmanus Bay, Durrus and Ahakista, the Sheeps Head Walk Way, Mizen Head Peninsula and Whiddy Island. Also covered will be the Beara Peninsula, Glengarriff and Kenmare.Two Walking Guide services available above for more information, covering the West Cork area. Also to be enjoyed are the walking routes around Gougane Barra, Inchigeela, Macroom, Ballyvourney and Ballingeary, in the beautiful Lee Valley, some beautiful countryside.

Hill Side Walks guided tours

Hill Side Walks guided tours

Hillside Walks on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula in West Cork will guide you on a West Cork Hillwalking Holiday in West Cork and especially on the beautiful Sheep’s Head coast line in Ireland, check here for more details.

West Cork Walks tour guide

West Cork Walks tour guide

West Cork Walks walking guide which offers self guide and special guided walking holiday tours on the Beara Peninsula area in West Cork, Ireland. Our walking tours are slow climbing with a safe mountaineering plan staying away from steep scrambling ground. Here your friendly guide can tailor make a personal mountaineering experience visiting some stunning locations in West Cork that are off the beaten track, offering classic views of the stunning Irish landscape.

  • Ardnakinna Lighthouse Loop, Bere Island, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Ballycotton Head Looped Walk, Ballycotton, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Barán Loop, Ahakista, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Barane Looped Walk, Fermoy, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Blackwater Loop, Newmarket, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Bullig Bay Loop, Castletownbere, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Claragh Loop, Millstreet, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Clogheenmilcon Looped Walk, Blarney, Co Cork - Looped Walk
  • Coastguard Station Loop, Eyeries, Co Cork - Looped Walk
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    See & Do in Cork

    • Cork Beaches Beaches
      Some of the best beaches in Ireland are in County Cork.
    • Cork Castles &  Heritage Castles & Heritage
      Castles, forts and heritage sites in County Cork.
    • Cork Golf Courses Cork Golf Courses
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    • Cork Horse Riding Horse Riding
      Details of horse riding schools, where you can hire horses in County Cork
    • Cork Parks & Gardens Cork Parks & Gardens
      So many Parks & Gardens to choose from in County Cork.
    • Cork Pubs Pubs
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    • Cork Visitor Attractions Visitor Attractions
      Most popular Visitor Attractions in County Cork.
    • Cork Walks Walks
      Loop walks, forest walks, way marked walks, and beach walks.

    East Cork

    Irelands Ancient East

    West Cork

    Wild Atlantic Way

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