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Walkers Breaks Aherlow

The Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary is a walker’s paradise offering a rich variety of low level loop and mountain walks. With 16 miles of picturesque countryside it's easy to see why the Glen of Aherlow is a top draw for walking enthusiasts. This sweeping valley is a treat for the senses, with the breathtaking natural scenery and fresh crisp air making it a great escape from everyday stresses.  Pass by natural wonders including serene rivers and lakes, thick forests and majestic mountains.  Experienced walkers can explore lake walks around Lough Curra, Lake Muskry and the Galtee Mountains.

National Loop Walks- There are two national loop walk trail heads in the Glen of Aherlow – Christ the King and Lisvarrinane Village. There are 8 loop walks ranging from half an hour to 4 hours round trip walking time across Slievenamuck through miles of forest track with spectacular views over the valley and to the Galtee Mountains.

Lake Walks on Galtee Mountains- There are two lake walks – Lough Curra and Lake Muskry. The walks are up to 4 hours for the casual walker. These routes take you onto the Galtee Mountains where you can enjoy clear air, superb views, corrie lakes, wooded foothills, mountain streams and open moorland.

Maps are available for the National Loop Walks and the Lake Walks from the reservations desk in Aherlow House Hotel and Lodges.

Advanced Walks- For the more serious and seasoned walkers there is unlimited trekking on the Galtee Mountains. The Galtees are Ireland’s highest inland mountain range, with a variety of peaks including Galtymore at 3,018 feet (919m). There are five corrie lakes on the range, accessible only by foot, to add to the attractiveness of the range.

Guided Walks- Experienced, local guides Mike Moroney and Jimmy Barry will take you off the beaten track away from the usual routes into the real wilderness of the Glen. The walks can be customized according to your requirements; you choose the length of time, the level of difficulty and the pace. Book your guided walk through the Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary by calling Mike directly on +353 (0)87 9267948 or email aherlowwalks@gmail.com or Jimmy on 087 2975178 or email jimmycbarry@gmail.com.

 

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