Best Irish Walks

Title:  Best Irish Walks

Author:  Various

Editor:  Joss Lynam

Publisher:  Gill & Macmillan

ISBN:  9780717130658

First published:  1994

Latest revision:  2001

Summary:  Walking guidebook detailing seventy-six quality routes (plus options) of various grades throughout the whole of Ireland. PLEASE NOTE: access information for some of the walks described in this book may now be out-of-date.

On the back cover:  Best Irish Walks has been for many years the leading single-volume guide to hill walking in Ireland. It describes over 75 different routes ranging from formidable climbs in the Kerry Mountains to delightful treks along river valleys. This new edition of Best Irish Walks has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new computer-generated maps. It is the ideal book for all who love the Irish hills, whether Irish people themselves or the ever-growing number of visitors who come to Ireland s wonderfully unspoilt countryside. Best Irish Walks is the essential guide to walking in Ireland.

Content & credits:  217 pages. Words [by various authors: Jean Boydell; David Herman; Joss Lynam (editor); Miriam McCarthy; Sean Ó Súilleabháin; Dick Rogers; Patrick Simms; and Tony Whilde]. No photographs. Digitally-produced, black & white route location and detail maps [by others (EastWest Mapping)].

Route location map (walk start points):


Other walking guidebooks for this area:

The area covered by this book is also dealt with by the following list of recommended titles.

  Ireland's County High Points - A Walking Guide

  Connemara & Mayo - A Walking Guide

  Carrauntoohil & MacGillycuddy's Reeks - A Walking Guide

  Scenic Walks in Killarney - A Walking Guide

  Scenic Walks in West Cork - A Walking Guide

  The Burren & The Aran Islands - A Walking Guide

  Tipperary & Waterford - A Walking Guide

  Northern Ireland - A Walking Guide

  Hiking in Ireland

  Walking in Ireland

  Kerry Walks

  West Cork Walks

  West of Ireland Walks

  The Mournes Walks

  The Mountains of Ireland

  Irish Coastal Walks

  The Irish Coast to Coast Walk


Counties covered by this book:

This guidebook contains walking routes in the following counties.

  County Antrim

  County Carlow

  County Cavan

  County Clare

  County Cork

  County Donegal

  County Down

  County Dublin

  County Fermanagh

  County Galway

  County Kerry

  County Limerick

  County Louth

  County Mayo

  County Sligo

  County Tipperary

  County Waterford

  County Wexford

  County Wicklow