Walking in Ireland

Title:  Walking in Ireland

Author:  Christopher Somerville

Publisher:  Ebury Press

ISBN:  9780091938376

First published:  2010

Summary:  Walking guidebook detailing fifty quality walking routes of various grades throughout the whole of Ireland.

On the back cover:  Walking has never been a more popular pastime, and nowhere is more captivating for walkers to explore than Ireland. In this beautifully written and superbly researched guide, well-loved travel author Christopher Somerville draws on his highly popular column for the Irish Independent to present 50 of the most enjoyable walks in Ireland - including the Nephin Beg Mountains in Sligo and Dingle Way in Kerry. Practical instructions for the walks are married with evocative and informative passages on the history, flora and fauna, culture and topography of the land. Whether it's exploring the Burren in its floral glory or seeing the Walls of Derry, or even sitting at home in your armchair planning your next walk, this book will prove popular with walkers, holidaymakers and anyone who loves the Irish landscape. Christopher Somerville is one of the UK's most popular travel authors. As well as writing for various broadsheets, he has written over 30 books, including the bestselling Coast.

Content & credits:  272 pages. Words [by Christopher Somerville]. No photographs. Sketched, black & white illustrations [by others (Claire Littlejohn)]. Sketched, black & white route detail maps [by others (Claire Littlejohn)] - no location map included.

Route location map (walk start points):

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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

  Best Irish Walks

  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 Armagh

  County Carlow

  County Cavan

  County Clare

  County Cork

  County Derry

  County Donegal

  County Down

  County Dublin

  County Fermanagh

  County Galway

  County Kerry

  County Kildare

  County Kilkenny

  County Laois

  County Leitrim

  County Limerick

  County Longford

  County Louth

  County Mayo

  County Meath

  County Monaghan

  County Offaly

  County Roscommon

  County Sligo

  County Tipperary

  County Tyrone

  County Waterford

  County Westmeath

  County Wexford

  County Wicklow