Walks in County Laois

Laois is a landlocked county in the south midlands of Ireland. It is one of twelve counties which together comprise the province of Leinster. Laois shares boundaries with five other counties – four of which are also in Leinster (Offaly, Kildare, Carlow and Kilkenny) and one in Munster (Tipperary). The County High Point of Laois is on the 527m summit of Arderin.

Route location map (walk start points):

The map below shows start points for published walking routes in the county (some of the marked walks start in neighbouring Offaly). Click a marker on the map for more information.

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Walking guidebooks for County Laois:

  Ireland's County High Points - A Walking Guide

  Walking in Ireland


Online walking resources for County Laois:

  Irish Trails

  walkingroutes.ie