We can’t think of a better way to celebrate St Patricks Day then to feature two Irish walks that highlight the beauty of the majestic Emerald Isle.

The Kerry Way and Dingle Way both situated in Southern Ireland are two of the countries most popular walks, encompassing the dramatic Atlantic coastline, rolling green hills and ancient ruins and you may just come across one or two traditional Irish pubs on route too.

Below we explore these walking holidays in Ireland.

Walker stadning at the edge of the Kerry Way

The Kerry Way

From Glenbeigh to Killarney The Kerry Way follows a 135 mile mountain trail passing through valleys, mountain peaks, sandy beaches and ancient woodland. You will take in superb views of the Atlantic coat and tranquil lakes, wander around ancient stone forts and experience warm Irish hospitality in rural villages and market towns. Incorporating part of the famous Ring of Kerry, this walking trail has everything you could hope to experience walking through Ireland’s wild landscape.

Kerry, County Kerry

Image of Ballycarbery Castle, Cahersiveen on the County Kerry Way
The Dingle Way

110 miles long the Dingle Way or in Irish Slí Chorca Dhuibhne is an unspoiled celtic walking trail in County Kerry, well renowned for it’s beauty and rich archaeological history. Dingle Peninsula offers walkers a truly spectacular walking experience, if it’s panoramic coastal views, sweeping natural landscapes, heather covered moors and ancient sites dating back over 6000 years that interest you, this national trail has it all.

Dingle, the only town on the Dingle peninsula

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