Slieve Bloom

The Slieve Bloom Way

Pack your rucksack and take on the Slieve Bloom Way.

If you fancy getting off the beaten track for 3 days on a mountain trekking adventure, then pack your rucksack and take on the Slieve Bloom Way.  Covering a distance of 60 km, your daily hikes will consist of 4 to 5 hour walks across a mixture of terrain; from gorse-covered flatlands to relatively gentle inclines. The Slieve Bloom Way is a circular walking trail which stretches across the Slieve Bloom Mountains Environment Park - an area of undiscovered environmental beauty, boasting a fabulous array of flora and fauna, remarkable deep glens, rock outcrops and waterfalls, Truly ‘a walk on the wild side’ along forest paths to the heart of Ireland’s midlands.

Walking Clubs

The Slieve Bloom Walking Club charges €5 per walk or a yearly membership €20 single or €30 for a family. There are 2 walks every weekend sometimes home and away and there is a walk every Sunday. The meeting point is at the Community Centre in Kinnity. For further details contact Gerry Hanlon on 086 821 0056 or John Scully on 086 2405187 or email

The Ardara Hill Walking Club offers the same service. Phone 086 1078189 or email to find out more information on the walks.

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