Guided mountain day hikes near Dublin
Single day guided hikes in the beautiful and tranquil Wicklow mountains, with walks at three grades to suit a range of ability levels.
Our Wicklow day hikes are designed to show you both the best that the area has to offer, and some of the quieter and more remote parts that other tours never see. We have itineraries for all tastes and abilities, from exploring the ancient monastic settlement at Glendalough to summiting the highest mountain in Leinster, Lugnaquilla. The hiking is graded Easy, Moderate and Hard, these grades are explained in detail in our FAQ’s section.
With such a wide range of varied hillwalking available, our hikes offer a unique chance to experience the wilder side of Wicklow, one of the most magical parts of Ireland.
About The Wicklow Mountains
Close to the cosmopolitan city of Dublin lies Ireland’s largest continuous upland area. It is devided into the more imposing Wicklow Mountains to the south, and the Dublin Mountains or Sléibhte Bhaile Átha Cliath, to the north. We run several guided hikes through this special area of conservation, many of which take in stretches of the Wicklow Way.
The famous Wicklow Way begins south of Dublin and stretches 127km through rolling hills, forest, moorland and breath-taking vistas to the small village of Clonegal.
On this page you will find a brief summary of the walks that we regularly offer in the Wicklow Mountains. Click the image or ‘View Tour’ to read all about the hikes, find an available date and make a booking in these wonderful Irish hills.
The biodiversity of the Wicklow Mountains is stunning and protected by the Wicklow Mountains National Park; our hiking tour leader Russ has a broad knowledge of the flora and fauna and we regularly see birds of prey such as red kite, buzzards and kestrels as well as deer, wild goats and mountain hare. The mountains of Ireland are also home to otters, badgers, stoats, merlin and rare bats to name but a few.