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Walks in the Slieve Bloom Mountains Ireland.

Slievebloom Walks is a centre based walking holiday which allows you to stay in a traditional Irish home at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the heart of the Irish countryside for the duration of your trip and enjoy local hikes.

 

You can enjoy a selection of classic Irish walks that take in the most striking scenery on the Island barely meeting anyone. Each of the villages of the Slieve Blooms have signed and mapped loop walking trails where you can enjoy terrific hiking and beautiful scenery.

Walking

Here you will find some of the best walking opportunities in Ireland, whether you want just a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hill-walk. This peaceful retreat has a wide variety of Walking Trails to suit every type of walker.

 

  • Long distance walks The Slieve Bloom Way links with the Offaly Way at Cadamstown
  • Day Treks from Glenbarrow to Clonaslee, Clonaslee to Cadamstown, Cadamstown to Kinnitty.
  • A variety of Loop Walks at Glenbarrow near Rosenallis, Clonaslee, Cadamstown, Kinnitty
  • Eco Trails at Glenbarrow, Cadamstown, Knockbarron, Glenafelly and Gorteennameale.
  • Wild Life, Wheelchair accessible and Heritage Walks at Lough Boora Parklands just 10k from the Slieve Blooms

 

There are day treks from village to village or you can walk the Slieve Bloom Way over 3- 4 days.

 

Our self guided walking holidays give you the freedom to set your own pace. If you prefer we can arrange a walking guide. The terrain of the Slieve Blooms is ideal for the lifestyle walker and very suitable to anyone with a reasonable level of fitness.

 

The Slieve Bloom Walking Club welcomes visitors to join them on their weekend walks. Programme of walks can be found on their facebook page Slieve Bloom Outdoors.

 

You can choose from Self Guided Walking Break, Mid Week Breaks, Weekend Breaks, Walking and Heritage Breaks, Slieve Bloom Walking Festival.

 

Customer Reviews

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  • star rating  The owner is helpful and kind. This is not the place to come if you expect luxury and a grand abbey or manor. The home is well kept, the food... read more

    galofmanycities
    12 July 2022

    star rating  This was our fourth and final B & B and by far the best! Chris is the definition of a hostess. She welcomes you into her home and offers you... read more

    1018heathero
    25 October 2019

    star rating  Fabulous spot in the heart of Kinnitty. Loved our bright spacious and comfortable bedroom. Chris is a first class host with lots of tips and info on walks and sights... read more

    HelenTravelBug
    25 July 2021
  • star rating  We stayed but one night and wished we had had longer. Christina is the ultimate as a warm and welcoming hostess. From welcoming us upon our arrival with tea and... read more

    Dan E
    27 October 2019

    star rating  Hi we had a fabulous stay with Chris in her beautiful B&B .
    The lovely gardens and rooms made our stay very enjoyable, Chris couldn't do enough for us... read more

    Exploration325280
    30 August 2021

    star rating  Myself and 2 friends stayed 6 days in this lovely home. We were impressed the moment we arrived. Our room was roomy, even with 3 beds, lovely antiques, beds and... read more

    retiredfa68
    29 September 2019
  • star rating  Beautiful house with all the facilities required for a one-night stay. Christine was such a lovely host and provided great recommendations. Also provided us with tea and cake on arrival.... read more

    nahnum
    3 August 2022

    star rating  We were so pleased that we selected Ardmore Country House for our three-night stay. Chris was super helpful during our stay and we found her very friendly, easy-going and a... read more

    Irelandin2019
    1 November 2019

    star rating  My husband and I loved our stay at the Ardmore. Chris was an amazing hostess! She greeted us warmly and had a fire waiting for us in the sitting room.... read more

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    7 April 2022
  • star rating  First of all, Chris our hostess was awesome!
    She steered us in the right direction for sights we would be interested in and not too far away. The breakfasts are... read more

    Ms_Jamie_Sz
    3 October 2019

    star rating  House was lovely. Very clean and beautifully restored. However, the host was a bit cranky. From our first interaction with unnecessary comments about the luggage to knocking on our door... read more

    trstravels1217
    16 July 2022

    star rating  I had a wonderful stay here for a friend's wedding at nearby Kinnitty Castle. Chris made me feel very welcome and my room was super clean, comfortable and quiet. The... read more

    el_hayward
    19 July 2022
  • star rating  We stayed here for two nights and wished we could have stayed longer. Chris was a fantastic host, offering us tea and homemade scones on arrival. She went above... read more

    Emer M
    7 June 2021

    star rating  Just returned to the UK after 4 great nights at Ardmore Court House. The house is beautifully decorated with great rooms and an amazing garden. Chris is a fabulous host... read more

    RODBurystEdmunds
    11 August 2019

    star rating  Ardmore house is a beautiful old country house. Chris, the landlady was an excellent host. Lovely fresh cooked breakfast. A stones throw from the pubs and cafes in Kinnity village.... read more

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    31 October 2021
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