Discover the hidden trails of the Kylemore Abbey Estate
on one of Connemara’s most spectacular mountain
hikes. Explore the mountainous valley above Kylemore for spectacular views over Connemara.
Experience the beautiful scenery and learn about the
fascinating history of Kylemore and Connemara.
Our experienced guides have in depth knowledge of the estate,
its history, flora, fauna and geology.
Scheduled hikes of 3 hours and 1.5 hours in duration run twice
a week during June, July and August, while private hikes can
be booked at any time of year.
Advanced booking is required for group and private hikes.
To book a hike please call the Visitor Centre on 095 52001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All Guided Hikes are subject to guide availability, weather and safety considerations.
Kylemore Abbey and Gardens Ltd reserve the right to cancel a hike.
Maximum group size is 14 persons per guide, for larger groups, a second guide can be booked.
Hill walking is not devoid of risk. The paths have sections of loose stones and depending on the weather may be slippery.
The paths cross wet boggy ground, small streams and steep ground as the paths reaches heights of 300m above the Abbey.
To minimize risk ensure you have appropriate hiking footwear, rain gear, extra warm clothes and or/ sunscreen and a bottle of water with you.
Participants must be aged 14 years and over. Participants under 18 yeaers must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should have a reasonable level of fitness.
e: bookings @kylemoreabbey.com t: +353 95 52001
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