Walking

Knockma Forest Trail, Caherlistrane, Co Galway

Knockma Forest Trail, Caherlistrane, Co Galway

Knockma Forest Trail Hi, and welcome back to another weekly post here on A Wandering Hippy. This time I am revisiting one of our most recent trips to the Knockma Forest Trail, which we did in February. Knockma is approximately a thirty-five-minute drive from Galway,...

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Clare Glen Forest

Clare Glen Forest

Hi and happy Friday to everyone. As promised, I am exploring Clare Glen Forest with you this week. Late last autumn, we were up visiting family in Gilford Co Down when my hubby’s brother, Phillip, suggested we all go for a walk in a forest park near Tandragee (I have...

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Donegal and Sligo Walks

Donegal and Sligo Walks

Hi there, the week has been so busy that I am just finishing this blog post on our latest short trip. Last weekend Alan had a few extra days off, and we decided to head away just for two nights. It’s funny how this type of vacation would have been the norm for us,...

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Hillsborough Forest Park and Lake Walk

Hillsborough Forest Park and Lake Walk

We frequently visit the North of Ireland because my hubby is from Banbridge in Co Down and one of our favourite spots to stop off for a walk with our dog Missy has to be the Hillsborough forest park and lake walk. Located in Hillsborough town, which is not too far...

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Sky Road / Clifden Beach Walking Loop

Sky Road / Clifden Beach Walking Loop

During a sunny week in Galway City and County what better way to experience the beautiful weather and scenery than to go on a selection of walking trips. I have to say here now, I absolutely love walking. Having been an exercise phobic for most of my life discovering...

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Tollymore Forest Park – Rainy Afternoon Walk

Tollymore Forest Park – Rainy Afternoon Walk

On a recent trip to Newcastle in Co Down we spent a rainy afternoon exploring Tollymore Forest Park, as an alternative to our Slieve Donard climb which got rained out the previous day (see post about that here). Tollymore forest park is very close to Newcastle and is...

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