Walks Near Clonmel

Walkers are very welcome in South Tipperary

Tipperary boasts an enormous range of walks to suit everyone.

The widely contrasting countryside is criss-crossed with byways, forest paths, nature trails, country lanes & minor roads, all leading to splendid isolation in the rugged terrain of the Galtee Mountains, Comeragh Mountains, and Knockmealdown Mountains & Slievenamon.

Tipperary is a unique walking destination.

Some popular walks include;


Some 7 miles north-east of Clonmel is Slievenamon (the mountain of the women) which is a conical hill 2,368 ft. high. It is a lovely climb & is best accessed via Kilcash (off the N76 travelling from Clonmel to Kilkenny).

St. Patrick's Well

This is a healthy walk west of Clonmel town & visitors should be sure to see this place that commemorates Ireland's national apostle who is said to have preached here.

Glen of Aherlow

The Galtee Mountains have long been known as a walker's paradise but now the Glen of Aherlow with eight looped walks on Slievenamuck & two linear walks in the Galtee Mountains provides something for everyone from families to walking group. Car parking, picnic areas & information panels are provided at each trail head.

Popular walking routes include:

  • Lake Muskery Walk: 11 km (7 miles)
  • Lough Curra Walk: 9.4km (5.8 miles)