Walking in Connemara National Park. Connemara. Self-Guided. Full day

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Explore a variety of nature walks in Connemara National Park located on the stunning Wild Atlantic Way route.The park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands.


Connemara National Park offers safe and easy trails that allow the whole family to participate and also includes the challenging tracks and trails of walks in Connemara specifically for those who are very serious about their walking. Spend a wonderful day outdoors and breathe in the pure, fresh Connemara air.

The park also have a wonderful playground for smaller children. The playground features a variety of wooden equipment including see-saws, slides, chin-up bars, tunnels, and playhouses. There are picnic tables with views of Diamond Hill.

Arrive at the Connemara National Park in Letterfrack in the morning, and view an exhibition on the Connemara Landscape at the visitor center.

Walking distance
After, explore the park, and choose to walk any of the following nature trails:
0.5km – Ellis Wood Nature Trail
1.5km – Sruffounboy Walk
3.0km – Lower Diamond Hill Walk
3.7km – Upper Diamond Hill Walk

With this package you get a voucher to have lunch at the Connemara National Park Tea Room, situated in the park. The lunch consists of a delicious homemade soup of the day, served with homemade brown bread, plus a freshly made sandwich (plain or toasted), with two fillings of your choice and tea or coffee.

After lunch
You can walk up Diamond Hill. The hike takes approximately three hours. On the various walks you can discover the parks fauna and flora.
When you reach the top of the Diamond Hill, you’ll see stunning views across the national park to the Twelve Bens mountain range, the village Letterfrack, and the many islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

Meeting Point

What's Included



Please Note

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
An Explore Connemara National Park voucher will be supplied after booking with all details for date booked. Please printout and present to validate the light lunch

  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers

Difficulty level: easy