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Address: Cloonderavon, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 629 1659
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Description: Guided walking services. Guided walks in Connemara & Mayo mountains (12...
Guided walking services. Guided walks in Connemara & Mayo mountains (12 Bens, Maumturks), hills, coast and islands for individuals and groups. Multi-day walking tours. Also self-guiding services including the "Connemara and Mayo - A Walking Guide" book, along with advice and support. Transport can be organised.
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Professional, Knowledgeable and Very Personable

My wife, son and I vacationed in Connemara in June. Paul Phelan of Walk Connemara (www.walkconnemara.com) led us on four hikes (three in the Twelve Bens and one on the island of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife, son and I vacationed in Connemara in June. Paul Phelan of Walk Connemara (www.walkconnemara.com) led us on four hikes (three in the Twelve Bens and one on the island of Inishbofin. Paul was great; it was like hiking with an old friend. He did more than just guide us; he taught us about the local culture, history and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

On May 20, 2015 a group of 10 Belgian people, including 2 teachers and 8 English learning students, climbed Diamond Hill with Paul Phelan. He guided us up and down the hill and made of that day one of the best memories of our Irish stay. All along the way to the top and down the hill he told us... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It was a beautiful morning, the kind hikers’ dream of for walking in the mountains, but It was with a certain level trepidation that I/we set out to walk the Maumturk mountains in Connemara. Well I had heard so much about the “Maumturks”, of their rugged beauty, the unforgiving terrain and the difficult climbs that I was beginning to wonder... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A group of six of us had the most fantastic hike on the Maamturks with Paul of Walk Connemara. Observing the scenery as we hiked along, I understood the word 'breathtaking' as it would literally take your breath away. Walk was perfectly paced for the group and Paul's knowledge of the flora and fauna, the geology and the local history... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had an excellent experience going on Paul's guided walk of Roundstone Bog. Paul is knowledgeable and accommodating as a guide and in general a very pleasant, kind person. The route he chose as well as his commentary was a very interesting introduction to the landscape and the bog's history. He also knew just the angle needed to hoist me... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Spent last Friday and Saturday in the company of Paul Phelan and some friends. We managed 5 of the Maamturks over the two days and had a fantastic time. Paul kept us both busy and amused with many anecdotes and educated us on local geology and botany. He even kept the rain away. His expertise extended beyond the mountains as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Yesterday as a group of 8 people we climbed Mweelrea, the largest mountain in the Connemara region located in the west of Ireland. Paul and his mate Pete guided us up and down the mountain and made the day so enjoyable. On the way up Paul told us many different stories about the area and the people that lived there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had a fantastic day out on the mweelrea horseshoe with Paul. He is an expert guide - we hit difficult navigational conditions and he demonstrated his high level of expertise. Wonderful day out. Interesting and informed anecdotes, history, geology, geography and intimate knowlegde of the beautiful and and unique Connemara landscape.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Walk Connemara hosted a return trip for our small group this weekend, a follow-up to our great Inisbofin trip last year. Our 2 coastal walks brought us down lush leafy lanes, over headlands and along beautiful white sandy beaches. The weather was sunny and warm so time was made for swimming breaks. Along the way we learned of megalithic tombs,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We did the Diamond Hill walk with Paul as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations. He not only guided us to the top through rain and fog but shared lots of points of interest along the way. Highly recommended.

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Address: Cloonderavon, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 629 1659
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway

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